XVI – Parents: Presents Vs Presence

I have learned more about children in the past 3 years, than I have in the previous years of my life. My daughters are my best and favourite teachers. They have taught me how to answer consecutive ‘Why?’ questions; reconsider my definition of imagination; be more curious; remember the joys of playing on the floor … Continue reading XVI – Parents: Presents Vs Presence

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XV – Disappointment

“My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.” Michael J. Fox “When one's expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have.“ Stephen Hawking   Disappointment arrives when expectations aren’t met. I have mentioned expectations and how I expect to get rid of them. … Continue reading XV – Disappointment

XIII – Don’t Follow Your Passions

 “Most things in life aren’t innate: individual betterment has little to do with inbred talent. (…) individual betterment requires practice and dedication and, to a certain extent, a healthy obsession. (…) for any dimension of life, for any skill set—be it exercise, ballroom dancing, or guitar playing—you must be willing to drudge through the drudgery to … Continue reading XIII – Don’t Follow Your Passions