Tag Archives: inspirational books on wisdom

Thanks for your tips on raising teenagers!

One of my goals for this blog is to start an interactive discussion – raising provocative questions and encouraging readers to answer.  This approach fits with my belief that wisdom can be found in ordinary people – if we seek … Continue reading

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Any tips on how to raise a teenager?

I hope you have some – because, frankly, most parents are at sea when their little darlings reach those teenaged years. “An alien inhabited my son’s body when he turned twelve, and it didn’t leave till he was in college,” … Continue reading

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How do you know what kind of work is right for you?

And what advice would you give to a young adult – or a middle-aged one – who is trying to find work that aligns with core values? All right. Everyone knows the “right answer” to this one: Find your bliss … Continue reading

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Answering good questions. Why did I write this book?

What compelled you to write Warm Cup of Wisdom? Surprisingly, new questions register in life right when you might have assumed you should be older and wiser. A few years ago, I found myself agonizing over several personal relationships gone … Continue reading

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Getting through tough times

What sustains you through tough times and gives you energy and hope? This question cuts to the heart of what I hope to discover in this whole wisdom exercise. When I asked this question, it unleashed a flood of stories, … Continue reading

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Is happiness a choice?

I’ve had spirited disagreements with friends over the nature of happiness. I like to think it’s a choice: we can choose to be happy or we can choose to be miserable. One friend insists it’s circumstantial: if you’ve had terrible … Continue reading

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How can we become wiser? A five-month “course”

Were you an eager-beaver achiever at school? If so, you might enjoy a five-month “course” in wisdom, starting today. If not, you might like the freedom of dipping in, now and again, to see if there’s anything here that applies … Continue reading

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