It is a never-ending list of ‘’shoulds”. It distracts your mind and makes you feel overwhelmed.
This idea originated from Stoic philosophers. Instead of focusing on what you want to achieve, focus on what you want to avoid at all costs.
Burning your boat is an act of courage that makes it impossible to return to an earlier situation.
Mistakes are are often the result of an obsession with perfection
It has changed parts of me. I see the pandemic as a moment to reconnect with what is essential in my life.
Being an entrepreneur takes time. Quitting won’t speed it up.
The goal is not to be perfect. The goal is to be better than before.
We become what we expose ourselves to – who we hang out with, what we listen to and how we define success.
Avocado toast is not the problem. It is about unnecessary expenses that prevent us from achieving our financial goals.
You have to do both. Otherwise, your goals will not have any value.
When you are unsure what to do and the situation wins.
Letting go to the point of not caring is actually similar to trying to control everything.
Simply make decisions. Without making decisions, you will remain stagnant, lacklustre and unfocused.
It’s about finding the most fruitful moments and opportunities and trusting the process.
Think a little less about managing your problems and a little more about managing your mindset.
Silent acknowledgment works better when people are venting.
Negative thinking, fear, and lack of imagination usually restrict our potential to take risks.
Become good at not caring what irrelevant people think about you. Decide who belongs in the relevant bunch.
Having no direction is an excuse to get one step closer to a more fulfilling life.
Our own unrealistic expectations of ourselves and others makes us unhappy.
Financial discipline fosters character traits like self control, prudence, and patience.
Ask yourself what is the minimum I can do. Then, just do that.
Start the day by being true to yourself and trust your gut.
Rules are not sacred, principles are.
DAD: Never. Worrying doesn’t change outcomes. Worrying ruins your day. Worrying distracts you from the work at hand.
DAD: Your track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.
DAD: A “reverse bucket list” reminds you of what you have already done and makes you feel inspired instead of overwhelmed.
DAD: Perfectionists are motivated to make the best choice every time. This can lead to decision paralysis.
Don’t strive to be perfect. Ensure you bring genuine effort into everything you do.
Whenever you take the easy way in favour of what’s right, you slowly destroy your character.
It doesn’t matter how fast you move as long you are moving in a worthwhile direction.
If you want to be in control, start by letting go of control and see if things start to take care of themselves.
Try to create a life of choice around things that are important to you.
Don’t live the same day over and over again and call it a life!
Stick to your priorities, instead of being pulled by the expectations of others.
Start with “what makes you happy” and know that there is no right answer.
We are all busy. We’ve all taken on too much. Saying yes to less is the way out.
A diary helps you to pay attention to your life and it’s a good place to keep bad ideas.