1. Draw boundaries carefully and purposefully. Fuck up anyone who crosses them. Defend the tribe.
2. Be better today spiritually, mentally, emotionally, and physically than yesterday.
3. Devote/Commit energy, with laser-like focus, to every chosen action.
4. Add value to the world
Fair warning. I get deep.
I kind of see my life building towards something amazing and something that is going to require more of me tomorrow than I am capable of today: physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. And so I spend my time preparing for that. An organic, soy-free, sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free diet; counting calories; a solid 8.5 hours of sleep; weight training; yoga; mediation; karate; ju jitsu; running; cycling; writing code; emoting; and sitting still.
Then I work my ass off. I'm good at what I do, I love doing it, and I commit to it. Until just recently, that meant pouring everything into my work and my thesis, weekdays and weekends. But, having just successfully defended my thesis, I find myself with time and energy to devote to something new. Not yet sure what that'll be...