Executing your life
Your day is not what you plan; your life is what happens.
Being open leads to being present, which allows … More lint
my principles are not the company’s
We tend to map our reality, values, and principles onto our situations. We project onto others what we wish, which … More lint
Purpose vs. vitality
Having a purpose in your life provides an orientation point, but people fundamentally want to feel alive. (That is to … More lint
Don’t be afraid to lose yourself.
Behind your individuality (that is, your sensations unified into experiences that constitute your personality) lays life itself.
It was there … More lint
Life as a puzzle or a garden
We tend to think if you remove a piece of your life it can be replaced with a new, more … More lint
Size matters: the small things are more important
We often dismiss the small decisions as inconsequential because of their slight impact.
We assume our character is reflected in … More lint
Don’t outlast; instead outdo
Extending life is more important to most people than the intensity of life. Conflating longevity with quality robs us of … More lint