The Challenge Of Growth

When things that once challenged us no longer do, we can either choose comfort in routine or growth in new challenges. There is nothing wrong with comfort in itself. We all crave it in some way. After all, growth and progress are not sustainable without some time for rest, recovery, and reflection in our lives….

On Comfort And Struggle

Do not envy others for their comfort. Envy does not bring us closer to what we want to have or achieve, where we want to go, or who we want to be. It is nothing more than a distraction. Our focus should be on what we can do, what we can change, and on how…

Choose Difficulty Over Comfort

If comfort is our standard for behavior, we cannot grow. The essence of evolution is adaptation as a means of overcoming difficulty. If we spend all of our time and energy avoiding difficulty, we are simultaneously denying ourselves the opportunity to grow and to change. By choosing comfort over challenges, we are also choosing stagnation…

Finding Comfort And Company

We are not meant to be alone, but it is far better to pursue our own path in solitude than to lose ourselves in the pursuit of company. We all need a place we can go where we are able to be ourselves. We need a place where we can live out loud, where we…

Transcend Difficulty By Practicing Discomfort

If you do something difficult every day, when unexpected difficulties arise, you will have had lots of practice at dealing with them. None of us wishes to live in difficult times. If anything, we tend to do everything in our power to shore ourselves up against and to avoid difficulty, seeking comfort and convenience in…