Changing Ourselves To Change The World

Choose a practice that affects you in the way that you want to affect others. If we commit ourselves to a practice consistently enough, over a long enough period of time, for better or worse, that practice will begin to shape who we are and how we relate to the world. Oftentimes, our actions and…

Persistence Towards Consistency

If you are trying to be consistent in your practice, but you fail, keep trying to be consistent in your practice. Even the most dedicated amongst us have off-days. The difference is that the dedicated have them less often because they are dedicated. Regardless of what our practice is, whether it is some kind of…

New Year + New Habits = New You

We need habits, not resolutions. Much more than our decisions, our actions determine who we become. The more that we do something new, the more we change. The easiest way to change who we are and who we become is not to resolve to do so, but to actually do so. Usually, this is a…

Practicing Toward Perfection

Failure brings us closer to perfection than waiting ever will. Not all ideas are meant to be brought to life, but if we are waiting for the perfect idea to present itself, under the perfect circumstances, with the perfect timing, we will create nothing. We will bring nothing new into the world. Whatever inspiration we…

Now Is The Time To Do Good Work

Do good work, practice, and be patient. Do not wait for the timing to be right to do good work. Do good work until the timing is right. Everything prior to the perfect moment is simply practice and preparation for that moment. If you wait for the perfect moment to arrive, you and your skills…