But THIS is my monkey and my circus.
Fear is one of the greatest problems in life. A mind that is caught in fear lives in confusion, in conflict, and therefore must be violent, distorted and aggressive. It dare not move from away from its own patterns of thinking, and this breeds hypocrisy.J. Krishnamurti “Freedom From the Known”
Maybe if you call an African-American the “N” word in anger, and it’s caught on camera...and then you are fired from your job…maybe you did it to yourself and it didn’t just “happen to you?”
It’s called accountability.
“There’s a difference between blaming someone else for your situation and that person’s actually being responsible for your situation. Nobody is ever responsible for your situation but you….This is because you always get to choose how you see things, how you react to things, how you value things. You always get to choose the metric by which to measure your experiences.”
Mark Manson, “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck”
“Nobody makes you upset. Your mind makes you upset. It’s time to ask the question, Why do I allow people or experiences or things to determine how I’m going to think, feel, or act?”
“It’s not your job to like me. It’s mine.”
Don’t spend what you don’t have.*
*It’s called “integrity”
Title by ABBA’s “Money, Money, Money”
The older I get, the more I realize that joy is infinitely more rewarding than periodic happiness.