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It’s your lucky day

On the How I Built This podcast, Guy Raz always asks the question, how much of your success do you put down to luck, and how much to skill?

I have often thought about this question myself, and every time I come to the same conclusion. It’s 100% luck. I can’t think of how it could ever be different.

We all lucked out. To live in this time in human history, with modern medicine and developed economies, we are very lucky.

To be able to build a business in this climate, no, to be able to live in this world, it’s all the same. It takes the luck to be born at this time at this place. We all have to realise this, and I think we do but some of us don’t appreciate it for what it is.

That you’re alive is a miracle. That in itself is the luckiest thing in the world. And that in itself is motivating. This is your chance to make an impact. Every day is your chance to change the world. Every day is your lucky day.

Tim Bunting Kiwi Yamabushi

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hi, I’m Tim Bunting AKA the Kiwi Yamabushi, a New Zealander who became a Yamabushi Ascetic in the Dewa Sanzan mountains of north Japan. I’m part of the Yamabushido team, and we host life-altering Yamabushi training on the Dewa Sanzan (website link). People come to us for the ultimate mindfulness experience, to reach the next level, or simply connect with nature and themselves.


I’m on a mission to summit all 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata Prefecture to spread the splendour of this fabulous location, and in dedication to all those who lost their lives out in nature, including my father.


On my daily blog I post thoughts of a practicing Yamabushi that I hope people can use to better themselves and live as fulfilling a life as possible.


Sign up to the weekly Mountains of Wisdom newsletter, follow me on social (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, TikTok, Clubhouse, all @kiwiyamabushi), or send me an email via the link below to stay in touch.


Tim.

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Sakata City, Yamagata, Japan 

timb008@gmail.com

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