Tag: what you don’t want

  • The Book I Tried Not to Want to Write

    The Book I Tried Not to Want to Write

    Back when I was young and ambitious, I used to want to write a book. I was sure that every thought that I had was precious and precocious. I knew my woeful tale was worth telling. Then I grew up. And knew my tale wasn’t so different from many tales. Messed up childhood, abusive marriage, […]

  • Knowing What You Don’t Want is as Good as Knowing What You Do

    Knowing What You Don’t Want is as Good as Knowing What You Do

    I often say that knowing what you don’t want is as important as knowing what you do want. I got a job at a television station once and immediately knew that despite my degree, I didn’t want a career in television. It is invaluable to know yourself and what your happiness is composed of. But […]