Your Work Peak Is Earlier Than You Think – The Atlantic

What I need to do, in effect, is stop seeing my life as a canvas to fill, and start seeing it more as a block of marble to chip away at and shape something out of. I need a reverse bucket list. My goal for each year of the rest of my life should be to throw out things, obligations, and relationships until I can clearly see my refined self in its best form.
— Read on www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/07/work-peak-professional-decline/590650/