What happens when you think: “I do not want this feeling?” You are thinking about the feeling. You are creating the experience you claim to not want.
You subscribe to the millennial success standard, which is the “one in a million success story.”
Sometimes silence becomes muteness, looking away blindness, not listening deafness, anything taken to the extreme becomes a disorder or disability.
isn’t it funny that no matter how much you’ve hurt and how often it had cut you like a knife, you were still crying your heart out? As if it was the first time you let someone go, or the first time you felt like there’s no tomorrow.
I saw so many examples of that in my job. People who would complain that they didn’t enjoy their job, and that nothing was changing, or that everything around them was changing except their own situation.
Relaxation doesn’t cure stress in the same way that pleasure does not cure pain.
Perhaps if our ambition was to be as grounded, as peaceful, as happy, as kind, as thoughtful, as aware as possible, we’d live different lives.
If not for love, any other sane person would just give up. But if you know what you came here to do, you will love it enough to persevere and do it.
Free Spirits are masters at bringing their passion to everyday life, finding meaning in everyday tasks – and there is nothing more desperately needed in the working world.
We’re high on the idea of being a “leader,” as though rising to some god-like state of creative entrepreneurship will make us happy – being minimal, focused, hyper-productive, “big vision” people – as opposed to diving into the nitty gritty of what we’re actually called to.