Social distancing has increased my screen time, decreased my energy and increased my snacking.
Letting go to the point of not caring is actually similar to trying to control everything.
In order to become someone different, you must do something different.
In German, if someone ‘has a lot of Sitzfleisch’, it means they can endure lengthy or boring tasks until the tasks are completed.
It’s about finding the most fruitful moments and opportunities and trusting the process.
A new beginning may be the thing you need to find purpose.
Negative thinking, fear, and lack of imagination usually restrict our potential to take risks.
Having no direction is an excuse to get one step closer to a more fulfilling life.
When you say “NO”, you are saving space for “YES”.
DAD: Talking about doing something and actually doing it are two very different things
DAD: A “reverse bucket list” reminds you of what you have already done and makes you feel inspired instead of overwhelmed.
Don’t strive to be perfect. Ensure you bring genuine effort into everything you do.
Knowing how to be quiet teaches you how to formulate your thoughts. The quiet unhurried mind understands the most.
It doesn’t matter how fast you move as long you are moving in a worthwhile direction.
I always get the important stuff done first and don’t waste time on stupid shit!
Hope won’t get you anywhere. Expect that you will succeed.
If you want to be in control, start by letting go of control and see if things start to take care of themselves.
Practice rituals and build habits one at a time and then let them build on one another.
If you view life as merely achieving goals, you will have the illusion of success.
At the end of each day, breathe deeply, appreciate where you are, and see the value in what you have.
Spending time by yourself allows you to hear your thoughts without distractions.
It is just as important to learn what not to do from others as much as what to do.
There are more distractions than ever before, and you must learn to control your attention span in order to control your life.
Don’t assume your future is not bright. A lot of positive things will happen in your future that you are not yet aware of.
A moonshot is a big goal. It is a long-term endeavour with the hope of success, but also the awareness that not every outcome lies within our control.
Courage is an act of humanity, of choosing to take any action that is risky because it demands vulnerability and curiosity.
The unknown should not feared. It is merely something you’ve yet to experience.
It means being creative, rebellious, determined, and unstoppable. It means asking for help, but not waiting for help.
Balance is not about perfection. It’s about avoiding extremes.
Get better at two things: self- management and willpower
Thinking is valueless, unless it leads to doing.
When in doubt choose flexibility. Visualize where you want to go and seed your life with the opportunity for change.
Getting better every day is the only guaranteed path to happiness.
Complacency forces you to stand still and not grow. The antidote to complacency is novelty and experimentation.
Tackle smaller balances first. This builds momentum and there are psychological reward to doing it this way.
Become an expert and nobody will want to see you leave.