How do we perceive the future? With fear and trepidation or joyful expectation? Maybe, our feelings fall somewhere in between. Or if we are evolved beings, we’ve learned to live in the present moment and not anticipate the future at all! But how do we perceive the unknown, the things outside our comfort zone? How […]
Hibernate Like A Bear?
“If you hibernate like a bear, entertain yourself with indoor hobbies, and wait for summertime T-shirt weather, you will probably avoid the serious effects of COVID-19.” ― Steven Magee Hibernate Like A Bear? “Hibernate like a bear”, he saidSo off we went, obediently to ‘bed’It’s been a long time nowWe’re not sure howWe will come outWe’re […]
Don’t enable! Be wise about the consequences of your giving. Investigate who is getting your money, and know specifically how you are helping. Paul Sutherland, Chairman, Utopia Foundation Don’t Enable! Be Wise About Your Giving We are often drawn to give to charitable causes. I know. I’ve been there and done that. But how many […]
Patience is something I struggle with. (Persistence too, as I’ve admitted!). But if I want to grow and learn, it’s one of the most important qualities to develop. Practising Patience In a recent study led by University of Chicago business professor, Ayelet Fishbach, people were asked to choose between winning a small prize immediately and […]
Is Persistence Always Good?
Did you, like me, grow up reading the story of Robert the Bruce and The Spider? Try, try again was the moral we were told. Despite, this early learning, I confess that persistence is not one of my virtues. I know that about myself. There are plenty of drafts, ideas, unfinished embroidery projects, incomplete note-books […]