There is to me, a lot more to admire in someone who stayed put and challenged their perspectives and habits and lifestyle choices at home than there is to some first world Instagram addict who conflates meaning with checking off boxes on a bucket list.
Media manipulation currently shapes everything you read, hear and watch online. Everything.
I am a bestselling author at 26. I have a column with a major newspaper […] Everything that is good in my writing came from risks I took outside of school, outside of the “craft.”
Reading must become as natural as eating and breathing to you. It’s not something you do because you feel like it, but because it’s a reflex, a default.
Talking about what you’re going to do makes you a lot less likely to actually do it. Keep your plans to yourself.
Emotions that are supposed to peak in 8th grade, stays with them and becomes an enormous part of their identity and ultimately, their narcissism.
If you want to be able to run 10 miles, what to do about it is fairly simple: Start by running one mile.
Forget answering: my salary is ________. This is about all the little things that you think are your preferences but were actually given to you like gifts.
Think about where you want to go, back out your decisions from there.
“You can’t do the biggest things in this world unless you handle men; and you can’t handle men if you’re not in sympathy with them; and sympathy begins in humility.”