Today I’m thrilled to post my 500th Game Plan column for I love how I’ve had the opportunity to evolve as a writer and a person through this twice-weekly space and bring thoughts about “how to live life.” What an extraordinary privilege.

What came naturally to me for this one — in large part because I pay attention to my readers’ feedback — is tapping into the realization that what resonates most with people is my take on how to move through the world meaningfully. And what that means is not pretending I have all the answers or that I’m perfect. I don’t have it all figured out. I just have fun (OK, mostly) with the challenges that come along.

This one begins thus: I am not a guru.

Today’s Game Plan: A Bit on Living Meaningfully