Thursday, May 22, 2014

How Much Juice Do You Have Left?

A friend of mine asked me this question: do you know how much juice you have in your life?
My answer: no, and what are you talking about?

His question centered on our effectiveness to pursue creativity after a certain age. His query is in regards to energy, fortitude and the idea-engines that exists in all of us. Is there a certain point when your juice runs out? Do you use your juice on the wrong things? Are you spilling juice by not even caring about it? Are you constantly cleaning up your juice? An interesting question, no doubt...

We all only have time for so much. We get older, we lose our hair, become frail and then we die. Can't help some of this, but does it have to mean your juice is dead? I don't think so, but it does mean we need to pour our juice in the glasses that make the most sense: where we gain power and appreciation, friendships (gaining greater connection with family), economic growth, intellectual capacity, love and bodily health. But who is an expert in that? Who is juicing it up 100% all the time? Clearly that's not the point of my friends quandary, but it is important to consider all these factors when you look at what you're doing with your life, and the rest of it. I know I am...

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