A commitment to better health!

Not that much older than I am now, my father had his third minor heart attack. Today, he isn’t enjoying life in the way that he could; beset by health issues including type II diabetes and fatty liver disease. I have a genetic predisposition towards some of the same conditions – yikes! Since I’m engaging with longer term thinking, I’m conscious that I’m not doing … Continue reading A commitment to better health!

iFocus – by donning my glasses

A couple of weeks ago, I picked my new glasses. My first prescription eye-wear and actually they correct only a small weakness at reading distance. Since I work on a computer and read a lot though, these are making a big difference to me already. The unexpected difference? They provide two kinds of focus. Sure, I can read more clearly. They also, to my surprise, … Continue reading iFocus – by donning my glasses

Longer term doing > longer term thinking

I’m an idealist. Which means, among other things, that I’ve done a lot of idealised long term thinking. What I haven’t done consistently, is match that with long term action. What I do in the short term is regularly misaligned with the action that reaching the ideal requires. When sober reflection makes this clear, I think again about what is ideal and consider what actions … Continue reading Longer term doing > longer term thinking

Opportunity Cost – knowing is not enough

In preparing for an interview recently, I noted that I favour freedom over security. There are all sorts of reasons why this might not be wise, but one that’s all too often especially true for me. It’s about the nature of ‘opportunity cost’, which is the realisation that taking the opportunity to do one thing, you cannot do a different thing at the same time … Continue reading Opportunity Cost – knowing is not enough