‘HOW DO I KNOW WHAT I WANT TO DO, though, DK?’

‘Lifelong question.’

‘…’

‘But not impossible to begin.’

‘Begin?’

‘Begin asking about, I mean.’

‘What do you mean?’

‘I mean spending time alone, and a lot of it, musing over what it is that most moves you.’

‘That sounds frivolous.’

‘Well, how else can you make your time count better? Learn yourself, that’s how.’

‘Hokey.’

‘No. It’s intention-setting.’

‘…’

‘For self-awareness, mostly, is how people like to put it, I’m understanding.’

‘I don’t have time.’

‘Well, that’s fine. But I think you can use the time you have better if you know what the hell you want to be doing with it.’

‘…’

‘Just saying.’

SELF starts January 1. 

15 December 2018