What could the day that turned my life around mean for you? Was there something I did that you could use to progress your life forward today? What was I so afraid of that could make it easier for you to act today on those dreams or emotional needs if you knew it? Could this be the day that turns YOUR life around?
Who are we? Where do we come from? And what stories in our past might enlighten our own lives? What should we do for those who follow?
Machiavelli first said, "Never waste the opportunity offered by a good crisis." In the modern era, this sentiment has been wrongfully attributed to Winston Churchill and used by politicians and leaders worldwide to spur us to action on the intransigent. Popularised in this century by Rahm Emanuel, chief of staff to former US president Barack Obama, it sentiments remain valid today. On June 9 of 2021, my part of the world was rocked by storms causing damage not seen before. During its aftermath, I reflected on our reactions to a crisis and what we may learn that we may find helpful in the next one. There will always be another crisis to navigate.
Trust is one of the essential foundations of human society. It holds families and worlds together, and when broken, disaster follows. Families can fall about, and countries can go to war. We often see trust as a black and white concept. We can either trust or not but perhaps considered trust is a mature option. Something to ponder...
According to the Oxford Dictionary: a Parlay is a cumulative series of bets in which winnings accruing from each transaction are used as a stake for a further bet. Today I look at four of life's winning strategies that, if used together, can multiply your chances of coming out on top in the game of life.