The story of two wolves

I’ve recently returned from an amazing trip to Lucca, Italy where I spent some amazing time with some great people, and spent lots of valuable time unwinding my mind after a horrible month of being sick.

The week in Italy made me realise that I need to spend more time listening to my body, and that I need to treat it with the respect it deserves.

I wouldn’t drive my car without giving it a regular service- so why don’t I treat my body with the same respect?

Afterall, I can buy a new car- but I only have one body..

While in Italy, I heard this old Cherokee saying which really resonated with me. I think the story of the two wolves really sums up the internal battle which takes place inside most people.

So your challenge for this week is to ask yourself- which wolf do you feed?

An old Cherokee chief was teaching his grandson about life “A fight is going on inside me. “It is a terrible fight between two wolves. “One is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, self-doubt, and ego. “The other is good-he is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, benevolence, empathy, generosity, truth, compassion, and faith.  “This same fight is going on inside you – and inside every other person, too.” The grandson thought about it for a minute and then asked his grandfather, “Which wolf will win?” The old chief simply replied, “The one you feed.”


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