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Joseph Campbell on Letting Go Of Your Plans

Welcome to Make Daily! This email contains an idea, reflection, and a simple action you can take to improve your life today.


Idea ๐Ÿ’ก

"We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us."

โ€” Joseph Campbell

Reflection ๐Ÿค”

"I didn't want this after all."

Your desires were formed by the environment, people, and culture you grew up in.

Often, after achieving the goal you had, an uneasy reality sets in: "I didn't want this after all."

It's these moments where you have to let go of the old plan, and decide what you truly want life to look like. Not for anyone or anything else โ€” just yourself.

Action โœ…

What "plan" did the environment, people, and culture you grew up in hand you?

Is this what you want? If not, take a step toward a new plan today.

Creator Fact ๐Ÿ‘ค

Joseph John Campbell was an American writer and professor.

He is best-known for his book The Hero with a Thousand Faces which popularized his storytelling framework called "The Hero's Journey", or the "Monomyth".

George Lukas claims this framework was the foundation of creating Star Wars, along with many other notable creators since its publication.

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