Pic of the Week
This is a pic of the new gym space my son and I created at home. It included a homemade power rack to keep us safe when lifting some of the heavier weights. How long we will use it once the gyms re-open is unknown but for now it’s been a lot of fun building it together and a great space to train in. It’s been great to see so many people starting to focus on their health and vitality over the last couple of months. Hopefully, everyone can keep the momentum going. I’m curious, what have you started to do to improve your health?
Here are the top three things that have made a difference in my week.
They might also be useful for you, or not.
1) Something I thought about this week...
How small we are. I caught up with a mate this week and did a night time 2 hour hot/cold (plus philosophy) session. Meaning we alternated between a 70deg sauna to a 10deg pool plus spent some time looking up at the stars whilst still in the pool. He lives in Gippsland so the stars were particularly bright (although it could have been the blood rush from the cold). It was amazing to see some of the 300 billion stars that are in our galaxy alone and to think about how small I am in the big picture of it all. For me, it was a reminder not to take “me” so seriously and to realize I am a very, very small cog in the wheel of life.
2) A great addition to my current outdoor fad...
BCF Swag. In my search for a better outdoor sleeping alternative to the tent, I discovered the XTM Double Swag which allowed me to get set up in no time at all. Featuring quality 400GSM Ripstop poly-cotton canvas construction teamed with double stitched seams and a thick PVC flooring to keep the rain and moisture out.
I know many of you are swag experts but for me, it been a game-changer for sleeping outdoors. At $200 for a complete solution, it seems like a winner.
3) A great guest in the Thrive Boardroom - Mentor Live Session...
Brad Smith - Growth Against The Odds. Who's Brad? He is the founder of Braaap Motorcycles. ICMI International Public Speaker 2x Australian Young Entrepreneur of the Year 4x Small Retail Business of the Year Australian Business Award International Young Entrepreneur of 2010 - runner up 4th World champion MiniX. In 2005 as an 18-year-old kid, Bradley Smith traveled to Asia with the idea of building a motorcycle that he had designed. After being laughed out of over 50 factories he finally found a factory that believed in his vision and would partner with him to build his first bike, and so began Braaap motorcycles. There is no better person to speak about growth against the odds than Brad. I've watched his journey as a friend over the last 10 years and have been super impressed with his ability to soldier on, to fight for his vision, and to strengthen his resolve and determination. One of the most purpose-driven people I know. If you’re interested in knowing more about Thrive Boardroom email me for more info.
Ps. A quote that fits this week...
“It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.” - Robert H. Schuller
I would love your feedback on what had an impact on you and the lesson in it, moral of the story, or learning you would share.
Have a ripper finish to your week.
Cheers Dr. Ben
Dr. Ben Carvosso
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