Lessons I've Learned, 111-115
Lesson I've Learned #111
For some reason I thought being courageous would be easy. That was quite wrong.
Lesson I've Learned #112
Every time I accept one of my excuses, my regard for myself goes down.
Every time I keep a commitment to myself, my regard for myself goes up.
So simple to understand, the application is a different matter.
Lesson I've Learned #113
I used to think I could control my emotions.
Whole schools of philosophy are built on this premise.
I'll save you the time: that doesn't work.
To master my emotions, I must allow them to be, and experience them as they are.
Only then can I let them go.
Lesson I've Learned #114
I discover the book I want to write only after I begin the book I thought I was supposed to write.
Lesson I've Learned #115
I've learned to pay attention to what I envy.
It tells me what I really want, but am afraid of admitting to myself.
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