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comfortable with discomfort

Melissa (excitedly): “Ian, you are becoming comfortable with discomfort!” Ian: “What does that mean? Why does it excite you? And how could that be a good thing?” The lie about comfort One of the biggest lies we have been sold is that the goal of life is to be happy. […]

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Feel loved

I always knew that I was loved by both my parents. The evidence through various doings was overwhelming. Mom woke me every morning with a mug of tea. We always had sandwiches for school and home cooked meals every evening. Dad served on the school’s parents association and later chaired […]

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Belonging to Self

Today I appreciate the mirror of others and self. Last night was the first PSA Cape meeting for the year. I realised before I went that I wasn’t really looking forward to it. It’s possibly about my current discomfort with my size. I was about to write: “discomfort in being […]

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Liberty - not embarrassed to be the goofy funny guy

Liberty has been a major desire in my life for as long as I can remember. Freedom from the expectations of others. From the inner voices of ought, should and must. Free to be myself. Liberation from the why not’s that have stood in the way of excellence, significance, and […]

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Journey

I appreciate the journey. I have too often rushed to destinations. Especially on holiday. Get there as fast as possible. Stressed. Irritable. Even more in need of a rest. Taking days to unwind. Of course I had heard of people who make the trip part of the vacation. It sounded […]

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Mistakes

Mistakes. Struggles. Errors. Wrong answers. Failures. Poor scores. Misunderstandings. Shortcomings. Inadequacies. Incorrect paths. Weaknesses. These all get a very bad rap in a perfectionistic society. One obsessed with measurement, conforming to norms, dictating mediocrity. A society that has forgotten that the best lessons come from mistakes. One that ignores the […]

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