Rest. Stress. Rest. Stress. Rest. Stress. A great massage. A day off. A good sleep.
How do we balance these – how do we balance our physical and mental well-being? We cope with stress – often not realizing how great it is, how debilitating it can be – and what do we do as a solution? Yes, we work harder, push harder, try harder while heaping another load/layer of stress on top. This makes no sense but stress and absence of rest/recovery seems to pinch logic off at its stem the way you take the head off a dead flower – and just flick it away.
Stress is real. Rest is required. Rest. Stress. Rest. Stress. Rest. Stress. A great massage. A day off. A good sleep. There is no simpler equation, no better equation, to self-heal our weary selves.
There is no greater gift than freedom - but it comes with the cost (also a gift) of having to take full responsibility for yourself. Many of us become institutionalized in our working lives, and it's scary to have to plan it all out - cover all the bases - be fully accountable for all aspects of our lives. Heady and rewarding once we embrace it. Wouldn't have it any other way, JB, Calgary, AB
Much more complicated than the media, the commentators and the various groups want to believe. The challenge today is that it is almost impossible to speak up in defense of anyone that the media has decided is guilty. No extenuating circumstances, no exploration of facts, no "innocent until proven guilty", simply guilty by weight of testimony. I recently read an interesting piece of media. The question went like this. A child was asked to spell "cat" and he carefully spelled it "k-a-t". The moderator said "wrong" and turned to the next contestant. That person said "cat - w-e-d" and the moderator again said "wrong". The third child got it right, but the question is "Were each of the first spellers equally wrong, was one more wrong than the other or does that even matter? Even I am nervous of expressing this, but I know you understand what I am suggesting, GB, Calgary, AB