There is no need to overcomplicate life, right?
Generally I know what I want (and cold beer is pretty up there).
Still, there are a few other things that I know I wanted all my life but never had the guts to seriously pursue. Call me #masterofselfmanipulation
I know there is a huge amount of self-help books available but don’t worry, this is not an attempt to add to your anxiety of never being able to get it right. This is a fun one. It’s easy, and just like learning how to pee standing up as a chick, it will come in handy one day.
Do you ever pay attention to those thoughts that pop into your head whenever you manage to calm your sweet monkey mind down a notch? Those thoughts that come up while meditating, while running or while simply paying attention to your breathing. Those thoughts are something special and should come with a little bow tie in their hair so the whole world can see how great they really are (but because the world is not perfect, here is a blog post to honour them).
I promise you there is other magic than the kind you got to know at your last company Christmas party. And while there is nothing wrong with that kind of magic (just HOW did those knots come apart..!), there is another kind that can help you be happier on a daily basis.