OK this doesn’t directly relate to unicycling but it was so good I had to
share it anyway!
> > >A philosophy professor stood before his class and had some items in
> > >front
> >>of him. When the class began, wordlessly he picked up a large empty
> >>mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with rocks. He then asked the
> >>students if the jar was full. They agreed that it was. So the
> >>professor then picked up a box of pebbles and poured them into the
> >>jar. The pebbles, of course, rolled into the open areas between the
> >>rocks. He then asked the students again if the jar was full. They
> >>agreed it was. The professor picked up a box of sand and poured it
> >>into the jar. Of course, the sand filled up everything else.“Now,”
> >>said the professor, "I want you to recognise that this is your life.
> >>The rocks are the important things - your family, your partner, your
> >>health, your children - things that if everything else was lost and
> >>only they remained, your life would still be full. The pebbles are the
> >>other things that matter like your job, your house, your car. The sand
> >>is everything else, the small stuff. If you put the sand into the jar
> >>first, there is no room for the pebbles or the rocks. The same goes
> >>for your life. If you spend all your time and energy on the small
> >>stuff, you will never have room for the things that are important to
> >>you. Pay attention to the things that are critical to your happiness.
> >>Play with your children. Take time to get medical checkups. Take your
> >>partner out dancing. There will always be time to go to work, clean
> >>the house etc. Take care of the rocks first - the things that really
> >>matter. Set your priorities. The rest is just sand." But then… A
> >>student then took the jar which the other students and the professor
> >>agreed was full, and proceeded to pour in a glass of beer. Of course
> >>the beer filled the remaining spaces within the jar making the jar
> >>truly full. The moral of this tale is:- no matter how full your life
> >>is, there is always room for BEER.
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