“One of my secrets of adulthood: If it’s not on the calendar it doesn’t happen. If I want anything in my life, I have to figure out how to schedule it. Otherwise something like transcendence? It just never happens” Gretchen Rubin

“One of my secrets of adulthood: If it’s not on the calendar it doesn’t happen. If I want anything in my life, I have to figure out how to schedule it. Otherwise something like transcendence? It just never happens” Gretchen Rubin

Source: Happier with Gretchen Rubin – Ep. 142: Schedule Some Daily Transcendence | Listen via Stitcher Radio On Demand

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