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"Risk is an essential need of the soul. The absence of risk produces a kind of boredom which paralyses in a different way from fear, but almost as much." Source: The Need for Roots
Happiness is simply the absence of desire... Happiness is not about the achievement of pleasure (which is joy or satisfaction), but about the lack of desire. It arrives when you have no urge to feel differently. Happiness is the state you enter when you no longer want to change your state.
"The brilliance of the stars would be invisible without the vast darkness of space behind them. Do not wish away the difficult portions of life. They provide the contrast needed to appreciate the joyful moments."
Find your watermelon 🍉
“If you are going through hell, keep walking until you reach heaven.” — Matshona Dhliwayo
Is this project pulling me in or am I pushing it forward? Is this relationship pulling me in or am I pushing it forward?
To know how to wait and stay grounded is, I think, part of living well. To wait with appreciation for the process, and to tend to the process with appreciation.
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Leonardo da Vinci
People follow incentives, not advice.
“3 R's of Habit Change” 1. Reminder (the trigger that initiates the behavior) 2. Routine (the behavior itself; the action you take) 3. Reward (the benefit you gain from doing the behavior)
If you plant the right seed in the right spot, it will grow without further coaxing. I believe this is the best metaphor for creating habits
As the old saying goes, there are two kinds of programs: those simple enough to obviously have no bugs, and those complicated enough to have no obvious bugs.
“Me: Please let me sleep! Brain: Nope, we have to stay up together and go over every bad life decision we have made so far.” — Anonymous
Being human is a condition that requires a little anesthesia
The energizer bunny was arrested on a charge of battery.
Low expectations are the secret to happiness
# TODO: Authorization commented as quick fix. Review on a future.
Great code doesn’t save you, but bad code will kill you #HoskWisdom
“work-life harmony.” I love this term. Work-life balance sounds as if it is a constant struggle. Harmony as if it is a continuous state of flow
the same way i look at you and see the past i wish you could look at me and see the future. Look past the tardiness and there is a lot to learn
A smile is a curve that sets everything straight.
Rails has been designed with a similar principle to Principle of Least Surprise (To Matz). The Principle of The Bigger Smile (of DHH)
“The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.” —Aldous Huxley
Full body workout is when you develop a product on your own and have to deal with every aspect of it
Instead of trying to be the noun, do the verb.
The 5 Whys
the super mario effect. focus on the princess not the pits