It is easy to get drawn into the mindset of wanting to be celebrated for a massive achievement. However, that same mindset also convinces us that the 'go-big-or-go-home' mentality is the only one worth achieving. Perhaps a good exercise in mindfulness while completing today's challenge is to look around you and notice how some of the big things you appreciate could so easily have been unachievable if there was a simple small thing that was not achieved independent of the big audacious goals.
I always assumed that the key driver that prevented people from making the changes in their lives that they knew needed to be made was a lack of courage. That lack of courage I always assumed to be the result of fear to embrace the new while giving up the comfort zone or the dysfunction … Continue reading Conviction
I've often been accused of expecting too much from people, only to realise that they in fact expect too little from themselves. I've seen this play out on numerous occasions where I've demanded a level of delivery from colleagues or family members that was slated as unrealistic, only to see them achieve their targets anyway. … Continue reading It’s Probably Possible
Heaven forbid we should live a romantic life. It is possible you know. To live a romantic life and still remain functional and practical about all life’s challenges. But it’s easier to fit in with the jaded crowds than to be true to ourselves, because the risk of failure is too great a source for … Continue reading The joy of fear