The Wisdomous : Focus on invitations instead of accusations.
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Hey Wisdomous friend,
I hope you're doing well; here's a little note for you:
We go through life not recognising the influence our actions or a simple word have on others. We say many things in conversations, and we give advice, yet we aren't always heard.
Years later, you receive a phone call from someone who makes you cry.
"Do you remember me?" they ask. "You liberated me; you changed my life."
You sit and wonder, "What did I do to deserve praise?" Is this true?
For a short while, you had a casual meeting. Then, you collaborated and smiled at the same time.
Then one day, they needed a solution, and you could sense their dissatisfaction and perplexity. So you sat down with them and worked it out with them, showing them how to accomplish it and dispelling all doubts.
They thanked you, you nodded, and returned to work.
You never realised how much they appreciated you all those years.
What a lovely surprise when they send you a quick and charming message.
They say to you once more, "Thank you a million," for your help in my journey. Because when you helped me out the first time, you taught me the true meaning of life.
There have been numerous people who have helped me.
Now is my time to express my gratitude.
"Even though we all can still do more, there's so much to be thankful for" Josh Groban
What we do but capture today is lost forever.
talk doesn't cook rice
Divorce your emotional attachment to the outcomes and marry the process.
Time is a skilful rhythm
Focus on invitations instead of accusations.
Time wasn't on my side this past weekend. Instead, I spent it with family and in nature. And the little me time was spent reading on train journeys.
Here's a good line from Money Heist's Tokyo that I pondered about:
Many people believe that we only have one true love in life, but they are unaware that we can have multiple lives
How to stop a panic attack: Once you understand what panic really is and how it works, it’s possible to free yourself from it completely.
This is a detailed guide by Dr Nick Wignall; you may have seen more of his notes here; I enjoy the simplicity in his writing.
For what is worth by Benjamin Button
For what it's worth: it's never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be.
There's no time limit; stop whenever you want.
You can change or stay the same; there are no rules to this thing.
We can make the best or the worst of it.
So I hope you make the best of it. And I hope you see things that startle you.
I hope you feel things you never felt before.
I hope you meet people with a different point of view.
I hope you live a life you're proud of. But, if you find that you're not,
I hope you have the strength to start all over again.
Somebody's son by Tiwa Savage ft Brandy
Don't go yet by Selena Gomez
Hard Knock Lullaby by Noah Guy
Only Murders in the Building: I will devote my time to a new genre dubbed mysterious comedy. This show is hilarious, and who wouldn't want to watch it with Steve Martin, John Hoffman, and Selena Gomez?
Money Heist: Well, no spoilers, but Arturo, that guy is immortal!
+ If you love musicals, the new Cinderella wasn't that bad!
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