“The race is long………and in the end, it’s only with yourself”
An extract from the 1999 song “Sunscreen” voiced by Baz Luhrmann. If you haven’t heard it or don’t know of it, allow me to urge you to do a simple Youtube search. You’ll certainly appreciate the song. I promise.
That line is a particular favourite of mine because it aptly highlights something which I’ve been drawing more attention to, particularly over the last 12 months or so.
Focusing on yourself and avoiding needless and harsh comparisons.
There’s a stark difference between making comparisons with others and drawing inspiration.
Inspiration is positive. It stokes the furnace, turns the cylinders and rumbles the tummy. Inspiration is admiring the achievements of others, seeing their attributes and ultimately realising they aren’t “better” than you. That many times they just had a heart full of desire, a dedicated mind and a clear vision. Topped…
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