Count your blessings

Life has a way of shifting our focus to challenges. Likely because these are things we do not choose and require energy and dedication to resolve. With this as our seemingly persistent reality, we unwittingly reflect on the shortcomings in our lives. We want to go on more holidays, earn more money, drive nicer cars, […]

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The Stretch

When last did you do it? Stretching is not always comfortable. It creates a tension that includes uncomfortable pain. It’s preferable to skip it and go straight on to the workout, or life in general. The momentary inconvenience saves us the excruciating pain of injury and frees up our movement. It lessens the effects of […]

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Asking for help

We all have different tolerances for seeking out help. Like the age-old stereotype of men refusing to ask for directions. Generally, we try to avoid it altogether. Noone likes admitting incompetence. The ease of access to information aggravates this to some extent. Now, I never have to ask for help (or so I think) I […]

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Explanation Lenses

It’s when we attempt to justify our current realities. We conjure up excuses. We shift focus. We abdicate responsibility. So does everyone else. We are fooled into thinking this behaviour is normal. It’s not. Normal behaviour is defined by the default setting. That which is not taught but comes naturally. Kids are inquisitive. They discover. […]

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Because it’s there.

The reason you tackle big challenges. The fire in your belly. The inspiration to take on incredible odds. The conviction that there is more to your capacity than you have seen before. It drives you. It challenges you. It scares you. It’s the race you haven’t entered. It’s the mountain you haven’t climbed. It’s the […]

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