My positive motivation self laughs: “CELEBRATE Y’ALL!” My tired reality wants a nap.
Occasionally, however, I really blow it. Not burned oatmeal, nor burnt down house. More like burned sleeve of your favorite jacket? No, worse. More like, "I said something profoundly mean to someone whom I love more than sunshine," or "I just got a call from a potentially important prospect who was wondering where I am because I put our first meeting on the calendar for next week instead of RIGHTF**KINGNOW."
They put “CAUTION HOT” warning labels on coffee cups as though no one could figure that out with one, tiny sip. They make everything cost more and illegalize fun things like tree-climbing. Ultimately, they are the enemies of the most effective survival, advancement, and innovation tool humanity has ever created: personal responsibility.