Assumption and presumption have a lot to answer for. When we assume and presume we set restrictions in place. Restriction results in constriction. Our wants and desires are no longer within reach. We have unnecessarily added to the general complication of our own life. There’s a lot going on around us. There’s a lot that directly
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A popular health industry catchcry is “You are what you eat.” The link between the quality of the foods we ingest and the condition and performance of our bodies is well established and accepted by most. The kitchen equivalent is the expression “Junk in, junk out.” Cheap ingredients can only result in a cheap feed.
Things don’t always turn out as we expected them to. The place we find ourselves at doesn’t necessarily match the dreams and aspirations we held dear at the start of the journey. Expectation and reality can often be poles apart. But that’s no excuse for abandoning positivity. A satisfying day starts with a positive mindset. What
The pursuit of perfection is encouraged by those who would most profit from it…the salesman with a product to sell; the charlatan with an idea to market; the egotist with needs to be met. At every turn we’re being pushed to be bigger or smaller, stronger or weaker, more powerful or more vulnerable. We’re told that we should
An increasing number of medical practitioners are now accepting that it’s altogether possible to die from a broken heart. What they are acknowledging is the inextricable link between heart and head; the mental and the physical. The state of mind has a direct impact on the quality of health. We are what we think. As a direct result
When it comes to the complicated issue of comparative worthiness, we should brace ourselves for disappointment. There will always be someone who is smarter, richer, better looking, more talented and more able. Fuelled by unrealistic expectations and driven by unrealised dreams, it’s not too difficult to identify gaps in our personal and working life…those places where achievements don’t necessarily
Rash decisions are often regretted. It’s rare that a choice made on the run is a wise choice. Short-term satisfaction without the consideration of long-term implication can be a mistake that increases in magnitude as time passes. Over-thinking can also be an error. Delayed decisions can result in missed opportunities. Snoozers are losers. The objective should always
We all have things in our lives that we want to change; things that disappoint us; things that we know could be better; things that fall short of our expectations. Worst of all can be the things that fall short of our perceived expectations of others. The good news is that change is possible…but not always.