Turns out that upwards of 15% of society is lonely, and this lonely is deep and it can cause health issues. One study found that lonely people develop high blood pressure compared to non-lonely people. And it can ruin your sleep, make you sick and bring about an early death.
We all know what we like in our partners, lovers and friends. And more importantly, we know what we don’t like and wish they wouldn’t exhibit. But are we blind to having the same traits or worse in ourselves?
So ask yourself:
And then get to the big question, would I want to have me as a friend?
Just watched Ashleigh McIvor, Canada’s Gold Medalist in the women’s skicross being interviewed on CTV, the Olympic channel. She said some thing very profound, that I think is worth sharing. Iwill have to paraphrase what she said, but I think I caught the drift of it.
The interviewer said, “is it true that you knew you were going to win before you started the gold medal race?” No, she said, that’s not what happened. I was standing at the gate …More
Well, all the hype, all the press, all the attention and the best hockey team ever assembled came up short against the Americans. What happened to Team Canada eh?
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Life gets crazy, doesn’t it?
It’s so easy to be overwhelmed by your goals – wanting to reach a state of perfection – that things start spinning in circles around your head. This happens to me sometimes (even though I know it’s crazy to expect so much) and momentum can be a hard thing to break.