What Is The Most Profound Reason For The Brexit Vote?

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Unless you were sitting on a remote island somewhere, you know that a momentous referendum took place on 23 June 2016. The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. The economists and politicians have varying viewpoints on whether it was a wise decision or not, but there is one underlying reason for the “leave” vote. Continue reading “What Is The Most Profound Reason For The Brexit Vote?”

3 Benefits Of Delaying Instant Gratification

We live in a world where we have so much available to us: air-conditioned homes, the latest in computer technology, hi-tech cars, and conveniences of which our forefathers could only dream. Because of all that is available, we want things now! We have been programmed for instant gratification. It’s important to understand that delaying gratification in the longer term, actually has significant benefits. Continue reading “3 Benefits Of Delaying Instant Gratification”

The Great Generational Divide

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In recent discussions with family and extended family, I have come to the realization that there is a vast chasm in how we view the world. We, of the post-war baby boomer generation, made a significant impact on the world. Yes, we pushed the limits and called a “spade a spade” but even using that idiom in today’s world implies racism. So what is going on? Continue reading “The Great Generational Divide”