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Shine your ****ing light…

Far too many people live in fear of being their true, crazy, beautiful, weird, messed-up selves.

We’re so brow-beaten by social media, by advertisers, by opinionated writers and voices, that we foolishly believe we have to be something else, be someone else, to meet the approval of others, to meet the approval of ‘society’.

Fuck that.

Be you, be brilliant, be weird, be whacky, be different.
Dye your hair purple and wear what you like.
Sing in the street, write your novel, wave your flag.

Don’t waste your time living someone else’s life.
Don’t let the noise of others drown out your inner voice.

Because the last thing we need is more cardboard cut-outs, more carbon copies, more of the same.

We need authenticity, we need integrity, we need fucking fresh air.

Too many folks are so busy trying to win everyone else’s approval, they have no time to be themselves.

Be yourself.
Everyone else is already taken.

Shine your fucking light, don’t hide it under a bushel.

To your good health!

Karl

What’s your reason why? And is it strong enough…

Why do you want to be healthy?
Why should you eat well, exercise, get an early night, drink more water, drink less booze, eat your veggies, cut down on the hedonistic lifestyle, manage your stress, join a yoga class, go running and lift a few weights?
Why would you do all that?
What’s your motivation?
What’s your reason why?

Maybe you want ‘the body beautiful’ – whatever that means to you.
Maybe you want to get your hands on someone else’s body beautiful!
Maybe you want to be bursting with energy.
Perhaps you are striving to resist the signs of ageing.
Maybe you have a family history of ill health and you are making every effort not to follow that line.
Perhaps you want to improve your performance in your chosen sport.
Maybe you want to avoid ill health, the decline of serious illness that comes later in life.

There are plenty of reasons to engage in a healthy lifestyle – do you know what yours is?

Thinking time…

That last question…

Do you know what yours is?

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