Life deals you all sorts of cards, this article is great reminder to keep it all in perspective. Take a couple minutes and read the entire piece. I grabbed Mike’s list of what he’s learned after dealing with cancer for 4.5 year and having it hanging on my wall at work:
1. We’re all temporary. We have to enjoy people and allow them to enjoy us, before it’s too late.
2. One question should determine any given day’s activities: On my deathbed, will I be happy I spent time doing this?
3. Work-life balance is a false choice. It’s all life. If you suffer at your job, get a new job. If you can’t, get a new attitude. And if your principal complaint is the people you live or work with, see number one.