Welcome to The Bucket. — the place to come to see how embracing mortality can lead to a more fulfilling life. This month’s featured topic, “Dogs. Life.” includes five articles that focus on the living, dying and loving of dogs. Read Now
Kip Hollister, 56, a successful business woman from Dover Mass, experienced the unthinkable recently. Her 23-year-old son, Chase, one of her four children, died unexpectedly. In the nine months since the tragedy, Hollister’s eternal optimism, deep-rooted sense of purpose, and commitment to Chase have not only pulled her through, but have presented her with an opportunity to help others.
Step outside your comfort zone. Is that sound advice? No. It’s not sound advice, ever, under any circumstances. And to be clear: it’s not just wrong, it’s counter-evolutionary. The species by design has been uncomfortable since the day we climbed down from the trees and learned to balance on two wobbly legs.
Ask a dozen people what retirement means to them, and you’ll likely get a dozen different answers. Some may dream of around-the-world cruises, yet for others, the ideal retirement might simply mean a new fishing pole and a bucket of worms.
Since joining the Bucket team as Managing Editor, I’ve been working side-by-side with Bucket Co-Founder, David Abend, to develop content, write articles and, in general, herd the cats. But today, we sat down on opposite sides of the table to conduct David’s first-ever Bucket Interview. We figured it was a great way for you to understand what The Bucket is all about. And see why I jumped at the chance to join the team last March.