The last thing you want to do is sometimes exactly what you should do.
When you’re facing the blank page, it can feel like you’re pushing a boulder made of knives up a glacier. It’s the easiest thing in the world to walk away and try again another day. Sometimes…
The point is simple: anything worth doing takes time.
That means that you gotta stop beating yourself up for not accomplishing big things right away.
A big aspect of being hard on yourself is expecting to complete major projects in one fell swoop.
But things don’t work that way.
[Soprano’s Series Spoilers]
There has been endless debate over whether or not Tony Soprano was killed at the end of HBO’s The Sopranos. He very likely was. However it hit me that I don’t think that’s the point of the ending.
Let’s backtrack for a moment.
A recurring theme throughout…
The elephant in the room is squatting in the house.
It’s something most people don’t like to talk about.
And rightfully so. Who wants to accept that the deck is stacked against them, or that their success is purely based on the fact that they were eased in -
It’s a monster you cannot see.
Seeping through the crevices of your life to invade your senses and corrupt your sensibilities. It molds its corrupted form over your thoughts, feelings, and emotions and contorts them into lies you cannot help but believe.
That’s how depression works. That’s what’s so insidious…
It’s not selfish.
It’s not being pretentious.
It’s just the truth.
If you’re creating something, you need your own space.
There’s only so much you can do surrounded by the noise and needs of your loved ones. Be it in your home, office, or general public, there’s a lot that…
There’s an endless cavalcade of advice regarding how you should live your life.
Philosophies, theologies, guidebooks espoused by gurus ancient and current, meant to dictate who you’re supposed to be.
I’m not here to tell ya that any of them are right or wrong.
What I am here to say…