Posted by:Maureen Carruthers

Smart. Kind. Funny. At least that's the goal. I care about encouraging girls to consider STEM careers, helping nonprofits be the best they can be, cats, and German-style boardgames.

2 replies on “Random thought while drinking coffee

  1. I think this is a great conversation starter. I know I like winning but at the same time, I think I’ve learned more from my failures than my successes. And really, what would winning at life be? Grandmaster of the Universe? President? Or is it more like learning to be happy with what you have, while striving for enlightenment and wisdom instead of seeking out the next great thing? Who knows…

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    1. What got me to thinking about it was that my default behavior is to do everything as fast and as perfectly as I can, to always be ready to tackle the next goal and to check the next thing off the list. And I think that way of looking at the world makes a lot of people happy. But I’m not sure it makes me happy. So I’m wondering if there is another path and if there is, if there is a way to switch even when you are kinda old and stuck in your ways.

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