Month: July 2021

frozen wave against sunlight

Pacing

In the Triathlon, it’s said that you can’t win in the swim (the first part), but you can sure lose then. This statement is very true. If you don’t pace yourself, it can be very easy to burn out. This happened to me very recently when I got my rowing machine a few weeks back, …

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open brown wooden door

When Thank You and Sorry mean the same thing

It’s interesting how some things are expressed differently in different languages. Take for example in Japanese, when someone opens the door for you, you apologise to them for having inconvenienced them, whereas in English we’d usually thank them. In Japan, it’s all about humility. When you do something, anything, to inconvenience someone, you are sort …

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