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The point of wealth, after all, is optionality.
“Be big enough to admit mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, strong enough to correct them.” -John C. Maxwell
Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.”
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” — Mark Twain
Happiness comes from contribution, not consumption.
“There comes a time in every woman’s life when the only thing that helps is a glass of champagne.” — Bette Davis 🥂
i am building sandcastles for people who don't care
Learn to let go, or be prepared to be dragged.
The more we partake of each other’s presence, the more human we become, and remain.
I love this description of addiction/compulsion: when you can’t get enough of the thing you don’t want.
“Most people die at 25, we just don’t bury them until they’re 70.”
“Multi-culture is the real culture of the world — a pure race doesn’t exist.”
“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool.” — Richard P. Feynman
Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.
Wherever your center lies, know it, name it, stick to it, and believe in it.
being shy was merely thinking of oneself, rather than wanting to make other people happy.
“The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways.” ―Robert Greene, Mastery
In a world where you can be anything, be kind.
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any reaction, both are transformed. ― Carl Jung
Most people struggling emotionally don’t want someone to fix their pain, they went to feel understood.
Reverse empathy: rather than putting yourself in someone else’s shoes, try to remember a time when you wore the same shoe
People enslave what they fear the most
that is called the pursuit of ignorance :) not searching for answers but searching for the right questions to ask that will lead to better questions
Be more present. How? Stop looking at your damn phone Turn off all notifications Quit multitasking Don’t listen to podcasts when you walk Spend more time in nature Travel more Do things with actual meaning Work less hours Hang around less negative people that light your time on fire
“Watch your thoughts, they become words; watch your words, they become actions; watch your actions, they become habits; watch your habits, they become character; watch your character, for it becomes your destiny.” — Frank Outlaw
Do the weirdest thing that feels right.
Water never complains, but always pushes back. Always.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark Twain.
Placing photos of diseased lungs makes smokers anxious and the best way to deal with anxiety, for a smoker, is to reach for another cigarette