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May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Saturday, January 18, 2020

Busyness vs. Purpose


Beware the barrenness of a busy life
- Socrates

The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.
- Samuel Johnson

Feeling sorry for yourself, and your present condition,
is not only a waste of energy but the worst habit you could possibly have.
- Dale Carnegie

Habit and routine have an unbelievable power to waste and destroy.
- Henri de Lubac

He who sows hurry reaps indigestion.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

There is more to life than increasing its speed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Inattention is fertile soil for bad habits to grow stronger.
To break bad habits and cultivate behaviors you prefer,
use your power of conscious attention and daily practice.

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Too little commitment, and life becomes meaningless.
Too much focus on accomplishment, and you burn out.
Balance striving for success, with gentle self-care.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you don't enjoy your career, today is the day to begin a long-term plan for creating a career that interests and excites you. In the short term, even if you hate your job, look for small joys at work each day, perhaps in your interactions with customers and co-workers.

Whenever you feel you must hurry,
ask yourself whether the busyness is fulfilling your purpose in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Further reading: Happiness is a Choice

Tips to Feel Happier Right Now

Your Life Purpose
      

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