“Just upgraded to a Mustang convertible, it’s 70 degrees and sunny, in lala land and we are en route to palm springs. Loving lifeeeeeeee.”—My girlfriends on the way to Coachella. I’m not jealous or anything ::insert eye roll as I look at our gray PDX skies::
WS: And do you have any advice for someone who’s just starting out in the industry today? Or trying to get into the industry?
DW: Well, I think that it’s probably more simple than anything: Just do the things you love. Do what turns you on, say what you wish somebody else would say, and show me something nobody else has, that’s of interest to you. I think sometimes part of the problem is this whole thing becomes so complex. There’s these large organizations, these large ad agencies, and all these large clients. And it’s this huge…it seems like a mountain range and it’s really just a bunch of idiots up there trying to figure out how to keep alive for the next day. So, the world is much more malleable, much more plastic than when you’re coming up into it. You may think it seems so formidable but if you push in all the right places, doors open and you come out the other side in a really spectacular way… (source: http://breakinginbook.com/book/)
Morning read: "Fasten onto the positives of life."
Well-worth read (it’s a tear jerker - so grab the tissues): Facing death, CNN sports legend embraces life. You must face your fears in life to realize what you have and just how to embrace your blessings. I don’t think enough people wake up everyday recognizing just how lucky they are to…wake up and have another day to seize life.
Nick Charles’ life tips
Don’t get married early.
Travel the world.
Have a love of language and literature.
Learn to love your own company so you’re not needy.
Ask yourself where do you want to be tomorrow? What about in 5 years, 10 years?
What do I require in a relationship? What am I capable of giving?