I don’t know if Smil does this intentionally, but his intense privacy and frugal lifestyle seem to me like signs that he is trying to protect his ability to think clearly.
The cure — as far as I can tell — is to hold fame and financial success in low regard. In fact, it might actually help to look down on people who are interested in getting rich and getti…
…whole lot better when I’m not thinking, but when I’m actually getting in there and experiencing it. Being present. Listening. Taking it all a few baby steps at a time.