“He told me once, pretty soon after we got married, that he wanted to do something important with his life, something that mattered. And he did. He just never remembered any of it.”
Note: I just cried like a baby reading this bit. Can't remember the last time this happening with me and a book.
You Can’t Extinguish a Bad Habit, You Can Only Change It.
Note: The Golden Rule.
Willpower is a learnable skill, something that can be taught the same way kids learn to do math and say “thank you.”
Note: Must learn willpower.
This is how willpower becomes a habit: by choosing a certain behavior ahead of time, and then following that routine when an inflection point arrives.
Note: Willpower becoming a habit.