You don't have to read this.
Or start putting your work out there.
Or publish one article a day.
Or write a book.
Or learn a new language.
Or travel more.
Or be nice to people.
Or be grateful for what you have.
Or do more of the things you love.
Or show up over and over again.
You don't have to do any of this.
As a matter of fact, none of this is required.
It's all optional.
Change is optional.
Change doesn't come from doing the required stuff.
Change comes from doing the optional stuff.
Change comes from doing the things you don't have to do...
[Related: I stopped giving a shit a long time ago]