This is how I lived my life for years and years. I drifted through the day at the mercy of chance and happenstance. Whatever came along, I did it.
If you’re a writer or an artist, you can’t live like that.
You have to run your day. You can’t let your day run you.
You must roll out of bed each morning with an unshakeable focus and intention. Your novel, your start-up, your movie. That’s your day. That’s why you’re here.
4 replies on “You have to run your day.”
Milo, I couldn’t agree with you more. This is so important of all who are all in the realm of the freelancer.
Steven Pressfield’s words, not mine Jeff, but you’re right. I think I needed the reminder myself at the time!
HaPpY New Year, Milo!!
THANKS for your LIGHT-hearted yet very grounded approach to living in balance as an artist…not to mention a totally right-brained person! I LOVE your insights!!
I’m printing Steven’s quote and putting it on my mirror to inspire me every morning AND evening!
Hi Daenah, Happy New Year to you too! Glad you find the site helpful.That’s a great idea, I might have to do the same 🙂