Monique Esmer (@stasher541153) - Deepstash

Monique Esmer

@stasher541153

0 Followers

0 Following

216 STASHED IDEAS

recently stashed about

4 PUBLISHED IDEAS

stashed 1.25K times

The ten percent advantage makes building momentum easier. Every 10% increase, either daily or weekly, becomes a precipitating event on its own - it will trigger positive emotions.

As you continue to make progress, you associate every "incremental 10%" with a change in performance. This constant rhythm will turn into a chain reaction , as Sakyong Mipham describes it: "Bit by bit, it starts to make sense. (The progress) begins to leak into other aspects of your life."

STASHED IN:

446

Should you take the job with the higher pay, but longer commute? What's the best way to prioritize your too-long list of tasks ? How much time should you give a struggling relationship before calling it quits?

All of us have probably experienced the pain of indecision in tough scenarios like these, and even after deciding, have had the creeping suspicion that maybe we made the wrong choice.

When it comes to decision-making strategies, though, the typical advice isn't a whole lot of help: follow your heart, go with your gut, make a list of pros and cons. What about real, actionable strategies to overcome indecision when these approaches fail?

STASHED IN:

39

For the longest time I foud it difficult to explain the concept of usefulness and happiness. But when I recently ran into a quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson, the dots connected.

Emerson says:

"The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well."

And I didn't get that before I became more conscious of what I'm doing with my life. And that always sounds heavy and all. But it's actually really simple.

STASHED IN:

323