Criticism gives rise to uncomfortable emotions. Seeing these emotions as data and not as judgements helps us to be more open to criticism.
It means being open to criticism while not feeling crushed by it.
Become more aware of your own judgments of strangers.
It’s interesting that when others fail, we admire them for trying. Yet, when we fail, we beat ourselves up.
Yes. Without change, there would be no butterflies.
Wabi-sabi is the Japanese philosophy of embracing the beauty of imperfection.
When you build a crisis in your mind and expect everything to go wrong.
I like Mark Manson’s definition: “The ability to see one’s own flaws and be accountable for them.”
Wu-Wei is action through non action. Letting go and letting things unfold. It is the opposite of trying to control.
Living boldly means recognizing that many of your fears are false.
A tiny part of your life is decided by uncontrollable circumstances, while the vast majority of it is decided by your internal responses.
Stop comparing your low moments with everybody’s highlight reel.