It’s so plain and simple to see why this has been my best year yet.
4. The same thing happens every time you order a pizza for yourself – you realize you’re getting full but then you look at your pizza box. There’s still half of it there. “Okay,” you whisper to yourself. “Just one more.”
Happiness is a luxury. It is a matter of preference, priority, and discipline.
We all do it. We space off. We stare at our phones or TV while someone is trying to share something important with us. Let’s try to look them in the eye and truly hear what they are saying.
All we can do is welcome those periods when they arrive, live gratefully inside them for as long as they’ll stay, and hold the door for them when they go again.
Make memories. Laugh until you cry. Make lame jokes and witty jokes, sarcastic one-liners and corny comments that make people look at you sideways. Laugh anyway. Laugh despite their looks. Laugh in spite of them.
What if every time you had an urge to speak indirectly, you could only speak directly?
I want to get rid of everything that doesn’t serve me to make it so that I only contain things that benefit me.
I’m fat. I pretty much always have been. There have been maybe one or two times in my life that I’ve slimmed down, but it never lasts.
Try turning down the volume on your inner dialogue and really listen to people.