- Create, sweat, and keep your dial locked on curious. Everything else will fall into place.
2. Be kind, always. It’s the only way to truly feel good about yourself.
3. Forgive every single day. People have hurt you and always will. We can live with that pain and react or forgive and respond.
4. Forgiveness is a practice. Not a light switch.
5. Live through you, not by you. You will only do big things in this world if you squash your ego and allow your story to be greater than yourself.
6. Put the cart before the horse. Or you will never start.
7. Love as hard as you can, until it doesn’t feel honest anymore.
8. Always try to understand before trying to be understood.
9. Never give a dead fish handshake. It’s telling of one’s character.
10. Eliminate “you should” from your vocabulary. Or you’ll never have close friends.
11. Never trust anyone who can’t look you in the eye.
12. Day dreams are more powerful than night dreams.
13. Use sunblock.
14. Progress over perfection. Always.
15. No one cares what you’re doing as much as you think they do.
16. “I know nothing” is the best place to start.
17. Throw away all your blueprints, especially the ones you’ve kept from friends and family.
18. Don’t expect things from people. You will always be let down.
19. Making a choice to no longer be negative or hang out with negative people will be one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make.
20. See people as tall children. You will be able to accept and empathize more. Also, because we are.
21. Live inside out, instead of outside in.
22. Stop judging your experiences. That’s how you ruin them.
23. Love your parents. They didn’t know as much as you do now.
24. Be a great leader by being a better student.
25. Be a weirdo. That’s where you potency lives.
26. Be gentle with yourself.
27. Resist nothing. Because your resistance is where you’ll always find the richest soil.