Realistic Expectations

Adrian S. Potter
4 min readMar 28, 2019

Adjusting Your Emotional States with Alice Walker (The Secondhand Inspiration Project)

Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash

The Secondhand Inspiration Project begins with a motivational quote and ventures wherever the creative path meanders.

“Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.” - Alice Walker

I’ve recently become more aware of how I can influence my emotional states by managing expectations.

Adrian S. Potter

Antisocial Extrovert · Writer and Poet, Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker · Writing about self-improvement, gratitude, and creativity ·