Cheryl Strayed wrote for years before having a bestselling book. She knew the important thing was writing every day.
Sometimes I’m emailing about work at midnight. That’s how habits start. They creep in when my guard is down, when I’m not connected to anything I love.
When you are SERIOUS about your dream-catching, you will use every bit of time that belongs to you.
Don’t worry as much about disruption and chaos—it might simply mean interesting things are happening—fear stability and complacency because it means decay.
You should be happy, but you’re not. You’ve conditioned yourself to have sadness, regret, and anger as your baseline. So while most people only have a few steps to go from baseline to happiness, you have several miles.
“What gets me up is my role as a parent, husband, my responsibilities at work and my role as a manager. I’m motivated every morning to achieve my team’s goal.”
If you truly wish to get over a mistake and make the most of it, consider these insights.
You can give yourself 24 hours to feel sorry for yourself, but that’s it because while your life might feel like it’s falling apart the rest of the world is still moving.
Although it can be hard to stay motivated to get out and run or go to the gym, the benefits really do outweigh the costs.
Don’t be the person who says these phrases anymore, “I would, but…” or “I know I could, but…” But nothing! You are wasting your life. This is all the time you get.