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When the going is tough, the question is “who are you going with?”

How do you respond to pressure? What comes out of you when the screws are tighten? How do you respond when the walls close in? What’s your instinct when you’re backed up into a corner? Continue reading When the going is tough, the question is “who are you going with?”

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A 56-year-old who doesn’t back down

This week, I’ve been thinking about longevity. In a fast-paced, frenetic (dare I say “millenial”) world of instant gratification, the idea of someone consistently staying at the net for the long haul is not the most appealing, or common, thing.

If you had to call it a characteristic in someone, it could be deemed a number of ways. At its worst, we call it stubborn. But I’m referring to terms like faithful; reliable; steadfast; consistent; unwavering. Continue reading A 56-year-old who doesn’t back down

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The Great Deep Vlogcast: Mental Health Benefits From Exercise

There are many benefits to your mental health, but listed here are five from personal experience. 

Check out the blog: https://www.ryancalder.co.za/blog/ramblings-about-priorities/ 

Check out the deeper version in the podcast: https://www.ryancalder.co.za/podcast/31-mini-reflections-on-priorities/

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Ramblings about priorities

Before I get into my deep thought for the week, I thought I should pause and say that this past weekend is cause for reflection. I remember blogging at the beginning of lockdown thinking about when musicians would be able to perform again and what it would look like. Continue reading Ramblings about priorities