Joey and Jason Unplugged Pt2

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough” – Mae West

In this week’s episode Joey and Jason continue to delve deeply into their dynamic minds as they bring you the second part to their unplugged series, discussing their life philosophies, lessons learned, and ultimate regrets along the way.

In 2009 a palliative nurse named Bronnie Ware created a blog recording the observations she had made during her time as a carer for the dying. In 2011 the blog became published as a book titled “The Top Five Regrets of The Dying”, containing a collection of epiphanies given by those in their last days of life.

“I wish I hadn’t worked so hard” is listed as one of the top five regrets in Ware’s book. Joey and Jason argue that an existence of overworking is not necessarily folly if the work is enjoyed. Joey’s personal philosophy of “going big or going home” is what keeps him striving towards his personal goals, while Jason reminds us of the importance of counterbalance in our working lives.

In addition to discussing the top five regrets listed in the book, Joey and Jason consider their own. While they both confess of times in their lives where they have been complacent in terms of work and growth, they conclude that perhaps the ultimate goal in life is to reach the finish line with as few regrets as possible, having taken time to appreciate and enjoy the journey taken to get there.

Remember The Name by Fort Minor (Warner Bros. Records and Machine Shop Recordings) acapella and musical tracks are licensed for use under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial 2.5 license and have been remixed for use in this show. All rights that are not expressly granted under this license are reserved by Fort Minor and/or Warner Bros. Records and/or Machine Shop Recordings. 

 

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