Tag Archives: wisdom

Happiness and meaningfulness

I found this article fascinating. It’s based on work by Viktor Frankl, a psychiatrist, during his time in a Nazi concentration camp. He worked with suicidal people and came to a deeper understanding of why some people survived the horrific … Continue reading

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Insights on wisdom from Arianna Huffington

“Wisdom” is one of four keys to redefining success in Arianna Huffington’s new book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder. (March 2014) She assumes we are all busy pursuing the … Continue reading

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How do you manage your relationship with your grown children?

Do you feel disappointed and disillusioned with your adult child? Or wounded by his silence, distance, or harsh words? Or are you an adult child yourself who feels feel angry toward your parents because of their judgmental and condescending attitudes? … Continue reading

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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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