26 Little Notes to Myself

Written by SeanRitchey on April 18, 2011

Dear Sean

  1. Cut yourself slack
  2. Ask for help when you need it
  3. Most decisions don’t require extensive research (follow your intuition)
  4. Make sure you’re grounding your decisions in reality (do your research)
  5. You’ll be amazed how much better you feel after you sit quietly and have a cup of tea and a cookie
  6. It’s important to be nice to people
  7. It’s important to be nice to yourself
  8. Bring a jacket
  9. By doing a little bit each day, you can accomplish incredible things
  10. You can choose what you do; you can’t choose what you like to do
  11. What you do every day matters more than what you do once in a while
  12. Stay hydrated
  13. You don’t have to be good at everything
  14. Put your hands in the dirt
  15. If you’re not failing, you’re not trying hard enough
  16. Don’t let perfect be the enemy of good
  17. Good can sometimes be the enemy of great
  18. Remember to floss
  19. Love with all of your being
  20. The abundance in your life is in direct relationship with your gratitude
  21. Slow down
  22. Bring yourself fully to everything you do
  23. Where are you right now?  Be present
  24. What do you want?  Do it now
  25. Go to sleep (and stay asleep for a long time – every night)
  26. Breathe


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  • Carly

    I love this list, Sean! A lot of great truths to remind oneself of often. Think I might have to save this one to my computer.

    • Eve

      I feel sateifisd after reading that one.

  • Blake Boles

    This reminds me of a book that I just read, which you’ll love: The War of Art by Pressfield.