Don’t lose your race whilst watching someone else’s

Straight Talking Fitness

“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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About SimpleLivingOver50

At 53 years old I am starting to realize how life changes both physically and emotionally. I strive for a life of simplicity. I am winning the battle with type II diabetes, created a plan to have all debt paid off in 4 years including the house, taking advantage of every opportunity to live life to it's fullest through adventures in nature, hiking, biking, loving and learning.
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One Response to Don’t lose your race whilst watching someone else’s

  1. Thanks very much for the re-blog, greatly appreciated!

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