Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything … just fall[s] away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.
One of the most pernicious myths about depression is that it aids the creative process… I think this was what prevented me taking anti-depressants …When I did start taking anti-depressants I didn’t lose creativity, I gained it.
Refuse to be the sort of person who says: ‘I wish I had’. Instead, be the kind of person who says: ‘I’m glad I did’. Quit waiting to feel motivated – just start. Motivation comes from momentum.