Principles for 2024

Principles for 2024

Kintsugi is a Japanese art form, tradition, and philosophy which finds repaired objects more beautiful than the original. Kintsugi happens to be a beautiful description of what it means to be human. We are broken vessels in need of repair.




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I'm practicing these 9 principles each day for a better life. Based on a mixture of stoic and christian thought - I'm working, daily, on each of these principles. 

1. Don't Borrow Suffering 

2. Be Present 

3. Pause Before Reacting 

4. Be Relentless - this is also my key phrase for 2024

5. Focus on Effort 

6. Control What I Consume

7. Don't Seek Approval or Praise

8. Enjoy the Festival of Life 

9. Remember to Live