Consistency To Depth

Consistency helps us see our mistakes.  If we do not begin with consistency, we do not necessarily know the cause of our failure.  Being consistent enables us to determine what strategies and tactics are working and which are not.  Of course, being consistent in the wrong direction is unwise.  However, constantly varying our approach before…

Practicing Consistency

A big part of having a practice, whether it be creative, martial, spiritual, what have you, is accepting the fact that it will not always be easy.  It will not always be convenient.  We will not always feel like we are making progress. There will be many days where we will feel stuck, frustrated, or…

The Seasons Of Emotion

Just like everything around us, our emotions are in a constant state of change. In this way, they are not much different than the seasons, nor should we expect them to be. Happiness and sorrow, excitement and frustration, love and pain, will all come and go throughout the days, months, and years of our lives….

Action Over Enthusiasm

Consistency will carry us through when enthusiasm lets us down. At some point, no matter what path we are on, we will eventually find ourselves tired, frustrated, and disheartened. This will happen with personal projects, educational pursuits, professional aspirations, and relationships. Regardless of how enthusiastic, motivated, or driven we once were, at some point, we…