On Effort And Overwhelm

We risk being overwhelmed by life’s challenges whether we try too hard or not hard enough, but only one of these options can lead us beyond our difficulties to success. Life will not always be easy. We will struggle. At times, we will be overwhelmed by decisions, challenges, and setbacks. This is true whether we…

Some Days

There will be some days when enough is all we can do. Life is difficult. Life is not fair. We will struggle. We will be uncomfortable. Not every day is going to feel like a win. Some days, we just make it through. This is part of the deal. If we want to feel joy,…

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…

Our Difficulty

Doing the easy thing now does not make the difficult thing go away. The best time to address difficulty is as it presents itself. Waiting will not make it go away. Time does not make that which is difficult easier to deal with. Ignoring a difficult problem, task, or truth in favor of comfort, convenience,…