Time to Rethink a Myth

Maybe parents might want to consider the effects of pushing their children to get a college education:

Cyndee Marcoux already was stretched thin, thanks to the $80,000 in student loans she racked up after getting divorced and going back to school a decade ago. Her breaking point came in 2010, when her daughter defaulted . . . → Read More: Time to Rethink a Myth

Does Meaningful Work Contribute to Life Satisfaction?

In my last post I expressed disappointment that the authors of an article about material prosperity and life satisfaction did not acknowledge the sense of achievement that many people obtain from their work.

How do I know that meaningful work contributes to life satisfaction? It would be easy enough to make a fairly long list of . . . → Read More: Does Meaningful Work Contribute to Life Satisfaction?

Reflections on Recession-Proof Jobs and Life-Changing Careers

There is no doubt that many were examining their careers this Labor Day. Some were just thankful to have a job. Many were reflecting on changes they’d like to make. And still others have already made those changes and are just now headed into new careers. Over the weekend I read an article . . . → Read More: Reflections on Recession-Proof Jobs and Life-Changing Careers