The Lululemon mantra includes this line: “Successful people replace the words ‘wish’, ‘should’ and ‘try’, with ‘I will’.”
Here are some things I appreciated in Southeast Asia and Japan that I wish we had in Canada.
Umbrellas as sun protection
If you read one book a month, you probably have less than 800 books left to read in your life.
(I’m 26, so assuming I live to 90, that is 64 remaining years x 12 months = 768 books.)
The color of your clothes (and hair, and makeup) affects your attractiveness. Consider the beautiful Eva Mendes:
Most of us will agree that she looks better on the right, where she is wearing her best clothing and makeup colors. But why?
I jumped on the sourdough train along with everyone else during the lockdown, and after a few months, I think I’ve developed the ideal recipe.
Witness the beauty!
Every other person on r/GetMotivatedBuddies says “I want to get my life together: wake up early, exercise every day, eat healthier, cut back on alcohol, and read more… and I’m looking for someone I can check in with daily.”
That is way too many things to fix at once.
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Sometimes you can’t win. When you’re overweight, the only message you get from the world is that you’re ugly and should lose weight.
Once you have lost weight and become more attractive, though, you’re accused of trying too hard. “Relax,” other people start saying, “it’s the holidays. Have a piece of cake. After all, you wouldn’t want to get too thin.”