“It is not the number of positive experiences that dictate our enjoyment of life. It is the intensity with which we pay attention to them that matters.”
“I searched for a friend and found them nowhere. I was a friend and found them everywhere.”
Maya Angelou rented hotel rooms to write (even though she owned a house) and drank a cup of sherry (even at 6:15 in the morning).
They told me it was a hobby, not a job. That I’d never get paid for writing. That I should go back and get a proper job with a pension plan and dental and stop trying to get paid for something I enjoyed doing.
Here are a few magicians and great artists whose mornings’ main partners were a full-on dose of nicotine and caffeine.
“Anyone can be a millionaire, but to become a billionaire you need an astrologer.” —J. P. Morgan
Make finding your soul tribe an objective and as soon as you begin to fulfill this objective you’ll see that it will get easier to also fulfill the others you have.
Physical activity wakes up your body, speech exercises improve how you talk, and meditation quiets the mind.
These are the books I return to when I need help, guidance, solace in my life.
“Don’t ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.” — Holden Caulfield, The Catcher in the Rye