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Yes, there are benefits from seeing the glass as half full. But maybe both views can be valid, considering the context? If everyone was an optimist, would we really do anything to replenish half-full glasses?
How about you. What is your approach? Are you an optimist or a pessimist? a visionary or a pragmatist? a cheerleader or a problem solver?
It's great that Boomers have a diversity of viewpoints. Here are a few for your consideration.
SoBabyBoomer says some overbearing boomer parents have extended their smothering into the workplace, and despite their loving intentions – It’s backfiring. Big time.
As it turns out, surprise is an important element of experiencing pleasure, especially as we age. So why not surprise yourself with your own behavior every once in a while!
In Waking Up from the American Dream Tom Sightings ponders a question brought up in a recent New York Magazine article. Are we doomed to a future of lower economic growth, fewer opportunities for our children, and a more spartan existence for all of us? Or . . . are we Americans just too darn greedy for our own good?
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Is being plain looking a positive or a negative for teens? At The Generation Above Me, Karen considers how being awkward as a young person ended up working in her favor by midlife as she explains in her post "Ugly Duckling Becoming a Silver Swan via the Gym."
Best of Boomer Blogs #311: Food labels, female Viagra, family history & nest eggs.
Best of Boomer Blogs #316: Stock market, midlife blues, hot car safety, entitled mentality in kids