When reality gets in the way of your plan, abandon the plan and reboot. It’s not what you wanted, but it is what it is, so don’t fight it. From The little book of calm
You can only become a better writer by becoming a better reader. From Several short sentences about writing.
Jetlag exists because our bodies have a brake that slows adjustment whenever we move into a new rhythm of darkness and light. It’s a form of resistance to change: the body shifts cautiously into the new rhythm, and it is that caution that prevents our rapid adjustment to a new ambient time zone. If body …
Algorithms are developing their capabilities to regulate humans faster than humans are figuring out how to regulate algorithms. http://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/06/07/algorithms-digital-poorhouse/
Dave Bowman: Hello, HAL. Do you read me, HAL? HAL: Affirmative, Dave. I read you. Dave Bowman: Open the pod bay doors, HAL. HAL: I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that. Dave Bowman: What's the problem? HAL: I think you know what the problem is just as well as I do. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ARJ8cAGm6JE
Without a routine of any kind, Resistance is given too much room to operate. Doubt, chaos, laziness — if you give them an inch, they’ll take a mile. Routines are essential in that battle. How Your Daily Routine Can Turn Into Your Biggest Enemy https://ryanholiday.net/how-your-daily-routine-can-turn-into-your-biggest-enemy/
When death comes like the hungry bear in autumn; when death comes and takes all the bright coins from his purse to buy me, and snaps the purse shut; when death comes like the measle-pox when death comes like an iceberg between the shoulder blades, I want to step through the door full of curiosity, …
Love Me for Who I Really Am. Wonderful little video from The School of life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJweTjq6qYk