Joe’s Words of Wisdom

Wisdom Lesson One

Life wisdom

When I told my daughter I was putting together this book she said to me, “What makes you qualified? My response to her was that I have lived a pretty full life with both good and bad and have had many life experiences. I am much wiser now, and realize what I was lacking, and how important it is to have these skills early on.

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Wisdom Lesson Two

Stay, Healthy and Live Life to the Fullest

Have you ever wondered why some people are healthier than others? Why is it that some people who look healthy on the outside, get sick more often than others? After discussing these questions with my doctors, here are some possible answers.

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Wisdom Lesson Three

Stay Happy

In Alive2Thrive video #12 we learned that success is not always the way to happiness. Your successes can result in happiness, but this type of happiness can be short lived. If you rely on your successes to bring you happiness, you may spend a good part of your life unhappy.

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Wisdom Lesson Four

Relationships: The Golden Triangle

After I was divorced, I was sitting in my apartment thinking about picking and keeping the right partner for my future. I realized that the answer to that question had to do with what I like, not what society or the latest fad says I should like. I came up with three criteria which I call the Golden Triangle.

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Wisdom Lesson Five

Raising Children

When I had my first child, I knew very little about raising children. I just hadn’t thought about it. My wife and I did the best that we could with what we knew. We did have enough sense to enroll our children in daycare, since we were sure that would help our children become more adept at socialization.

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Wisdom Lesson Six

Business Wisdom

Here is a bit of advice for any of you who want to go into business. Quite a few years ago my wife, Kate, came to me and said, “Joe, you should read this book about small business.”

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The life wisdom pages are short tips and suggestions on life. I am sure you will come up with your own as time goes by. Be sure to pass these tips on to others.

The only thing that would be better than you learn these lessons now would be that you would have learned them earlier in life. The real solution would be to provide early learning to children starting at birth.

How to use

This website is a free resource of material to help improve your social and emotional intelligence.  The material on this website ranges from individual “sayings” to a full curriculum program called Alive2Thrive.  To help you become your best self, please review all this site has to offer.  It is important you pass this site along to others so they can be the best they can be and by doing so we will build the best society.