“If asked whether I ever knew among the intellectual, a happy man, Blake would be the only one who would immediately occur to me.” -Some guy who knew William Blake I hope that when you reach your deathbed you will have the opportunity to look back at a life lived to the full. Not merely… Continue reading The Writing Life Is An Adventure. Set Goals!
Just Forget About Your Goals
At least for today, give this a shot: Let go of all your stinkin’ bigshot goals. Completely let go. Drop ’em. Ah. There now. That feels better. Spacious. Now you have room to breathe. What should you do with this beautiful blank slate? Let’s see what happens when you invite something else. Ask yourself: What… Continue reading Just Forget About Your Goals
The Habit that Blocks You from Finishing What You Start
How to max out your ability to follow through Everybody wants something in life. Very few people are making their visions a reality. I would say that Elon Musk is a bonafide example of someone who is actually going after what he wants. He has big goals. He’s different from nearly everyone in that he… Continue reading The Habit that Blocks You from Finishing What You Start
Abolish All Trace of Toxic Small-Mindedness
Set your goals high [bctt tweet=”Thinking too small, we miss the juiciest opportunities and fail to engage our creative fire.”] What poses as prudence or basic fundamental wisdom or practicality is often the precise thing that keeps us from getting what we want. People say not to set your goals too high or to “underpromise… Continue reading Abolish All Trace of Toxic Small-Mindedness
Is It Bad to Set Really High Goals?
You’ve heard about the placebo effect, yeah? When people are given pills that do nothing yet they miraculously start to feel better? The key part of the placebo effect is that the people taking them don’t know the pills do nothing. The placebo effect is about believing that they’re receiving the medicine they need. Despite… Continue reading Is It Bad to Set Really High Goals?