You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with. Who you surround yourself with is who you become. Peer pressure can drag you down or strengthen you. Are you growing or quitting?
For any card-carrying member of the high achiever club, laziness is unthinkable. It’s not in our vocabulary or our DNA. But perhaps it should be. I am surprised to find myself proclaiming the merits of laziness.
The difference between falling and flying is what you’re telling yourself in the air. That’s why it’s called the air war.
The things we think will keep us safe are often the things that cause us harm. The net is there. But it doesn’t guarantee your safety.
Progress in anything requires us to learn and master new skills. But developing new skills isn’t enough; we must also master the skill of linking skills.
On flying trapeze and trampoline, taking a skill out-of-lines is the moment when the trust shifts from trust of others to self-trust. How do you know when you’re ready to remove the safety lines?
Fear is part of life. But when we allow fear to dictate our options, we lose our quality of life. So we must learn to work through fear.