It feels truly indulgent to keep doing a hobby that I have zero natural talent for simply because I enjoy it. Weird maybe, but I always felt this pressure to be good at things — and to spend my time doing the things I was good at. Not farting around at something where I’m the world’s slowest learner.
Category: Self Improvement
It’s something I try to keep in mind when a friend asks me for advice and then ignores it. I ignored an awful lot of good advice, too — and would have probably ignored my future self once upon a time.
The new normal will still probably be kinda weird for a while. Everything won’t be perfect. But that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy your life in the weird “new normal.”
It takes so much more energy to get back into the groove when you’ve jumped out than it does to just roll in the groove once you’re well seated there.
I’ve learned the most from watching people who seem to know what they’re doing
There are countless individuals who we will never know who are making life possible for millions of us — albeit in a small way. There are infinite ways to contribute and make a difference, even if no one ever makes a movie of your life. If you never get some big award.
Instead of saying, “WHY DID YOU DO THAT?” or “OMG, you should have done X and you wouldn’t have this problem” while there’s still a crisis… just wait until after the problem is solved. (And even better, help solve the problem.)