Content in Contentedness

In a recent discussion on the Tim Ferris Show, Seth Godin said again and again that “knowing there’s enough [in life] opens the door to merely do the work.

Contentedness paves the way for contentedness.

If we take away the expectations of numbers or dollars or hopes for more, we allow ourselves to do the work. To create. Not arbitrarily, not simply – but merely. To work without expectations attached is to work towards giving, not gaining. Giving to yourself and giving to others in generosity.

And when we are working to give, we learn to give things that truly matter.

Here are three other things Seth Godin wrote recently that I loved.