99 percent robbery

I found this today while worrying about the insignificance of my work.

Austin Kleon


From “The Willpower Instinct”

In the quest for self-control, the usual weapons we wield against ourselves — guilt, stress and shame — don’t work.  People who have the greatest self-control aren’t waging self-war.  They have learned to accept and integrate [their] competing [inner] selves.

From “The Willpower Instinct”, Kelly McGonigal