Blindly chasing a vague sense of success isn’t motivating enough. Until you find something worth doing, you won’t do anything.
It feels oddly good to believe the world sucks and continue to find evidence to support that claim. It lets you off the hook. It takes the blame off yourself and puts it onto the world.
Great writing is alchemy—you take bits of entertainment, mix in some education, and add a dash of inspiration in order to create remarkable work.
Success isn’t mysterious. It’s mathematical. The more time you spend improving your craft, the higher your chances of having creative breakthroughs.
Success happens when you quit listening to the noise of the world and focus on what’s important to you. Success happens when you quit thinking reality is anything but what you want it to be.
There’s a large disconnect between the way we know we should behave and the way we actually behave. What gives?
You want to find the right path and make the right decisions when it comes to your future, but there’s the possibility that you’ll spend months or years pursuing something you that might not be worth your time and effort.
Positive thinking works when combined with diligent and deliberate effort. Your morning affirmations will not magically make you more purposeful.
Be honest with yourself. You’ll never be able to fix your life until you admit it’s broken. Don’t pretend everything is okay when it’s not.
The difference between the people who get what they want from life and the people who don’t comes down to one word – motivation.