Fortune gives us nothing which we can really own. – Seneca I should remember my mortality, and the mortality of others. How silly will all my resentments look like, in a future not so far from now. Live in this moment, every minute of the day, but do your best not to embarrass your future […]Read More Fortune gives us nothing which we can really own
You could leave life right now. Let that determine what you do and say and think. – Marcus Aurelius Yes, indeed. It is a bummer, isn’t it? How different would we all act, if we knew that this was our last day? It could be! We often act as if there was unlimited time. Things […]Read More You could leave life right now
Don’t let the FOMO fool you today. A day is just a day. Important, precious, but also fleeting. Temporary. Keep your vigilance, but regret nothing. Look into every hour, what are you going to do. Look back at every hour; did you do what and how you wanted, but don’t obsess and do not think […]Read More What a precious privilege!
I have procrastinated. I have wasted time. I have, I do and probably will, and so will you. Here’s an annoying little slice of truth that you don’t want: In all things, the only way to do it is to do it. Sounds dumb, right? It is. But it is also the truth. You can […]Read More Stop procrastinating! (You can stop tomorrow, if today’s not good for you)
We feel all kinds of feelings about all things. That is normal. It goes on all the time, and often the messages carried by them are confusing and conflicted. If you let them dictate your direction, you will get nothing done, or you will get the wrong things done. Let your brain do the thinking. […]Read More Feel the feelings
Do not desire something at any cost. Do not avoid something at any cost. Withdraw into self-sufficiency when needed. Keep your mind free of unhealthy passions, to the best of your ability. That free mind is your fortress. Make it strong! (Meditations 8:48) Take the information provided to you by your initial impressions. Don’t torture […]Read More Flow freely, without compulsion
It was a Good day. Let’s say that for a change: I am happy with what I got. There is still that childish, shitty side of me, that tells me not to accept, not to be grateful, not to cherish and not to appreciate. The one that says: “there could have and should have been more”. […]Read More A Good Day