You’re killing yourself

You’re killing yourself

We have a hustle crisis where everyone is running full speed. We don’t know what we want. We don’t care about what we have. We want more. More money to spend, more things to flex, and more people to impress. What do we desire when we attain the invisible “more”? More.

You don’t have to overwork yourself to death to justify your existence. The alternative strategy is to be calm, precise, and consistent. You can enjoy the ride and take care of yourself while pursuing what matters.

Stone Cold Monkey #

Talk to someone. Write down your thoughts. Press the record and let it pour out. Anything you can do to calm the monkey down.

Don’t Catch the Apple #

On birth, we’re handed a basket with a limited number of apples. We start handing them out. We give them away for happiness, out of need, and in hopes of reward. A major chunk goes down the gutter by ourselves. Others may get stolen by thieves in disguise of friends, family, and colleagues. Until we’re left with nothing.

Peel the Balls Open #

Impatient patience #

What I suggest is to be patient with your long-term goals but impatient with daily actions. Ask yourself what you can do today to make the biggest leap towards your goal. Write 5,000 words? Meet someone in person? Send 100 cold emails? Then do that without reluctance and procrastination.

Prune Peace Destroyers #

Imagine a person making $3 billion per month. What’s the fastest way to make them unhappy with their income? Make them meet the person who makes $50 billion per month. Boom!

Conclusion #

  • Journal to dump your thoughts and have clarity
  • Don’t say “yes” to every request coming your way
  • Watch and listen. Observe and understand.
  • Patience for long term goals but impatience with daily actions
  • Stop comparing yourself with others. Compete with your past self.




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