If you are happy with the current version of yourself, perhaps the question to ask is: How can I be better than before?
Mental strength is built through small, daily victories. It’s the individual choices we make daily that build our “mental strength” muscles.
The generosity of spirit is far more important than giving money.
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.
Become more aware of your own judgments of strangers.
I am not against gifts. I simply prefer something that has meaning or memories, instead of stuff.
What you drive and where you live has absolutely nothing to do with your wealth.
There is no magic bullet to happiness. There will always be discomfort and worry.
You will know because it’s deliberate and conscious. Love is an act, not a feeling.
It started with the Scottish Halloween custom of “guising”. Children disguised in costumes and went from house to house for food or money.
I like Mark Manson’s definition: “The ability to see one’s own flaws and be accountable for them.”
Our own unrealistic expectations of ourselves and others makes us unhappy.
Expecting to be liked by everybody is exhausting. Likability is not necessary if you want to make an impact.
Living boldly means recognizing that many of your fears are false.
To be steady while the world spins around you.
The idea that you’ve only succeeded due to luck, and not because of your talent or qualifications.
Start the day by being true to yourself and trust your gut.
DAD: By not being present, we scatter ourselves; and that scattering causes us to look for fulfillment in the wrong places.
DAD: Whatever you want it to be.
DAD: Never. Worrying doesn’t change outcomes. Worrying ruins your day. Worrying distracts you from the work at hand.
Fear usually pertains to the future sadness is mostly confined to the present or past.
DAD: Advertisers trick you into wanting stuff. Ignore the noise.
DAD: Talk about life, love, meaning, experiences, entrepreneurship. Be inquisitive, learn about people
DAD: “The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.”