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Spilt milk: making decisions in uncertain times

There’s no point crying over spilt milk, spilt milk spilt when uncertainty abounds even more so.

You have a decision to make, so make it with the best of your knowledge at the time. Don’t blame yourself if things don’t turn out as expected. You weren’t to know.

Tough decisions or any decision for that matter made during uncertain times cannot be blamed for. You’re making the most of a bad situation, when any outcome is possible. Just take as much time as you need (have) to make a decision. Once it’s made, stick with it.

Sure things would have turned out different if you made a different decision, but they didn’t. No point crying over spilt milk.

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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