Having no direction is an excuse to get one step closer to a more fulfilling life.
Failure does not determine your self-worth. Only you do.
Yes. Without change, there would be no butterflies.
Eliminating mistakes is an under-appreciated way to improve.
A “peaceful life” is the removal of ongoing stress.
Our own unrealistic expectations of ourselves and others makes us unhappy.
Failing is a necessary step to success. Failing does not make you a failure.
Heroin, carbohydrates and a monthly salary.
Rules are not sacred, principles are.
DAD: Whatever you want it to be.
DAD: Advertisers trick you into wanting stuff. Ignore the noise.
DAD: “The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.”
DAD: The Pygmalion Effect is how the power of positive thinking can result in positive outcomes—just by changing your perspective.
DAD: A “reverse bucket list” reminds you of what you have already done and makes you feel inspired instead of overwhelmed.
DAD: Our basic needs never change. The need to be seen and appreciated, the need to belong and the need for a little love!
DAD: At the end of each day, breathe deeply, appreciate where you are, and see the value in what you have.
DAD: “Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.”
Experimentation is a necessary ingredient for success. They allow you to make mistakes and shoot for the moon.
DAD: Structure is important to get things done. But, set aside unstructured “thinking time” in your schedule.
DAD: A diary helps you to pay attention to your life and it’s a good place to keep bad ideas.
DAD: As you age, you’ll learn to value your time, genuine relationships, meaningful work, and peace of mind
Comparison makes us feel as if life is a race. The only benefit to comparison is inspiration.
DAD: Get better at two things: Self- Management and Willpower
Thinking is valueless, unless it leads to doing.