if you’re truly interested in it — an art form or skill, another language, a stronger, healthy body, or mind, a trade, fixing an engine, travel, coding, reading more books, sailing, film stunts, special fx makeup, building CG worlds, scoring like John Williams, writing a script or novel — make it a part of your life, or it’ll remain apart from it….
this day will pass, whether you dreamed a little dream, drew up a plan, took a baby step toward a goal, did what you loved to do, spent time with whom you wanted to, followed through on those tiny impulses, built something with your hands, started into a new book from the thrift store, sang your own beautiful song. . ….
it’s not just about motivation. if your only reason to do something is “i should…” there’s other work to be done first….