Charles M. Schwab was one of the ‘robber barons’ of the early 20th century. He was, at the time, one of the richest men in the world. He was president of Bethlehem Steel, but his ambition to become more and more was insatiable.
Arthur Barry was described by Time as “The slickest second-story man in the East,” truly one of the most famous jewel thieves of all times. 1 . In his years of crime, he committed as many as 150 burglaries and stole jewels valued between $5 and $10 million. . He seldom robbed from anyone not listed in the Social Register and often did his work in… get this… . A tuxedo! Continue reading “Why would you want to connect to Source? Will it raise your vibration?”
I am reading a book, The One Thing. Tai recommended it, so I had been resisting.
But like most of the books Tai recommends, it does have a kernel of gold… Maybe more than one kernel.
One of these is what he says about will power. Quite fascinating and very useful.
He says, that just like glycogen, brain food for thinking, will power uses energy, food, and can be depleted.
I don’t have to rely on will power, because about a year ago I started to reorganize my life to habitually do the things that serve me, and remove the opportunities for doing things that don’t serve me.
Remember, when something isn’t working, there is something you don’t know.
If your life feels empty in spite of all that’s in it, then you need to look at it and examine it. There is something, a piece of knowledge, is missing… and you are paying the price.
Another saying that really talks to me: the size of your life can be measured with the size of your projects.
But the most important thing is this: you can be doing things, 24/7, but unless what you are doing is hard, challenging, needing you to apply yourself, it is not fulfilling, it doesn’t feel like accomplishment.
Read the footnotes… if you haven’t been reading them, you now know why you are not getting anything out of my posts… 1
The reason people like doing sports is because they can be measuring themselves against something that is bigger than what’s comfortable.
People who watch sports live vicariously through them… but if you look, the fans’ lives are empty. You need to measure yourself against something bigger than what’s comfortable, like watching others play sports.
Today was my errands day. It is also the only day during the week when I talk to anyone.
And as you know, talking when I have echo, someone who hears me is the most meaningful activity for me.
I did have private clients for massage, and I did it for 16 years… Giving a massage is not meaningful for me. So I picked and chose, and filtered, and screened the people that wanted a massage: If I didn’t feel that there will be a meaningful conversation, that I would be heard, I didn’t take them as a client.
Hey, it’s my life, and my fulfillment is what it is supposed to be organized around.
I am unabashed that what is important to me is the most important thing for me, bar none.
One can get caught up in the “money game” on any levels of income. You can even get hooked in its tangles before you make any decision about what to do with your life… as in inherited from your parents, or getting hooked on the perks money gave you through stuff your parents bought you.
No matter when and how you got hooked, you can unhook yourself and be financially free.