Wood finish by @icanpuchayabuns

Wood finish by @icanpuchayabuns

On the left is the best present ever - homemade board by @icanpuchayabuns

On the left is the best present ever - homemade board by @icanpuchayabuns

Be mindful of your thoughts

Beautiful things happen when you distance yourself from negativity.
To feel ambition and to act upon it is to embrace the unique calling of our souls. Not to act upon that ambition is to turn our backs on ourselves and on the reason for our existence.”

“Turning pro is a mindset. If we are struggling with fear, self-sabotage, procrastination, self-doubt, etc., the problem is, we’re thinking like amateurs. Amateurs don’t show up. Amateurs crap out. Amateurs let adversity defeat them. The pro thinks differently. He shows up, he does his work, he keeps on truckin’, no matter what.”

“The amateur dreads becoming who she really is because she fears that this new person will be judged by others as “different.” The tribe will declare us “weird” or “queer” or “crazy.” The tribe will reject us. Here’s the truth: the tribe doesn’t give a shit. There is no tribe. That gang or posse that we imagine is sustaining us by the bonds we share is in fact a conglomeration of individuals who are just as fucked up as we are and just as terrified. Each individual is so caught up in his own bullshit that he doesn’t have two seconds to worry about yours or mine, or to reject or diminish us because of it. When we truly understand that the tribe doesn’t give a damn, we’re free. There is no tribe, and there never was. Our lives are entirely up to us.
Steven Pressfield

I keep hoping the universe will show me a sign. I’m a bit lost. There are some paths I see, including the one I am on. Where they lead, I’m not so sure. I keep asking for something. As aloof as I am, I may have missed them. I ask and haven’t been attentive as I should be. Perhaps I’ll listen and keep my eyes and heart peeled. I’m not sure how, but I’ll try.