What would you do if you are completely immersed in one thing, the thing that you are doing right now? Nothing exists anywhere, not in your mind or around. All you have aware of is - you and the task.
There was a time in my life when I was fascinated by reaching somewhere, somewhere better than where I was at that moment. So, I was always relentless, restless, running, chasing one particular goal which I thought would make me happier. I had reached several times at my preconceived destinations, but to my utter surprise, I didn't feel happier than I was. I didn't feel as if I had become something more than I was before.
It's not easy to just say goodbye to the thing, event, person. Because without even knowing, within very short duration we feel like that thing, event, the person is something that is us, not only part of us but much more. And then?
We should work to earn enough money to live, not live to earn enough money to buy shit we don’t need. The above phrase I have read from The Minimalists and it has made me think.
Cut back every sentence in half. Pare down everything you speak out to an absolute minimum. Shut up when a nod is enough. Don't write 5 long sentences when one word is enough to construct an email.