Some days feel like recycled, uninspired, blah. Some days I feel like I’m fighting an invisible army, swinging a heavy sword, slashing it blindly for a brighter future. Yet I’m fighting against the inevitable. Life after all has a force of its own, beats to its own drum beat. Why put in so much effort, endure the uphill battle, the endless thorny bushes in the way of reaching the summit? Is there something to be learned or said for the climb? Or am I just climbing in place. Is there a summit?
This is where people might say: Enjoy the climb.
3 things it’s hard for an inspiration junky to admit:
1. Not every day can be a shiny new toy.
2. Not every moment can be memorable.
3. Not every idea should be materialized.
Quotes to consider:
Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present. – Jim Rohn
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. – Rabindranath Tagore
And since life can be bitterly sweet…
Lucky thing there’s Raaka Pink Sea Salt Dark Chocolate Minis, individually wrapped in bright pink (for utter decadence and fun), bite sized and seriously so flavorful and filling you feel like you ate a whole chocolate bar (but in a good, creamy, delicious way). Lovingly made in Brooklyn of all places.
Craving something more earthy and stone ground? I’ve been nibbling on Hu Salty Dark Chocolate vegan paleo bars. Oh yeah. You’ll see.
For quick, short bursts of inspiration flip through Tribe of Mentors a compilation of tools, tactics, and habits from 130+ of the world’s top performers. It includes strategies for overcoming failure and bouncing back towards success. It also has more than 50 morning routines for both early risers and those who struggle to get out of bed (you know who you are).