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Thoughts about choice …

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Photo by Maarten van den Heuvel on Unsplash.com

I have no choice about whether or not I have Parkinson’s. I have nothing but choices about how I react to it. In those choices, there’s freedom to do a lot of things in areas that I wouldn’t have otherwise found myself in.
~ Michael J. Fox

Do we have too many choices?

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Photo by Deanna Ritchie on Unsplash.com

Anyone who goes shopping in brick and mortar stores or online, will know there is oodles of choice. That’s good isn’t it? Brian Shwartz suggests not.

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Thoughts about choice …

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Photo by Crawford Ifland on Unsplash.com

The only thing you sometimes have control over is perspective. You don’t have control over your situation. But you have a choice about how you view it.
~ Chris Pine

 

What’s your perspective on personal responsibility?

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Photo by dan carlson on Unsplash.com

Personal responsibility. It is something we start to grapple with as a child. And yet, there are many who seem to avoid it in life, instead opting to blame external forces for their own circumstances. I am not talking about children here. Or am I?

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Thoughts about fear

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Photo credit – Francisco Moreno via unsplash.com

If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.
~Marcus Aurelius

Thoughts about the will to win …

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Photo credit – Todd Quackenbush via unsplash.com

The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel, are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur.
~ Vincent Lombardi

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