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Josh Waitzkin On the Art of Waiting

” So how do we step up when our moment suddenly arises?
My answer is to redefine the question. Not only do we have to be good at waiting, we have to love it. Because waiting is not waiting, it is life. Too many of us live without fully engaging our minds, waiting for that moment when our real lives begin. Years pass in boredom, but that is okay because when our true love comes around, or we discover our real calling, we will begin.
Of course the sad truth is that if we are not present to the moment, our true love could come and go and we couldn’t even notice. “

I’ve had my brain blown more than a few times reading The Art of Learning by Chess, Tai Chi and Ju-Jitsu world Champion Josh Waitzkin.

The first chapters are extremely engaging, so if you are into deconstructing and improving knowledge, I think you’ll get hooked in a blink. But if you want to try with something else, you can always listen to his podcast interview with Tim Ferriss:

Love and Papaya,

(natha)Lie