I turned 60 this past year and I am just now feeling that I am acquiring some wisdom— not a ton, mind you, but I know some things now. I think as we get older, we question our lives, what we’ve done, and what we’ve failed to do. Speaking for myself, I have questioned, “What is success?” Think about that—so many definitions of what it means to be successful. Ruminating over this question, I came up with 4 criterion that I think one must have or do to be happy, content, and live a good life. You may differ on this— and that’s okay— these are mine.
I came up with these 4 many years ago and over the years, they still hold true. Some of these occasionally ebb and we have to reevaluate and recommit to get our ship back on course to a wonderful life. Are you sailing in the right direction?