Ego Integrity: 5/8 A matchless family life?


This is the fifth in a series of eight “old age” reflections on this period of my life. (The process and place of such reflections is described in the final paragraph.) It conjures up the words, pride, completeness, adversity, optimism, Buddhism, compassion, bonding. I hope you can see how they arise in this post. Family, … Continue reading Ego Integrity: 5/8 A matchless family life?

Ego Integrity: 4/8 Personal career change


This is the fourth in a series of eight “old age” reflections on this period of my life. (The process and place of such reflections is described in the final paragraph.) It conjures up the words, focus, values, professional, challenge, learning, relationships, career, growth, psychologist, intellectual, power, change, transformation, wealth. The personal change I experienced … Continue reading Ego Integrity: 4/8 Personal career change

Ego Integrity: 2/8 Who guided YOU when you needed it?


This is the second in a series of eight “old age” reflections on this period of my life. (The process and place of such reflections is described in the final paragraph.) It conjures up the words, friendship, education, humility, mentor, professional. Some became personal values, others signposted a new direction to my life. I hope … Continue reading Ego Integrity: 2/8 Who guided YOU when you needed it?

Ego Integrity: 1/8 Why did I leave school?


This is the first in a series of eight “old age” reflections on this period of my life. The process and place of such reflections is described in the final paragraph. It conjures up the words, struggle, doggedness, learning experience, responsibility, family. They’re not in any particular order but it definitely set a platform for … Continue reading Ego Integrity: 1/8 Why did I leave school?