Archive for Self-help

22 Yellow highlight | Page: 3 Kaizen has two definitions: using very small steps to improve a habit, a process, or product using very small moments to inspire new products and inventions Yellow highlight | Page: 62 If health were my first priority, what would I be doing differently today? What is one way I can remind myself...

93 Yellow highlight | Location: 85 “Everyday life is like an inexpressibly fascinating new movie, which can’t be guessed at ahead of time. In it I find myself dancing, crying, laughing, shouting, singing, suffering, enjoying. And from the inner core, all this fans the flames of hope still larger. My hope is neither the result of...

65 Yellow highlight | Location: 68 understanding is unimportant compared with doing. Yellow highlight | Location: 128 The goal is not to ignore or suppress feelings, but to accept them as they happen to be at the moment . . .  and then to get on with doing what is sensible and mature anyway. Yellow highlight | Location: 135 The mature human...

13 Yellow highlight | Page: 20 The difference between an amateur and a professional is in their habits. Yellow highlight | Page: 22 When we're living as amateurs, we're running away from our calling — meaning our work, our destiny, the obligation to become our truest and highest selves. Addiction becomes a surrogate for our calling. We enact...

11 Orange highlight | Location: 116 Resistance will unfailingly point to true North—meaning that calling or action it most wants to stop us from doing. Orange highlight | Location: 275 Here’s a trick that screenwriters use: work backwards. Begin at the finish. Orange highlight | Location: 280 Answer the Question “What Is This About?” Orange highlight | Location: 322 Stay primitive. Trust...