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The future ain’t what it used to be.

The future ain’t what it used to be.

YPG Blog - The future ain't what it used to be.

Think back to yourself a decade ago, compared with the person you are now.  Recall how different you were then and how much you’ve changed.

Now imagine yourself in 10 years.  Most of us see our future selves as little changed from the person we are today.  Continue reading The future ain’t what it used to be.

Can money buy happiness?

Can money buy happiness?

Can money buy happiness?

We’re on a “treadmill of consumption,” continually buying more and more stuff.  Yet, even as our incomes rise, we don’t seem to get any happier.

So, future tycoons, will having more money increase your happiness?  Or are you simply speeding up the treadmill?  Continue reading Can money buy happiness?

You’ll meet a tall, dark stranger.

You’ll meet a tall, dark stranger.

You’ll meet a tall, dark stranger.

When ancient Greeks had to make everyday decisions, they consulted the gods by drawing lots, casting dice, and interpreting dreams.

For matters of utmost importance, however, they sought the words of the gods directly from the mouth of an oracle.  Continue reading You’ll meet a tall, dark stranger.

Lessons for a life well-lived.

Lessons for a life well-lived.

Dr. Brian Gahran

Wisdom is the ability to make sound judgments and good life-choices.  Wise persons anticipate the consequences of decisions.

Like speech, wisdom is an accumulated skill.  It is acquired slowly through personal experience and by learning from the mistakes of others.  Continue reading Lessons for a life well-lived.