Because you still need social skills to get you places. Because we haven’t evolved to not need human interaction. Because being present will reduce anxiety. Because without people, you’ll just be alone in your living room with your device.
Before you can clean them up.
My problem was that I thought I was smart: I won piano competitions; I scored nineties in university; I majored in physics; I published academic papers; I got accepted into a direct-entry PhD program at the most prestigious university in Canada. I was inexperienced, a tad bit narcissistic and too proud. So when life got … Continue reading I got fancy
Think about your own situation as though it were that of someone else. What advice would you give to someone in your shoes? Are you following it? Is it worth following? Why feel so bad for yourself if you wouldn't feel so bad for someone else? Why feel so proud of yourself if you wouldn’t … Continue reading Act as you would expect of someone else
It’s the time spent between thought and action that determines the action you take. And it’s the time spent working on your thoughts that calms the mind.
That consists of the details. And if it’s always in the details, then be sure to ask the right questions. Because in the end, it's about getting them to say what they didn't say.
It doesn’t enrich my life. Therefore I don’t consume it. Unless I really need to.