You have to simply start making your work, and go public with your work, then raise the stakes, and do it again.
Learning can only happen when a child is interested. If they are not interested, it's like throwing marshmallows at their head and calling it eating.
Homeostasis is the force that ensures life is regulated within a range that is not just compatible with survival but also conducive to flourishing, to a projection of life into the future of an organism or a species.
We take almost all of the decisive steps in our lives as a result of slight inner adjustments of which we are barely conscious
W. G. Sebald
The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That's the deal.
C. S. Lewis
They are as children, playing with their toys in a house on fire
[He] would rather spend his time struggling to eliminate nettles from the world than put on a pair of wellies and walk through them.