Fear of self-expression is a form of self-imposed slavery.

Zero Dean

Author | Photographer | CG Artist | Filmmaker

Today, not tomorrow

The path towards a better life

Excerpt from my book:

If you want to get on the path towards a better life, you must decide that taking steps down that path is more important than the things that are keeping you from it.

You must no longer allow yourself to be held back by a lack of discipline, a lack of resources, a lack of motivation, or a lack of initiative. And you must no longer allow yourself to be held back by fear.

The path towards a better life

Work to be proud, not popular

Too many people spend too much time trying to be popular — or trying to produce popular things — an not enough time doing things that they’ll be proud of no matter the outcome is.

Being truly proud of your work and what you accomplish is rewarding regardless of its popularity.

Consistently doing — and seeking out things you can do that you’ll be proud of, no matter how things turn out — can be tremendously rewarding and will often increase one’s sense of self-worth and feelings about their life.

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Work to be proud, not popular

Work to be proud, not popular

Comparing yourself to others

Comparing yourself to others is just another way of judging people — including yourself. The less you do it, the happier you are likely to be.

You’re not here to follow someone else’s path & they’re not here to follow yours. Stay on target by focusing on your path, not others’.

Comparing yourself to others

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Be solution-oriented, not problem focused

If the world is getting you down, remind yourself to focus on what is within your power to control & be solution-oriented, not problem-focused (& if you can help others, do so).

Feeling overwhelmed is a sign that you’re focusing on things that are beyond your power to control.

 

Be solution-oriented, not problem focused

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