There is this scene in Joe Vs. The Volcano where Joe sees the moon rise over the ocean from the tiny raft keeping him and Patricia alive. Joe is dehydrated and near death and can just barely get to his knees but see this amazing moon rising and he says:
The US election. Aleppo. Mass shootings everywhere. Bowie, Prince, George Michael, Leonard Cohen, Alan Rickman, Garry Shandling, Garry Marshall, Gene Wilder – If feels like half the rock and roll hall of fame is now deceased, the laughter has died and now Princess Leia is gone too.
Life is waaaaay too short to just exist.
Yesterday, I attempted to pack my suitcase for 13 months of travel, and began to virtually meet my Remote Year colleagues.
Yep, things got pretty real.
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January is one of my favorite months. Every year I spend January reviewing the past year and refining my goals for the upcoming year. If you’ve never done this or are overwhelmed at the prospect of goal setting, you can start small and just jot down a couple things you’d really like to do this year. You can optionally save and put the list somewhere prominent, but even if you toss it out, the act of writing down your goals is what’s important.
I believe the trick to most self-help books is timing and personal receptivity, but maybe one of these books will change your life, or at least your perspective. These are some of the most influential books in my personal experience.