How to increase comprehension by defining words and always asking 'why?'
"Envision the life that you could have if you pursued everything that you wanted with the certainty that whatever it is that you wanted, you would succeed."
If we all put in the same amount of energy to writing a glowing review as we would for writing a hateful one, our lives would change.
Being a good "noticer" comes hand in hand with being a good writer.
In life, no one is going to knight us, and tap us on the shoulder to tell us, "HEY, go do that thing that you've been wanting to do. It's gonna suck, but do it anyways and you'll get better."
It is a way for your higher self to communicate that there is a need that is not being met in your life. And it's probably connected to one of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs.
In the interview Neil Gaiman says, "I mean you've been asking me, incredibly politely, if I could do the podcast or anything, you know, edging around it and giving open invitations for it for a good decade."
The idea of sharing my deepest self, the quirky, weird, intensely analytical personality that likes to obsess over obscure topics, with my HS "friends" and 300 other "acquaintances," was terrifying to me.
When I first heard Ira Glass talk about the "Creative Gap" in this video it changed my world. I remember sharing this video on Facebook because I thought everyone needed to hear it. That was around five years ago. It was a powerful message that sat with me, but it stayed in my deep mind. … Continue reading Closing The Creative Gap: Keep Making Things That Fall Short of Your Standards.
I listened, well am still listening to Rich Roll's podcast with James Clear about his new book Atomic Habits. It's a super long podcast, 2+ hours, which I personally love that length of interview, but the downside is that I have to listen in pieces. There were quite a few gems in it so far, my favorite … Continue reading Atomic Habits: A Concept That Helped Me Cook Healthy Dinners More Often.