Your habits, more than anything else, determine the outcome of your life.
There’s no magic pill to feeling happy, but there’s one thing you can do tomorrow that will make a difference.
A couple of years ago, I sat on the toilet at 2:00 am, Googling the hell out of a problem – I was depressed and I couldn’t figure out why.
You cannot win the comparison game because the goal posts are constantly shifting.
I’m going to be fifty in March 2018, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that tomorrow can be day one – ground zero – the moment you decide that it is. You start right where you are, and you work with what you’ve got.
What I do remember are the experiences I’ve had with my family and friends.
How would your 10-year-old-self describe the life you now live? How would he view your addiction to ‘busy work’; your gold-star chasing and your constant thirst for more?
Given our brief time on this planet and how much of it is devoted to work, you’ll do a whole lot better (and be much happier, too) if you dedicate your energy to something that truly resonates with you; something that comes naturally and just feels, you.
Embed from Getty ImagesFor a 40+ male living in Western society, the risks can be greater than at any other time. Long hours in the office, poor health, a growing family, depression and countless other triggers present real dangers to your emotional and physical wellbeing.Paradoxically, this period also offers some of the greatest opportunities you’ll ever…
Your goals, while important for tracking progress towards things you want to get or do, are similar. If they’re not a reflection of your purpose or they diminish it some way, you need to reconsider them.
When I hit 40 a few years ago, I surprised myself; I was happy.
Ultimately, for me, it’s meant stepping out of the matrix and into reality, and living my life, my way.
Worrying about things they may never happen is a recipe for perpetual madness. If you’re going to go crazy, make sure you have a good reason!
I am no longer capable of small talk.
The ‘relentless pursuit of more’ is an unwinnable game. It. will. Not. Bring. Happiness.
Everything you do matters, so do something that matters to you.