Give up on your idea of perfection. You are not and never will be perfect. Give up on the idea that you have to be the perfect girlfriend or boyfriend. On the idea that you have to have the perfect body in order to be happy or to succeed.
It’s not a way to live. It’s not a way to do big things. It’s a way to fail big.
More creativity = more competition. So how do you stand out?
Nobody grows by flattery. No one benefits from chasing down a flawed dream they are not suited for or can’t properly defend.
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.
I hold all of my business meetings while playing ping-pong. It’s fun, people relax, and it creates a memory.
I had to get over 100 prostitutes to like me in five seconds or less. I didn’t do this because I wanted to sleep with them. I did it because it was my job.
Daymond refused to let the opinions of others veer him off his path. He worked hard, stuck to his uncool job while he pursued his passion. And made it work.
Cheryl Strayed wrote for years before having a bestselling book. She knew the important thing was writing every day.
Spaces and crowds should only scare you if you plan on fitting in and doing things the same way as everyone else.