Staying up late to get things done costs more than we think — benefits quickly offset by surprising drawbacks borne from things we tell ourselves.
…the fact that I’ve fallen woefully out of balance with the artistic side of myself has recently been suffocating. Like many things, a discomfort we’ve gotten used to becomes invisible until it chokes the life out of us.
One of the greater challenges when things get tight is to keep living in the moment. Otherwise life becomes a series of future dates: due dates for bills, rent/mortgage, and when you expect paychecks. When we fall into this trap each day becomes living for those days in a frantic attempt to meet obligations. We need […]
Those old sayings that keep getting repeated because they bestow wisdom – how much wisdom do they actually contain? Quite often I’ve seen where the “conventional” meaning of a saying is pretty clear through context and repetition, but if used as an actual rule would become troublesome or confusing. Sometimes they even employ a touch […]
Work smarter, not harder — the worst advice ever given, said Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs on a recent podcast with Lewis Howes. As a piece of advice I’ve lived by for so long I was shaken and immensely curious for his explanation. I’ll recap a key part of it and recommend that you listen […]