Don’t ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance, or my kindness for weakness.

— Carson Kolhoff

Gender and the T/F divide…

In MBTI (personality) theory, the sixteen types are made from a combination of four letters, each with two different preferences. For example, I am an INFJ which stands for Introversion (I), iNtuition (N), Feeling (F) and Judging (J). With the opposite preferences we have ESTP, which is Extroverted (E), Sensing (S), Thinking (T) and Perceiving (P). The other ...

Peanut Butter and Banana Cookies…

Ater this morning's run and training session I decided to have a go at making some more protein cookies and decided to change the recipe around a little from the Belgian Choc Chip version. The main difference being the addition of bananas and the exclusion of eggs and chocolate chips... 1 sachet of Quaker oats 1 scoop of PHD ...

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Never allow anyone to rain on your parade and thus cast a pall of gloom and defeat on the entire day. Remember that no talent, no self-denial, no brains, no character, are required to set up in the fault-finding business. Nothing external can have any power over you unless you permit it. Your time is too precious to be sacrificed in wasted days combating the menial forces of hate, jealously, and envy. Guard your fragile life carefully. Only God can shape a flower, but any foolish child can pull it to pieces.

~ Og Mandino



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“It is not the critic who counts, nor the man who points out how the strong man stumbled, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs and comes short again and again; who knows great enthusiasms, great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who, at the best, knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who, at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those timid souls who know neither victory nor defeat.”

~ Theodore Roosevelt