This post is about using the inevitability of death to inspire us to proactively explore the most important parts of living and to ensure that we have prioritized those parts so that we live the most meaningful life we can imagine for ourselves.
This post is about how to harness the power of physiology and desire to create meaningful action that can help you achieve your goals.
Ambition is good. The desire to improve and grow is perhaps the fundamental reason for being. But unchecked ambition, ambition without a why or end is sure to end in unhappiness. For someone always wanting more there is never enough.
As painful and scary as the decision to act can be, the scariest idea is a scenario where we live our whole lives frozen in inaction because of fear, and thus never even dare greatly enough to attempt a better version of ourselves. Don’t let fear stop you from becoming your happiest self.
This post is about providing alternative commentary to the do-or-die / burn-the-ships attitude that pervades much of society’s mindset, particularly in the motivational/self-improvement space.