Fall in love with the hours and the time spent actually producing and doing. Don’t fantasize about what life will be like when you reach the goal, but maintain the sobriety of process and action.
Things become clockwork. We reach for our phone first thing in the morning or incessantly check social media throughout the day because, well, that’s what we always do. These are habits.
So often we blame our shitty lives on the things we willingly fill it with—our friends, our careers, our hobbies. Check your reasoning, why aren’t you trying new things?
If we understand motivations, behaviors, and routines, we can completely overturn our daily experience.
There are certain activities I do, or tasks I perform, that lend a gentle rhythm to the hours. Perhaps it is thirty minutes of reading, or walking up and down the hill five times, or writing five hundred words, on anything.
“Once, I held the hand of a lonely man in passing.”
Here are the self-described daily routines of some of the most famous people in history – past, present, writers, presidents, CEOs and developers among them.
Happiness is not how many things you do, but how well you do them.
Depending on the degree of importance, there comes a varied level of thinking…and more thinking. Sometimes the response is clear and the next steps are naturally revealed.
You wonder how to bring up your embarrassing hobbies and interests without turning him off altogether.