- to be successful in my twenties
- to be happily married
- to have perfect children in my thirties and forties
- to be on my way to fame and fortune
It did not turn out the way I imagined.
The really big problem was living up to my own expectations.
The solution was not to lower expectations but to keep them fluid; to remember that taking things for granted or assuming that I knew what was best for my future killed…
- delight in the moment
- rational thought
- the ability to move forward quickly