What I want and what is easiest.

What I want and what is easiest. Drawing Luke Hockley.

What I want and what is easiest. Drawing Luke Hockley.

Dear Self,

What I want isn’t necessarily what is easiest.

Getting what I want takes focus and tenacity, because what is easiest is often incredibly attractive ‘right now’. Even if eventually I don’t like the results.

What I want often has a much bigger arc for the reward I get, what’s easiest often has a much faster ‘feel good’ return – which is probably quite short lived.

Getting myself to choose what I want, even though it takes more work, is the real work.

I think the approach that works for me is not trying to convince myself ‘in the moment’, just doing the thing I know I want even though it doesn't feel that exciting at the time.

Once I get going it all works out.

Love

Luke

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