I want to start by telling you about a story involving my son. We were actually in California and he wanted to buy some new trainers.
So, my view is that he gets a pair that are fit for purpose and that will last him. It turns out that buying trainers for teenage boys is as hard as buying for teenage girls!
We went to lots of different stores and he tried on any number of pairs of trainers, but nothing seemed to fit properly. He really wanted a particular brand of shoe and so the one pair we found that fit, he wasn't that keen on.
I said to him, don't buy them because you're settling for them. It's better to get the ones that you really like, that you'll be happy with rather than just accepting something quick and easy.
I thought about this and how it applies to a lot of things in our lives. Why do we 'settle' for things? We do this so many times.
I'm not talking about the items we buy for our weekly shop. If they don't have the food item that we want we just replace it. It's...
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