The problem with traditional goal-setting is that it usually begins with a statement or declaration of desire, want, or need, and it lacks the diligent work required to be successful. At its best, some logical and critical thinking might be applied to the actions, tasks and steps required to move you towards a goal; but the whole process lacks the depth that these critical factors require to ensure success.
This isn’t another post to tell you how to manage stress. Managing stress is about coping, or simply surviving, or getting by. There’s more to life than coping.
Last fall, I decided that I would sign up for a two-day bicycle ride that would cover 240 kilometers. The ride would take place on the one-year anniversary of my cancer operation. This, by itself, wouldn’t appear all that significant, except for the fact that I am not a hardcore bicycle rider and therefore I would have to take some very disciplined measures to get myself ready for the long two day ride.
In the struggle to overcome an unwanted challenge, the journey is never easy; and in this installment from “Hey You!!! You’re Too Young to be Here!!!” a life and death journey transcends all expectations, resulting in a re-birth.
Author Greg Martin shares his raw emotional and physical experience with prostate cancer, the early realizations and realities of the disease and his journey forward.
Author Greg Martin shares his experience of facing the challenges of prostate cancer and gratitude for the many friends who stepped-up to provide support.