over the course of our whopping, 1.5-hour-long phone conversation, my greatest friend mentioned loving my note card habit. to catch up newer readers: i carry a stack of index cards filled with affirmations, mantras, and uplifting quotes to review while killing time.
she begged me to share their contents. part of her reasoning, which I’ll return to, was that people memorize prayers and they don’t help that much (her words, not mine) so it stands to reason we should ritualize guidance—which may be more effective—in a similar way.
then she confessed to wanting the shortcut to enlightenment. (she’s a new yorker)Read More