“Whenever you have trouble getting up in the morning, remind yourself that you’ve been made by nature for the purpose of working with others, whereas even unthinking animals share sleeping. And it’s our own natural purpose that is more fitting and more satisfying.” Marcus Aurelius, Meditations.


What is your purpose – in life, this year, this week, today? There’s always a reason to get up and get on with life – even if the first thing you can think of is to put the kettle on and make a coffee. From the first small step, all else follows.