I have an ideal self, and a present self.
My ideal self exercises daily. She hikes or climbs at least twice a week. She eats plenty of vegetables.
She explores ideas that fascinate her. She reads one to two books a week, making copious notes and annotations throughout. Brilliant blog posts emerge as the natural, organic outcome of this practice.
My ideal self is a prolific writer. She’s developed such strong habits that ...
It’s an old familiar hum:
Every January, we kickoff the calendar year with New Years Resolutions: lose 10 pounds, make smarter investments, create an extra $1,500 per month on the side.
Yet by February, we’ve returned to life as usual. The discarded New Years Resolution has become a tired cultural trope.
We blame ourselves for these failures:
“I should work harder.”
“I should be more disciplined.”
“I should stop procrastinating.”
But what if we’re approaching this in ...
You should see my Inbox after I’ve left it unchecked for a few days. The sheer volume of crappy pitches, press releases, “check out my infographic” and “could you link to us?” requests would make your head explode. I leave my Inbox untamed for 2-8 days stretches on a semi-regular basis, and when I return, […] ...
Posted: Nov 22 2016 @ 2:21 PM
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