You can’t quit a project. It sits there, in your heart, somewhere in the labyrinth. Maybe it will come out.
I used to love my job. Love it. I worked for my favorite entertainment company in the world. I would’ve paid to work there. I made friends at work. And on weekends we’d even get together and play poker.
I had to give myself permission to quit. Many times. Not just one.
The world is divided into angry people and free people.
Yes, Saturdays and Sundays are technically the weekend, but no that doesn’t mean you have off. Don’t be silly.
After 3 years of graduate school, over $100,000 of student loans, and lots of time and effort — I left. It has been the hardest decision I have ever made and yet it has also been the most rewarding. Quitting changed my life.
I’d sprinkle Adderall in my coffee every morning if there were no consequences.
What the most interesting people all had in common is that their career paths were unpredictable. None of these people ended up where they thought they would; many of them had held multiple jobs throughout their lives (often concurrently).
There’s nothing wrong with the simple life, if that’s honestly what you want. But if it’s not, and you’re not doing all you can to strive for something more, then you’re not really trying.
8. It’s not just the young twenty-something party boys who are addicted. I started when I was 47 and almost lost everything before I was 50. The majority of gay men attending Crystal Meth Anonymous meetings in larger urban areas are in their 30s and 40s.