My Life As Justin

"Be Impeccable with Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.

Don’t Take Anything Personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.

Don’t Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life.

Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret."
Don Miguel Ruiz. The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom  (via coldaslt)

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"Hipster economics are standard economics because hipsters are everything the US economy has ever wished for in one convenient package. It’s a group consisting largely of young, upper-middle class people with very little conviction, who will spend large amounts of money to maintain their own comfort and the appearance of diversity and rebellion. They are activists as long as it’s easy, poor as long as it doesn’t involve dirt or hunger, and selfless as long as they don’t stand to lose anything. They represent the sanitizing of national issues so that they can be discussed without being addressed. And all you have to do to control them is use some reverse psychology. They’re not rebels, they’re not even malicious, because they’re not anything except a bunch of kids playing pretend. They’ll eventually grow up and become bankers, lawyers and politicians, just like their parents…"
Top comment by “Robert” on The Peril of Hipster Economics   (via coldaslt)

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"Each time we don’t say what we wanna say, we’re dying."
Yoko Ono  (via coldaslt)

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One of the things I’m learning more and more is that you can’t be blindly loyal to the point of unhappiness. When push comes to shove, people are going to do what’s best for them. Always be prepared to do what’s best for you.

It’s OK to enjoy and be present in the moment, but as long as you are in business you have to consistently think and be two steps ahead.

"Basic people get rewarded for basic behavior so often, that extraordinary people question their merit way more than they should."