Pay attention This common saying implies that there is a finite amount of attention. And it's true. The currency of attention is a blend of time, energy, and intentional presence. I think the way we are paying attention is broken right now. At present we have a seemingly endless streams of new apps that we … Continue reading on attention
start with that idea that keeps bubbling to the surface of your thoughts again and again, month after monthadd an Initial Movementrealize it is harder than you thought and let rest from 1 month to 20 years, checking in once every monthrealize you're going to do it anywaygather information from the internet, from nature, from … Continue reading recipe for anything worth doing
world feels off right now so we drink wine and imagine the world we want to create
The last note of the piece rings out and the piano fades to silence- Hands clap together like the start of rain. I have always been uncomfortable with applause, with that much energy directed towards me at once. I preferred to acknowledge the room with a wave of the hand and get off stage as … Continue reading on applause
learning that plans are important to get the ship out of port, but being a good sailor is knowing how to navigate storms and surges learning that experience is not measured in the number of successes, but the hours spent resolving failures learning how to keep my head down, voice soft, and put in the … Continue reading progress
While swimming through water you want to make the least amount of splash possible, because they are wasted energy That water isn't working towards propelling you forward, it's flying upwards Do work beneath the surface, trust the process
the tingling warmth of the sun on bare skinpools of rippled water lining the road after a downpourthe hum of a forest canopy from abovemomentary flames when you produce an inspired workyou are channeling a particular energy. what inspires you?
so much of it all is figuring out where one thing stops and another begins
“All big things come from small beginnings. The seed of every habit is a single, tiny decision. But as that decision is repeated, a habit sprouts and grows stronger. Roots entrench themselves and branches grow. The task of breaking a bad habit is like uprooting a powerful oak within us. And the task of building … Continue reading goals & habits
We are responsible for where the things we consume come from, how they are made, and where they will go after we are done with them. Clothing, packaging, food-Explore the whole story and you might be surprised.