Some dislike reality TV — I’m not a huge fan of most though I occasionally enjoying watching shows like “So you think you can dance” and “Masterchef” with my family. Like sport, I love learning by observing human reaction under pressure, gleaning what brings out the very best in people. Britain’s Got Talent unearthed two wonderful human beings the world might not ever have gotten to know about — Paul Potts I featured in my previous post and Susan Boyle is a huge inspiration.

Last week, a good friend shared another video that moved and inspired me greatly. It’s the story of Choi Sung-Bong — if you need more reinforcement of our innate ability to be resilient, take the 10 minutes to learn about him here.


Mr Choi’s story reminds me of two wonderful quotes:

“The lion who breaks the enemy’s ranks is a minor hero compared to the lion who overcomes himself.”  – Rumi

“The only difference between successful people and unsuccessful people is extraordinary determination”  – Mary Kay Ash

Your thought of the day: Write down a list of things you can be extraordinarily determined to achieve in this lifetime.

Make your life extraordinary,