We've Gotten Older, but Are We Wiser?

April 2006
USA Today Magazine;Apr2006, Vol. 134 Issue 2731, p15
This article looks at the level of wisdom of older adults in the U.S. Older adults can demonstrate to younger generations that they truly have something special worth listening to, maintains Chades Hayes, author of "The Rapture of Maturity: A Legacy of Lifelong Learning." Hayes identifies at least 15 key properties of life that every man and woman must know how to use to achieve purpose and clarity of understanding. Recognizing and applying these characteristics is powerful and rewarding, Hayes declares. Time is central to our lives, though its true nature remains a mystery. Passion is the energy you place into what you are doing--it is the fire in your belly, the rage of the storm, the flame that drives you to achieve your best.


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