Worst Case Thinking

  “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. Almost everything, all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure–these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of.

The Inertia of Small Changes

  “The heights charm us, but the steps do not; with the mountain in our view we love to walk the plains.