About My Site
This is your opportunity to learn what I’ve gathered about Wealth, Health and Tremendous Living.
It is for those who are looking to:
* Take Action to Overcome Obstacles – of All Kinds
* Re-invent themselves with a New Career in Internet Marketing
* Believe that the only thing that holds “Me” back is what’s between my ears
Several years ago I read an article in Barron’s magazine about living to 150 years old.
Longevity experts, they said, predicted someone who was already 60 years old, then, would likely live to 150 or more!
The article went into all the advances in technology and healthcare and, if I remember correctly, they also introduced the idea of “Healthspan” where people would not only live longer but have a robust quality of life into their advanced years.
I started asking people, younger and older,
“How would you organize your life if you knew it was likely you would live to be 150 or 200 years old?”
To my shock many said, “I wouldn’t want to live that long.”
In ancient Greece if you lived past first 15 years of childhood you were likely to only live to the ripe old age of 37 and maybe 40 – if you were lucky.
The average life span was 40 years old (if you survived childhood).
Today, people are having babies at 40 years old – and older!
Today, in the West, our likely average lifespan is pushing 80 or more. I’ll bet many people in ancient Greece would have said, “I wouldn’t want to live that long.”
Today, many in their 60s are starting new careers, are extremely healthy and are defining themselves as “middle-aged.”
So what if we could live with physical vitality, great energy and mental competence to a 100, 120, 150 or more?
I asked myself:
“How would I plan out my life if that was my basic assumption?”
So, I made a list:
First, I needed a new Vision:
I would assume that I could have multiple careers. I knew that in 10 to 20 years I could become an expert in something – heck I’ve already done that twice – so why not dream and plan about what’s next – and then – next after that?
I would need to get very busy about my health. I watched the old movie “Death Becomes Her” for laughs – and lessons.
The key takeaway?
Health and learning how to take care of myself and my life partner became a priority.
That’s why, at age 62, my wife and I went back to school to become licensed massage therapists and received certifications in advanced body-work therapy to boot.
We wanted to be better able to take care of each other.
We recognized that we needed to deepen our knowledge and learn the basics necessary to be able to meaningfully talk about our health with other health professionals.
In short we wanted to become the General Contractors of our own health.
We needed to be practical about money and most important of all, ongoing cash flow.
For over 20 years I owned an investment firm. I saw firsthand how ignorance and arrogance about money hurt people.
Significantly I learned the KEY value of creating passive incomes that have the chance of lasting a long time.
But I also know that the internet has changed the game – and I think permanently.
The techniques I learned working in my Dad’s Insurance Agency located in the basement of our house and my six years as a paperboy in Detroit had served me well.
But today a whole new set of skills and knowledge is required.
Fortunately it’s readily available and if someone wants to learn and is willing to spend even an hour a day with focused attention it can be done.
In fact, in my opinion, opportunities for meaningful passive income are greater today than any other time in history.
Fourth, New Goals:
I knew I had to have MANY new goals to look forward to.
That’s where Tremendous Living comes in.
If you look around you’ll find an enormous and beautiful world to be explored, tasted and shared.
Furthermore if your inner life is rich the prospect of living older is extremely exciting – there is SO much to learn and get excited about.
It’s a law of nature that Outer is dependent on Inner. Our outer life is dependent on whether our inner life is nourishing, exciting and inspiring.
When we have an inner life that excites us and inspires us then our outer life becomes even more wonderful, meaningful and something we look forward to.
And now you know why I started this blog.
I want to share with each visitor resources for Better Health, Greater Wealth and Tremendous Living – on your own terms.
Whether today you’re 22 years old or 92 I hope you find Value in what you discover here.
We don’t know how long we’ll live. But we have control over what we think and what we do – today.
I’m rooting for you to have your own best tremendous life.
Tell me what you think in the comments of each of the posts.
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