We have a future self which knows what is best for us, but often our current self has other ideas. The current self wants to slack off, to relax and take it easy, all of which will not take us to our goals and dreams.
In this episode I speak about a concept of our future self writing cheques that our current self has to cash. At times this is very difficult, and a strengthening of our will power will help to make this easier.
Expansion of the maxim: “Justice is the goal, Solidarity is the tool, Education is the key” and how it relates to our individual self and society at large.
There are occasions in nature when conditions are perfect and beautiful, miraculous things occur. A rainbow, a solar eclipse, a new born baby, these can be seen as examples of perfect conditions within nature.
However, things are rarely perfect in our day to day lives. To wait for perfect conditions is seemingly to wait for eternity.
What I am sharing in this Vlog is how silly it sounds when I speak about waiting for the perfect conditions the begin something. A more practical solution would be to decide what it is that we want to achieve and in what time frame, and get to work. Things we put off till tomorrow rarely get done. The only time to act is right now!
There is a biblical quote that can be found in Ecclesiastes 11:4
How far have you come over the past 10 years? A whole lot has changed, that much I am sure of!
Speaking with friends recently I came up with an idea about a 10 year test. The premise of this is you look at where you were 10 years ago, you could use your social media profile and look back at some of the images you posted 10 years ago to get an idea of where you were at. Or you could simply take a quiet moment to think about where you were in your life 10 years ago.
Once we have looked back at the person we were 10 years ago and how much we have changed, it will be easier for us to project out to our future selves 10 years hence and take action regarding where we want to be in the next 10 years.
If you think this is a good idea, and know someone who might enjoy taking the test, please share the YouTube link. Remember, our life is in our own hands..
In this episode I will explain how everything we have experienced up to this very moment has made us who we are today.
All of our impressions, everything we watch, read and hear impacts our psyche in a big way. The implications of this idea can help us to understand our past, and the things that we experienced when we were younger, our present, regarding how we choose to spend our time on a daily basis, as well as our future, if we continue along the same lines day in and day out.
We have every right to make our lives better, to make them the best we are able, and I believe that knowledge and understanding of who we are plays a huge part in this process. I hope the Vlog gives you what you need to move ahead in your own life.
In this great episode I speak with the current Ms Miami International, Gabriela Chang about her journey to this point. She is an inspirational character and has recently become a supporter and spokesperson of many children’s organisations.
In this wide ranging interview she speaks about some of the hardships that she has been through which have give her a perspective in which to relate to some of the young people she is now working with.
Gabriela has so much to give, and her passion and enthusiasm comes across in this video. Please be sure to follow her journey on her website and social media profiles.
Anxiety is something we have all experienced at some stage of our lives. It could be described simply as a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear that can be mild or severe. These fears ad worries are often related to thing which may or may not occur in the future. Anxiety is a natural human response when we perceive that we are under threat.
1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health issue during our life. 25% of 13-18 year olds suffer from an anxiety disorder and 80% of people diagnosed with an anxiety disorder don’t get any help.
There are many symptoms which I go into in the video and also some of the people I have worked with have given me permission to share how it manifested for them. A big part of anxiety is for us as individuals to decide when it becomes a problem and when it is time to do something about it.
At the end of the video I share 5 ways that we can manage our anxiety better. I hope you find some value in this video and it helps you going forward in dealing with your anxiety.
Some helpful links I mention in the video
My Vlog on Mindfulness : https://youtu.be/uk3anD3wYvI
Tim Ferris’ Interview with Gabor Mate : https://youtu.be/H9B5mYfBPlY
How to overcome fear and anxiety booklet : https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/overcome-fear-anxiety
Understanding anxiety and panic attacks booklet : https://www.mind.org.uk/media/1892482/mind_anxiety_panic_web.pdf