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Saturday, 9 June 2018


In The monk who sold his Ferrari we’re told that we think 60,000 thoughts a day, 95% repeated from the day before. In Finding your element, Chapter 1, Ken Robinson advises his readers ‘to turn down the [mental] noise’.

I figure that my tiredness is 60% due to stressing, 20% to physical condition, and only 10% due to aging. So it makes sense, if I want to feel better, to concentrate on improving my mental outlook.

In an Art book about Toulouse-Lautrec I read that Henri’s favorite expression was, “Ah, life!” 

I think I’ll also adopt that as my own.

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