Be less preoccupied with figuring out what REALLY matters and spend more time just doing whatever it is you like.
It’s entirely okay to make your art in private.
Reminder: The current moment is an intensely interesting place to be.
To reduce conflict in our lives, we need to fully accept the truth that other people are not meant to think the same way as we do, since we all have fundamentally different thinking systems, informed by our past experiences, upbringing, education, the things we read, etc.
Soul > technique.
Money-making is not and doesn’t have to be evil.
We don’t need more well-written essays in the world. But we do need more blog posts, more journal entries, more people sharing about what’s going on in their lives, what’s making them happy or sad…
Action precedes inspiration / motivation.
Try doing something while genuinely NOT caring about the outcome. Can you do it?
To be contented is to realise that you already have everything you need to be happy, and everything else is just a bonus.