Routine Is The Foundation Of Progress

Routines help us do what we must when our motivation is lacking. Even with regards to things we want or need to do, it is difficult to stay motivated all of the time. Desire comes and goes. Passion comes and goes. Enthusiasm comes and goes. Routine helps us to stay on track. It helps us…

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 Improving For Our Community

When we find ourselves apologizing for the same things over and over again, it is time to make a change. We all make mistakes. The goal is to not make the same mistakes over and over again. As humans, it is our responsibility to recognize the patterns of our behavior that do not serve us…

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…

Being Wrong To Be Right

The only way to be right, consistently, is if we admit when we are wrong and then adjust our beliefs and behaviors. No one is right about everything. Expecting others to be is unreasonable and expecting ourselves to be is arrogance. The choice we must make really comes down to what we do when, not…