- Chasing your own tail
Life can be paradoxical. In fact, not everything is correlated to the effort you put into it. Sometimes you try hard but it feels like you’re chasing you own tail. In his article, Mark Manson explains very well how this paradox works and where it applies: Control, Freedom, Happiness, ... An article worth checking out!
- Reshaping success
Success tend to be presented as a one size fits all outcome. Money, fame, recognition, you name it... But I don’t buy this narrative anymore. Success is not about how much you make or how many of this you have. For me, success is a matter of how much you are.
- Don’t be a victim
We often hear people complaining about their situation. Not being happy with their job, their partner or their appearance. And yet, all these things are under their control. As Megan Lane says : « If you don’t believe change is possible for you, you’ll remain a victim believing you are completely powerless ».
2021, week 12
— Mark Manson wrote:
Stop chasing meaning and freedom and happiness because those only serve to move it further away from itself.
— Jason Zook wrote:
There’s always more money to be made, more followers to accrue, more more more. But I’ve never truly felt happier than I do right now and it’s because we’ve defined what OUR specific success looks like based on the lives WE want to live.
— Megan lane wrote:
The first step to changing your life is believing that change is possible for you. If you don’t think it’s possible for you, you’ll remain a victim believing you are completely powerless. I know it’s hard when you can’t see a way out, but please dig deep for that little spark of hope.