Honoring Our Time

One of the undeniable facts of life is that we all reach the end of ours eventually. This truth alone should make us want to slow down, savor the experience, and make the most of every moment. It is all guaranteed to be over someday. There is no reason to be in a hurry. There…

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…

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…

Accountability Over Authenticity

Accountability is more desirable than authenticity. There is a lot of focus these days on being authentic, but authenticity does not really get things done. Obviously, no one wants to deal with people who are fake, who do not mean what they say, or who pretend to be something they are not. However, no one…