Daily Archives: August 13, 2017

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari

Looking for inspiration, I came across this post from way back in 2011 shortly after I started on my blogging journey.
I reread the book and as usual, got more from it on second reading. It’s funny how often that happens.
I recognised that yes, in the years since I first read the book, I have been guilty at times of acquiring things; recently I have been disposing of many. But I have also been working on
* Nourishing relationships
* Cultivating self-discipline
* Developing joyful thoughts and very importantly
* Valuing time.

When we are young we think we have all the time in the world to visit, to read, to listen, to achieve but as we grow older we realise that time is a finite commodity and none of us know how much of it we have left.  So I am trying to enjoy the time I do have left by reading, learning and listening.

Here endeth today’s lesson. And if you haven’t already done so, I encourage you to read the book.

I choose how I will spend the rest of my life

“She told me the best time to plant
a tree was 40 years ago.

The second best time is today.
Don’t waste even one minute of your day”
Robin Sharma from
The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari.

You may know that I have been reading books and acquiring knowledge on Personal Development for many years (since I was a young wife and mother with time on my hands).  I run courses on the subject and I have a library of books from many of the greats in the field including Zig Ziglar, Wayne Dyer, Jack Canfield, Louise Hay, Debbie Ford, Bob Procter and Deepak Chopra.  Amongst the books I have read time and again, is this one by Robin Sharma.  


The book tells the story of a lawyer, Julian Mantle, who is forced to confront his life choices after an almost fatal heart attack while appearing at a trial. …

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