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…

On Risk And Action

Action without risk mitigation is carelessness, but risk mitigation without action is procrastination. All action is inherently risky, but not all risk is necessary. Our goal should be to preemptively mitigate unnecessary risks to the best of our ability so that our actions have the best possible chances of success. No matter how much we…

A Little Bit More Each Day

Each and every day, try to do a little bit more than you did the day before. Try to work on your goals a little bit more than you did the day before. Take a little bit more action toward your dreams than you did previously. Put a little bit more effort into your relationships…

But Not Unnecessarily

While we should not turn away from difficulty purely for the sake of comfort, we also should not seek out difficulty unnecessarily for the sake of itself. Sometimes, things are difficult for no reason other than that they are difficult. Not all difficulty is meant to be faced head on, moved through, or overcome. Some…

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…