Speech 1 | Self introduction
Hello, my name is Ben. I was born in Macau, raised in London and I now work in Paris.
There is an event called the Polyglot Gathering.
I am learning Indonesian for this challenge.
In this speech, I would like to share one idea to make your goal setting much much more effective.
“I want to write a book”, “I want to run a marathon”, “I want to lose weight”, “I want to be in a relationship”, “I want to be rich”, etc are common things that people say. Each is a vague wish, a vague idea. We either don’t take them seriously or thinking about these sorts of wishes can simply make us more stressed because of the gap between reality and these wishes.
Let’s take a look at one of these, “I want to lose weight”. In a developed country in the modern world, we don’t tend to worry about the availability of food, lots of people overeat and do not do enough exercise. Naturally, these people become overweight and have the associated health worries. Most people know that they should lose weight.
(to be continued)