Success in Creativity, Commerce, or any other discipline doesn’t necessarily lead to success in Life, as can be inferred from the many examples of “successful” people who had or have an unfulfilled Life.
I do not have everything figured out, but here are some things that have helped me have a better Life over the years, and that might help you too:
–The Alexander Technique.
-Going into nature often.
-Using a planner.
–Not using most social media.
-Barely using my phone.
-Reading from a physical book every day, however little.
-Exercising daily, however little.
-Keeping journal-size notebooks.
-Keeping a pocket-size notebook and a pen on me.
-Caring about my diet.
-Caring about my sleep.
-Nurturing real relationships.
–When The Body Says No by Dr. Gabor Maté
–In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Dr. Gabor Maté
–Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport
–The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman
–On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
–A Guide to the Good Life by William B. Irvine
–The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
–Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
–El arte de amar por Erich Fromm
–Anything You Want by Derek Sivers
–Small Is Beautiful by E. F. Schumacher
–Team Human by Douglas Rushkoff
–Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
–Ego Is the Enemy by Ryan Holiday
–Peak by K. Anders Ericcson and Robert Pool
–The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan
–Food Rules by Michael Pollan
–The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondō
–Meditaciones por Marco Aurelio
–Maravillosamente imperfecto, escandalosamente feliz por Walter Riso
–Los límites del amor por Walter Riso