Or and And

New or Old

Profit or Value

Tough or Nice

Success or Relationships

Long term or Short term

Style or Substance

Focus or Diversify

Think or Do

Work or Life

Study or Play

Love or Friendship

Health or Happiness

Learn or Produce

We have so many choices that appear to be ‘OR’ choices. They pop up every day and at every important decision.

And every time I see one of these, I am reminded of an email exchange I had with a wise friend when I had asked him a philosophical question.

My question: 

When/How do we learn best?
 Is it through hardship, trials and tough times? Or through success, encouragement and growth of confidence?

His answer:
Whenever I am faced with such a dilemma, I ask myself [very deeply] what it would take to replace OR with AND…