One isn’t better than the other.
The heart should not always be in control.
And neither should the head.
If you’re ruled by one, you’re like a leaf in the river, going wherever the current takes you.
If you choose which needs to be in control, you’re at source, you’re a power boat in the river going where you choose.
The head and the heart are both powerful tools, in the right context.
Humans are tribal.
As humans we have an insatiable desire to explain untoward events so we can get on with solutions.
In any field, most of the rewards go to the top 5% of people.
I say please to Siri.
If a turkey were to assess the state of the world in early December, they would be forgiven for thinking all is well and that the farmer loves them.
We often compare today’s performance relative to yesterdays.
In summer I walked up to the Rob Roy Glacier near Wanaka.
There are two ways to find the limit.
When I was skiing professionally, I knew that standing on the edge of a cliff for longer didn’t make it any safer to drop.
On Monday I attended the funeral of a good friend of mine from medical school, Andy Greer. He died suddenly while working a shift at Christchurch Hospital. He was 40.