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.
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: Your track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.
DAD: The things that make life great can’t be bought. Money can only help extend your options.
DAD: Perfectionists are motivated to make the best choice every time. This can lead to decision paralysis.
DAD: You have to remain consistent, don’t strive for perfection and learn to say “No” more often.
DAD: You can only control your behaviour. If you try to change every other person, you are going to be miserable.
DAD: As you age, you’ll learn to value your time, genuine relationships, meaningful work, and peace of mind
Be mindful of how you spend money
First, become aware of your own judgments of strangers.
Dad: When your spending behaviour contradicts your values and goals.
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.
It is called fulfillment. You reach this stage when you discover who you are by supporting yourself doing work you love.
Unfortunately, he had it backwards. When you accept responsibility, you give yourself power.