We’re in level 4 lockdown here in #Auckland New Zealand. There’s lots of contemplation time. It can be tough. So many of us are considering where we are in our lives, our priorities, checking we are living our lives to our full potential. Reaching out if we need a friend. I love Shakespeare’s poem that describes the seven stages of a person’s life: the helpless infant, the whining schoolboy, the emotional lover, the devoted soldier, the wise judge, the old man still in contro
Perfectionism looks like a motivator yet so often it’s a beta blocker to beginning and when we fail we beat ourselves up. We stop noticing and enjoying the moment to moment stuff in pursuit of the endgame. I like the ‘practice makes progress’ idea. If every day we work towards being better than yesterday we will keep growing and achieving our goals. My favourite story is when a reporter asked, "How did it feel to fail 1,000 times?" Edison replied, "I didn't fail 1,000 times.
Walking with a friend this morning this was exactly our conversation. Thanks for your post Jane Sweeney After a bum time when you wondered if you’d ever get up… you do. And then to reflect on what you learnt so you can step out, grow, now the sun is shining. Because there are up and down times. We are not fabulous all of the time. What do I learn after a struggle? *Stay connected with my good friends, they care *Get sleep *Try to be outside in nature each day if possible *Ex
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