I’m still trying hard to be perfect even though I know I don’t have to. 

It’s a waste of time and plus, it blocks my creative output. 

I worry about how I’m going to sound and if people are going to like what I post or not.

And that hinders my ability to create. There are many pieces I want to write but I tell myself that I’m “not ready” or that it “sounds stupid”. 

I sometimes forget about the main objective and that’s to do it for myself. 

Write about the shit I want to write about and work on the stuff I want to work on. 

Don’t do it for the views, notoriety, and other people’s acceptance because I’ll be chasing that for the rest of my life. 

/rant

And also a shameless plug - I started my own webstore selling some of the stickers I’ve created in the past. Please check it out as any orders will go towards growing this newsletter and my podcast.

 

STUFF TO CHECK OUT

📸 Selfie Deaths Are an Epidemic. (Outside Magazine)

💰💸 What It’s Like to Grow Up With More Money Than You’ll Ever Spend - an interview with Roy Disney’s granddaughter, Abigail Disney (The Cut)

📝 Ramsey Orta filmed the killing of Eric Garner, so the police punished him. (The Verge)

📖 Currently reading - The Billionaires Club: The Unstoppable Rise of Football’s Super-rich Owners

🌕A Meteorite Hit the Moon During the Last Eclipse!

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