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Lao Tzu on Direction

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Lao Tzu on Direction

Welcome to Make Daily! This episode contains an idea, reflection, and a simple action you can take on your creative project today.

The world is noisy and your dreams deserve attention. Use this minute to shift your focus back to what you want to get done today.

Idea 💡

"If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading." — Lao Tzu

Reflection 🤔

“We are going the wrong way…”

The words every driver hates to hear. While calculating time and gas wasted, you flip the car around and head in the right direction.

Turning around sucks, but the other option is unthinkable. What if the driver just kept going the wrong way? They’d end up somewhere they never intended.

It’s scary to realize that this is how a lot of people live their lives. Even when you know the direction you’re going isn’t right, you just keep ignoring the map and driving forward.

Action ✅

What direction are you headed that needs to change? Take the first step today.

Deeper Dive 🌊

Lao Tzu wrote the Tao Te Ching around 400 BC. It’s lessons are still timeless and useful to this day. Below is quick (4m) video breaking down 7 important lessons from the text.

About the creator 👤

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Lao Tzu was an ancient Chinese philosopher and writer. He is the reputed author of the Tao Te Ching, the founder of philosophical Taoism, and a deity in religious Taoism and traditional Chinese religions. (Via Wikipedia)


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Alex