When you come to a place where you have to left or right,’ says Sister Ruth, ‘go straight ahead.
Doing nothing is also an action; not making a decision is making a decision.
In every moment of choice, you create a new destiny.
An assembly is extra slow in taking actions.
Listen to your gut, her father was fond of saying, but make up your own damn mind.
When there aren’t any smart decisions, I suppose you just have to pick the stupid decision you like best.
At the end of the day, it’s your life. If you turn out good, the world celebrates you and with you (not minding how you achieved it). If bad, they abandon you (even if they gave you the advice that led you to doom). Just be you and follow your heart.
Journalism can be lethal
You have to start with the truth. The truth is the only way that we can get anywhere. Because any decision-making that is based upon lies or ignorance can’t lead to a good conclusion.
Habits aren’t destiny. Habits can be ignored, changed, or replaced. But the reason the discovery of the habit loop is so important is that it reveals a basic truth: When a habit emerges, the brain stops fully participating in decision making. It stops working so hard, or diverts focus to other tasks. So unless you deliberately fight a habit-unless you find new routines-the pattern will unfold automatically.