• Each week we post a new, original fortune—inspired by notes-to-self we’ve written along the way—and completely overshare what it means to us…

  • This Week

    "Make less time for life's garbage."

    This Week

    "Make less time for life's garbage."
  • "Don't be scared of stuff."
    "Don't be scared of stuff."
  • "To be found: Stop hiding."
    "To be found: Stop hiding."
  • "The point where you are about to give up but decide not to and everything starts falling into place from there..."
    "The point where you are about to give up but decide not to and everything starts falling into place from there..."
  • "Be real with yourself or you can't be real with anyone else. "
    "Be real with yourself or you can't be real with anyone else. "
  • "The middle of the process is no place to determine the end of it. "
    "The middle of the process is no place to determine the end of it. "
  • "Being right all of the time is boring."
    "Being right all of the time is boring."
  • "Pretend it's your first time."
    "Pretend it's your first time."
  • "Do. Chill. Do again"
    "Do. Chill. Do again"
  • "Focus on the magic of things; yourself"
    "Focus on the magic of things; yourself"
  • "Brand new ancient proverb: Be warm inside even when the temperature outside is cold."
    "Brand new ancient proverb: Be warm inside even when the temperature outside is cold."
  • "The thing is not the thing. It's the thing you think about the thing."
    "The thing is not the thing. It's the thing you think about the thing."
  • "Make mistake. Repeat. Make mistake. Repeat. Make mistake. Do something different."
    "Make mistake. Repeat. Make mistake. Repeat. Make mistake. Do something different."
  • "Pay attention to that"
    "Pay attention to that"
  • "You will know it when you see it. It will know you when it sees you."
    "You will know it when you see it. It will know you when it sees you."
  • "More money only solves the less money problem. Nothing else. "
    "More money only solves the less money problem. Nothing else. "
  • "Get your hopes up."
    "Get your hopes up."
  • "Things don't always go the way you planned. Fortunately."
    "Things don't always go the way you planned. Fortunately."
  • "Follow you hunches. Explore your doubts."
    "Follow you hunches. Explore your doubts."
  • "Give to give, not to get."
    "Give to give, not to get."
  • "Go with what feels right even if it ends up being wrong."
    "Go with what feels right even if it ends up being wrong."
  • "Love everything. Everything will love you back."
    "Love everything. Everything will love you back."
  • "Learn to say "I don't know" and inherit the world's knowledge."
    "Learn to say "I don't know" and inherit the world's knowledge."
  • "Sweat the small stuff. The small stuff is the big stuff."
    "Sweat the small stuff. The small stuff is the big stuff."
  • "Act with purpose."
    "Act with purpose."
  • "Consistency is the key to mastery."
    "Consistency is the key to mastery."
  • "The quiet speaks volumes."
    "The quiet speaks volumes."
  • "Don't take the bait."
    "Don't take the bait."
  • "Be quiet. Hear more."
    "Be quiet. Hear more."
  • "Look for proof that you're amazing."
    "Look for proof that you're amazing."
  • "Don't be loyal to what's not loyal to you."
    "Don't be loyal to what's not loyal to you."
  • "You know what to do."
    "You know what to do."
  • "The only way to get there is to decide to."
    "The only way to get there is to decide to."
  • "If it's supposed to, it will."
    "If it's supposed to, it will."
  • "Treat yourself as well as you treat others."
    "Treat yourself as well as you treat others."
  • "Do first. Talk second."
    "Do first. Talk second."
  • "Just because you love something doesn't make it right for you."
    "Just because you love something doesn't make it right for you."
  • "Just show up."
    "Just show up."
  • "The truth is not confusing."
    "The truth is not confusing."
  • "Don't do other people's part. Just do your own."
    "Don't do other people's part. Just do your own."
  • "You're allowed to feel however you want, but must you always act on it?"
    "You're allowed to feel however you want, but must you always act on it?"
  • "Make sure to do what you love, not just what you're good at."
    "Make sure to do what you love, not just what you're good at."
  • "Make the big decisions and the little decisions will make themselves."
    "Make the big decisions and the little decisions will make themselves."
  • "Make people see you."
    "Make people see you."
  • "Guilt serves no purpose."
    "Guilt serves no purpose."
  • "Identify with everything. Align with nothing."
    "Identify with everything. Align with nothing."
  • "Figure out where you're going. Then go there."
    "Figure out where you're going. Then go there."
  • "People have different opinions than you. Let them."
    "People have different opinions than you. Let them."
  • "Win like a rookie. Lose like a pro."
    "Win like a rookie. Lose like a pro."
  • "Do your thing. Let other people do theirs."
    "Do your thing. Let other people do theirs."
  • "Redefine everything."
    "Redefine everything."
  • "You can't force a thing to work when it's not supposed to."
    "You can't force a thing to work when it's not supposed to."
  • "Go outside and play."
    "Go outside and play."
  • "Don't fall into a role created by someone else. You're a natural at the one you've got."
    "Don't fall into a role created by someone else. You're a natural at the one you've got."
  • "You are better than your knee-jerk reactions."
    "You are better than your knee-jerk reactions."
  • "Who says?"
    "Who says?"
  • "Be really great at taking criticism."
    "Be really great at taking criticism."
  • "Invest less in proving why things won't work."
    "Invest less in proving why things won't work."
  • "If you want it to be a sign, let it be. If you fear it's a sign, don't let it be."
    "If you want it to be a sign, let it be. If you fear it's a sign, don't let it be."
  • "Let disruption and discomfort be your guides."
    "Let disruption and discomfort be your guides."
  • "Don't just plant a seed and let it grow. Take pleasure in its growth."
    "Don't just plant a seed and let it grow. Take pleasure in its growth."
  • "Be better at being wrong."
    "Be better at being wrong."
  • "Not getting what you want usually gives you information you need."
    "Not getting what you want usually gives you information you need."
  • "Go all in. Forego the backup plan."
    "Go all in. Forego the backup plan."
  • "Roadblocks emerge to either stop you or reroute you. It's up to you to decide whether to break through them or yield their quiet instruction."
    "Roadblocks emerge to either stop you or reroute you. It's up to you to decide whether to break through them or yield their quiet instruction."
  • "Marvel at what happens when you stop interfering."
    "Marvel at what happens when you stop interfering."
  • "You don't need to figure it out right now."
    "You don't need to figure it out right now."
  • "It's all in your head."
    "It's all in your head."
  • "You're not courageous because you lack fear. You're courageous because you feel fear and keep going anyway."
    "You're not courageous because you lack fear. You're courageous because you feel fear and keep going anyway."
  • "When doing something doesn't work, do nothing instead."
    "When doing something doesn't work, do nothing instead."
  • "Use your power for good."
    "Use your power for good."
  • "Change your mind."
    "Change your mind."
  • "Keep looking for the lessons even when you don't think you need them."
    "Keep looking for the lessons even when you don't think you need them."
  • "The best way to get what you need is not to need it."
    "The best way to get what you need is not to need it."
  • "Let 'yes' be the answer already..."
    "Let 'yes' be the answer already..."
  • "Do it anyway..."
    "Do it anyway..."
  • "Nothing means anything until you make something of nothing."
    "Nothing means anything until you make something of nothing."
  • "Learn to distinguish between what is familiar and what is love."
    "Learn to distinguish between what is familiar and what is love."
  • "Put this to memory once and for all: What others think about you doesn't define you. Vice versa."
    "Put this to memory once and for all: What others think about you doesn't define you. Vice versa."
  • "It's allowed to be easy."
    "It's allowed to be easy."
  • "Resist the urge to resist temptation."
    "Resist the urge to resist temptation."
  • "Beware the grand gesture."
    "Beware the grand gesture."
  • "Consider that the opposite of your theory is true."
    "Consider that the opposite of your theory is true."
  • "Don't confuse the learning tool with the lesson."
    "Don't confuse the learning tool with the lesson."
  • "Don't make up your mind until you're good and ready. Feel free to change it after that."
    "Don't make up your mind until you're good and ready. Feel free to change it after that."
  • "Don't seek approval from others. Seek it from yourself."
    "Don't seek approval from others. Seek it from yourself."
  • "Be more process-oriented. You're too focused on the goal."
    "Be more process-oriented. You're too focused on the goal."
  • "Never let 'em see you coming."
    "Never let 'em see you coming."
  • "No sudden moves."
    "No sudden moves."
  • "Let things unfold. Relinquish control."
    "Let things unfold. Relinquish control."
  • "Change the way you look at things. They'll return the favor."
    "Change the way you look at things. They'll return the favor."
  • "The silent person isn't thinking what you think he is. You are."
    "The silent person isn't thinking what you think he is. You are."
  • "Be enough like the people that they'll listen to you. Be enough different that you'll have something to say."
    "Be enough like the people that they'll listen to you. Be enough different that you'll have something to say."
  • "Instincts are habitual, knee-jerk reactions. (Trust sometimes.) Intuition is your link to infinite wisdom. (Trust all of the time.)"
    "Instincts are habitual, knee-jerk reactions. (Trust sometimes.) Intuition is your link to infinite wisdom. (Trust all of the time.)"
  • "Directions: Start here. Keep going."
    "Directions: Start here. Keep going."
  • "The one who imagines does not always create. The one who creates does not always imagine."
    "The one who imagines does not always create. The one who creates does not always imagine."
  • "You can't tell what someone's feeling on the inside by what they're showing on the outside."
    "You can't tell what someone's feeling on the inside by what they're showing on the outside."
  • "Innocence is bliss."
    "Innocence is bliss."
  • "Learn as much from joy as you do from pain."
    "Learn as much from joy as you do from pain."
  • "What you are seeking is also seeking you."
    "What you are seeking is also seeking you."
  • "Don't expect what you see in your mind to look the same in the minds of others."
    "Don't expect what you see in your mind to look the same in the minds of others."
  • "First impressions are overrated. It's not that they can't be accurate. It's that they're based on things that don't matter."
    "First impressions are overrated. It's not that they can't be accurate. It's that they're based on things that don't matter."
  • "Learn to delay gratification."
    "Learn to delay gratification."
  • "Master living in a perpetual state of not knowing. You are here."
    "Master living in a perpetual state of not knowing. You are here."
  • "Don't worry what they're doing, baby. Let them worry about you."
    "Don't worry what they're doing, baby. Let them worry about you."
  • "A sympathetic doctor has only sick patients."
    "A sympathetic doctor has only sick patients."