No, It’s Not Too Late. There’s Only One Real Finish Line in Life by Tim Herrera

No, It’s Not Too Late. There’s Only One Real Finish Line in Life by Tim Herrera

No, It’s Not Too Late. There’s Only One Real Finish Line in Life.

Excerpts:

….[The Author got his college degree a couple of years after his friends already got theirs]

Things seem to have worked out O.K. since then. And now that I have a little more life experience behind me I look back and think: Who cares?

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Research: People Tend to Grow Happier As They Age – Do Cranky People Die Sooner Than Pollyannas?

Research: People Tend to Grow Happier As They Age – Do Cranky People Die Sooner Than Pollyannas?

Do Cranky People Really Die Younger Than Pollyannas?

Excerpts

…. But if you look at the scientific data, it turns out that most older people are not actually crankier than younger people–it’s just that they don’t play by the same social rules.

When you’re younger, being nice and presenting yourself positively can gain people’s good favor down the line, says Derek Isaacowitz, a psychology professor at Northeastern University, but that ceases to be a major motivator as you age.

That’s why social scientists like to point out that outward expressions of grumpiness may just be a sign that someone is unconcerned with social niceties–as opposed to being hardened and unhappy.

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