Adversity, Daily Awareness Practice, Process, Productivity

Fill Up the Day

At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction. – Elizabeth Barrett Browning Sometimes all we can do is find something to occupy our time and devote ourselves to it. Whether it […]

Daily Awareness Practice, Growth

The One Great Adventure

There is only one great adventure and that is inwards towards the self. – Henry Miller There is only one person on whom our fates depend: ourselves. So accept that responsibility and you’ll be presented an incredible opportunity. A boundless potential offered […]

Daily Awareness Practice, Introspection

Self-Reference (DAP)

You can’t make a place for yourself in the sun if you keep taking refuge under the family tree. — Helen Keller Today, consider yourself not in relation to others, but as the unique creature you are. Don’t try to reference who […]

Change, Daily Awareness Practice, Hope

Sailing For New Lands (DAP)

One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time. — Andre Gide That momentary, seemingly endless change in perspective is often needed to gain clarity on a situation. Because when you are so […]

Daily Awareness Practice, Perspective

Imaginary Problems: DAP

One of the nice things about problems is that a good many of them do not exist except in our imaginations. — Steve Allen So stop trying to fix them! You can’t fix what ain’t broken (let alone what doesn’t even exist), […]

Daily Awareness Practice

Learn by Living: DAP

I learn by going where I have to go. — Theodore Roethke Today, don’t worry about results. Don’t try to figure out how you will get there. Don’t dwell on what happened in the past, or how each step along the way […]

Daily Awareness Practice

The World is a Mirror: DAP

The entire world is a mirror. The only thing you can ever experience is yourself. Everything you think, feel, do, and see is you. Your thoughts, feelings, ideas, values, philosophies, and opinions create your world. Everything you experience is as it is […]

Daily Awareness Practice, Planning

Leave a Trail: DAP

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. – Ralph Waldo Emerson Today, consider your plans and goals. How “personal” are they? Will they actually get you to where you want […]

Anxiety, Daily Awareness Practice, Planning

Precise Inaction: DAP

Having precise ideas often leads to a person doing nothing – Paul Valery This goes by many other names: “Thinking too hard”, anxiety, fear, overplanning, OCPD, Productivity P0rn, perfectionism, etc. All of which I struggle with daily. All of which I combat […]