If you live in Australia you’ll know that the final siren has sounded for another year with the Richmond Tigers and the Melbourne Storm having their turns to be called the victors. Yet in a surprisingly short time, most of us will have forgotten who won. So, what’s to be gained from these events other than a bit of entertainment and a chance to demonstrate lounge-chair expertise? couches melbourne
Grand Finals and other sporting events can be good for us. After all, one of the many things we need to do in order to live a longer, better life – even those players in the various Grand Finals – is to always make sure that we have something to look forward to. It’s like Will Rogers said, ‘Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.’
Everyone needs to stay focussed on the main game; and for most of us that’s probably not a sporting event. Achieving a level of fitness, engaging in regular exercise, and keeping a check on our weight are important, but none of these, alone, necessarily indicate a focus on the BIG issue. What’s important means living a longer, better life and everything needs to be toward that end. As Stephen King said, ‘Get busy living, or get busy dying.