“You don’t have to do all of the steps. You have to do the next step.” Chase Jarvis

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"Write it down. Look at it regularly. Either clean the damn garage or feel okay you’re not doing it. Re-negotiate with yourself.” David Allen

“How many of you have some dumb dorky little projects been around your house a lot longer than they should have been around your house? Clean the garage. Ho hum. Wasn’t that important. If it wasn’t that important, why don’t you feel good you haven’t done it? Isn’t that good self-management? Avoid doing low priority things. "Obviously there were other higher priority things than cleaning the garage. Drink beer, listen to music, hang out, do nothing. You did that instead of cleaning the garage. Why don’t you feel good about that? One reason. You filed away in RAM and it’s ... Read more

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"You deserve to feel happy now, not some imaginary time in the future when the stars align" Sarah Von Bargen 

Find things to be happy about RIGHT NOW. Your life is not going to be solved when you get that promotion, creatively make something "good", make "more money", get your chores "done", meet a new friend, or have a "good date" . All of those things sure help and yet... They don't solve the problem. None of my accomplishments or talents or good days solves a thing. Only when I said hey I like my effort, drive, and the way I do things do I figure out how to feel better. If you're trying to figure out your life, surprise! ... Read more

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I'm a graphic designer (portfolio), classical pianist and artist in Baltimore, MD. I host the Uncanny Creativity Podcast helping to demystify the creative process and creator of Funlooksfun.com, an online shop for apparel and games. Twitter: @sketchee

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