Confronting the reality of death is one of the best wake-up calls for beginning to truly live.
Beating ourselves up feels bad, and despite our mental image of a mean drill sergeant being super motivating, mentally shit talking ourselves does nothing to motivate us to change or take action.
There is no time limit before you achieve success. You must not quit .
Taking progress photos of yourself makes a huge difference.
How could you possibly imagine a life where you weren’t taking everything that’s accumulating in your fragile mind and throwing it onto the page? Write to sustain. Write to survive.
You are, and deserve more than just average.
Given the many distractions that compete for our attention these days, it’s not surprising people don’t devote more time to what truly inspires them.