The only answer is to ask questions.
Sketching, Sculpting and Seriously Bad Singing: Why Self-Expression Through Art is Good for Your Mental Health
How do you express yourself? Perhaps you sing in the shower, prance around in your pyjamas or even shimmy down the staircase. Whatever it is, self-expression encourages you to reveal your weird, whacky and wonderful self to others. It’s completely endearing and one of the greatest forms of self-love.
So my advice is this: keep it within you, no matter the cost. No matter what happens, always bring your own happiness. You’ll find it’s an unlimited reserve, and as unromantic and mechanic as it can seem, it is a capacity that grows the more you tend to it. Cultivate happiness and harvest fulfillment.
Change happens when choice disappears. Until change becomes the only viable option, we will retreat to realms of comfort and predictability; we will remain victims of diffuse desire versus champions of change.
This is the paradox of proficient striving: those who put their whole heart and soul into realizing a vision, a passion or a project —while actually enjoying the process—can do so because they are unattached from the outcome. They view life as play, and the pursuit of passion as an end in itself.
“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” – Peter Drucker Most of us are not prepared for the responsibility of creating our lives. So we pretend that we don’t have it at all. We pretend that we are leaves in the wind; that we are victims of circumstance instead of victors […]
We can’t forget—our mind is our ultimate and only true home. So we have to work to make it a beautiful place to live.
Apathy is a resignation of the self. It swaddles you in safety, but it does so by alleviating you from the desires and drives that caused you pain. It drives a wedge between who you are – your burning innate desires – and your conscious mind. So you are outwardly – and even inwardly – convinced that you truly couldn’t care less about your own life.
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