Lessons from Doc: #10 Learn to keep your wants simple and refuse to be controlled by the likes and dislikes of others

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What I have always found intriguing about Doc’s thinking and his many books is that they are so utterly commonsensical that their importance is almost too easily lost on us. He kept his wants, his principles, and his thinking simple. And yet, like all great ideas, although they are presented in simple and straightforward language, they hold up against increased scrutiny and probing, revealing more rather than less. In the case of this, his final aphorism, Doc might as well have quoted from the … [Read more...]

Lessons from Doc: #9 Learn to like the sunrise and sunset, the beating of rain on the roof and windows, and the gentle fall of snow on a winter day

My friend Kristine Haglund has again prepared some terrific thoughts on this. You can find them here: … [Read more...]