Do the things that feel good because that’s more important. Your mental health is important and it shouldn’t be compromised for a life that looks good to others from the outside.
This past year, I moved to NYC with admittedly no real set life plan.
Great passion is what gets things started, but you need that internal respect to keep everything moving forward.
You’re going to keep being fat unless you change the way you eat, just like your life is going to keep sucking unless you change the way you live.
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.”