A Reason to Jump Out of Bed

In my last post, I talked about my midlife enlightenment. Then, I discovered the Japanese have a term for this called Ikigai (pronounced “eye-ka-guy”), meaning a "reason for living." Essentially, Ikigai is achieved when your passions and talents converge with the things that the world needs and is willing to pay you for. In some ways …

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A Midlife Enlightenment

After leaving a job with great pay and excellent benefits to pursue the unknown, a few people asked me if I was having a midlife crisis. Maybe I am....but I actually think of it more as a midlife enlightenment. Has this ever happened to you: You run into a former coworker or acquaintance who recently …

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