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Steve Jobs delivering his commencement speech to the graduates of Stanford University.  This has made the rounds online, but I think it’s really inspirational and worth listening to it again.

“You can’t connect the dots looking forward, you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will connect somewhere in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. …

… Your time is limited. Don’t waste it living someone elses life. Don’t be trapped by dogma which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other people’s opinion drown out your own inner voice. And most important have the courage to follow you heart and intuition, they somehow already know what you truly want to become. …”

Some call it Life List, Bucket List, or have a list at 43things.com. This is a personal list of things I want to try at some stage in my present life, well before I can’t do them. They are not necessarily in order of importance or a complete list.

Why have a list? To remind me to do things, to dream, to challenge me, to motivate me, to experience life, to do things that hopefully would make our world a better place, to help me focus on a goal and make it happen. Based on that and inspiration from the post by Chris Gillebeau of The Art of Non-Conformity, here is my list: Read the rest of this entry »

A lot of what I am doing in this project is an ongoing process. Turning my life around, feeling good and being happier cannot be done in a year and needs patience and willingness to stick to it. This is my second year, that is an achievement, as I get disappointed and give up fairly quickly.

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Two years ago my life was pretty much like a roller coaster. My emotions would be from one extreme to the other. I was having a hard time with my then boyfriend, my work was not going well and generally felt depressed and unhappy. Read the rest of this entry »