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I’m interested in the difference between determination and conviction… I have dogged determination to the point where I have often overdone it when it wasn’t strictly necessary. But I don’t have a clear idea of what I want and where I’m going, and tend to flop around without making decisions until someone comes along and pulls me in one direction or another. Is this what we’re talking about here? To what extent is it OK to take a passive view in letting life unfold? It has got me into difficulties in the past, although I question which is the right path for me more now. I lack energy too but I have learned it’s no good being unrealistic about what you can fit in – some things have to go to make space for what is important. I do hope there is more discussion about this topic, it does seem very valuable.