An observation of human behavior, anger, and empathy: Through the intercom (interphone) I didn’t understand what the postman was saying. So he repeated it but he was shouting! I felt angry and wondered why would he have to shout if I didn’t understand him only acoustically?
While he was on the way up I was thinking to say „You could have said that in a more calm way“ (in an instructive manner) but I neglected that thought and when he arrived I opened my door and said nothing – just did let the moment happen. Read More
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What does the mind do? Wander. In other words: It moves.
What helps you clear your mind for a due decision? A walk, a talk, a write-up. In other words: Movement. So, by talking, walking, writing, you use (do) what the mind does by nature and you apply motion to something more practical and tangible.
Inspired by Koroush Dini’s course Being Productive Simple Steps to Calm Focus
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You can build a business at the level of your neighbor Aunty Emma’s liquor store or an online liquor store at the scale of the Vaynerchuk family. It’s up to you.
Accordingly, the further you stretch your ambitions the more room you gain to play within. The less ambitious you are the smaller your field to play on becomes.
Same goes for sleep: If you wake up with an alarm at 6 am or don’t wake up with alarm at 10 am, you automatically define how much of those 24 hours you want to spend sleeping or not sleeping.
This goes back to question of character, meaning „the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life“ and therefore the amount of self-respect you have for yourself.
Joan Didion on Self-Respect
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