Mindset

We Could All Have a Lot More…

We could all have much more in life…

…but we could all have a lot less couldn’t we?

I think sometimes we forget what we have and take if for granted.

We all do don’t we?

I walked past a beggar on the street yesterday on the way back to the tube sitting on the floor holding a cup out.

It was freezing cold and I thought to myself “at least I’ve got a house to go back to, hot food and a warm bed to sleep in”

I don’t know that guy’s story but a time ago he wasn’t living rough on the streets.

That’s just here in the UK.

Current stats on poverty are showing that nearly 3 billion people live on less than $2.50 per day and 1.25 billion are living in what’s called “extreme poverty” and live on less than $1.25.

Let’s just look at that for a second.

It wouldn’t even buy your morning coffee.

We are rushing to work, worrying about the meeting with the boss, grabbing a coffee on the way without a thought and half the world won’t eat today.

I’m not asking for anything, not asking you to give any money although we could all do a little more to help but what I am asking is for you to just have a little think.

Be grateful for where you are and what you have.

If you are reading this today on your smartphone you are in the top 1% income earners in the world.

You made it.

You won the lottery by the fact that you were not born into poverty.

So just be grateful today and at Christmas

Gav

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