Confession: I am a collector of quotes. I binge-read life optimization tips. Here are a few favorites.
  1. It could be worse.
    Am I right, @sarahb?
  2. Hakuna Matata.
    What a wonderful phrase.
  3. Progress, not perfection.
  4. Make a list.
  5. When you come upon a wall, throw your hat over it. Then go get your hat.
    Irish proverb
  6. All great changes are preceded by chaos.
    This is hanging in a colleague's office. Couldn't be more true.
  7. What got you here won't get you there.
  8. Laughter and sleep are the best medicine.
  9. If you commit to nothing, you'll get distracted by everything.
    Too many options? Impose limitations.
  10. Do not live in the past you don't remember or a future you cannot predict.
    Be present, be mindful.
  11. Let it go.
    Belt on the top of a mountain if you can. Highly cathartic.
  12. Start before you are ready.
  13. Simplify and slow down.
  14. We are happy when we are growing.
    Thanks, Yeats.
  15. "Don't ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is more people who have come alive."
    Howard Thurman
  16. Not all who wander are lost.
    J.R.R. Tolkien
  17. Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you stand still.
  18. Chasing meaning if better for your health than avoiding discomfort.
  19. Whatever you feed will grow.
  20. An object in motion stays in motion.