Yearly Archives: 2021

Are We Born to Wander?

The title of the below article (which is from last month’s National Geographic) hit me hard.  After a year of being locked down, and not able to travel, my answer to the question “Are we born to wander?”  is an unequivocal yes.  I have written several LIFEies about the benefits of travel over the years.  Today, I want to add some thoughts that hit me… Read more →

Training Models to Get Smarter

It is really crazy how many resources are available to help you get smarter. I thought I was pretty engaged in the self-improvement arena, but I am always trying to get smarter, grow, learn. When I saw the article below and clicked on the diagram, I realized I was just a novice (which shows over 650 ways to get smarter organized). Do yourself… Read more →

Do You Have Enough?

Today’s LIFEies is a quick one. Below is a very simple story from author Kurt Vonnegut about a conversation he had with the author of Catch 22, Joseph Heller. It is a LIFEies lesson in the purest sense.   Please read the green highlighted section below and then simply ask yourself this question:  Do I have enough?   Knowing what you want… Read more →