Just One Thing

Perdita Masters
4 min readAug 6, 2022
image Abi Evans

I like wise sayings, mottos, and phrases to live by.

It’s different from being a self-help fan. I’ve been there, read those books, worn that t-shirt. Self-help is a rabbit warren that is fun for a bit but it can make you feel a whole lot worse, or it can zap all your time, energy and money chasing it.

Occasionally I’ll read a book like Self-Confidence by Paul McGee, or The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck by…