I think most of us can say that we strive to be happy. It’s been proven that money doesn’t primarily affect how happy we are, so what makes us happy?
A few years ago I was looking after a gallery exhibition. Sometimes artists have to share this duty for joint exhibitions and this was my turn.
One of the things that makes my 60s so enjoyable is that I have discovered the fountain of vitality in the form of learning. Learning contributes to the joy and purpose in my life. Each morning I make a cup of tea and go into my office where I study.
You love your new oil painting pastime, but replacing art supplies keeps getting more expensive. Maybe you feel a little guilty about the costs. Maybe you decide to paint less often. Another option is to stretch out the paint, but does the end result on the canvas disappoint you?
So you want to start painting? I am delighted with your decision, because painting is one of the most rewarding pastimes available to us.
Is it possible that two sticks and a string can improve your life? Knitting provides so many ways to improve your health and sense of well-being. More than 50 million people knit or crochet; they must be on to something!
My friend, Tom, published his book for free. I, unfortunately, did not. In this article, I’ll reveal how he did it as well as how much I spent to arrive at the same destination — published author.
The truth is I never wanted to know anything about retirement. Keeping my head in the sand had always worked for me, but now I was panicking. I was 58 years old and I had never given the financial aspects of growing older a second thought.
Remember when teachers told you reading was good for you? They were right. And now reading is even associated with living longer.
Researchers at the Yale University School of Public Health have discovered that book readers have a “significant survival advantage” over those who don’t read books.