Struggle

“Struggle is not an option: it’s a biological requirement.”

-Daniel Coyle

Growth is at the outer limits of our comfort zone.

Often closer than we realize.

As humans, we often fall victim to following the path of least resistance, or biting off more than we can chew.

The real magic, comes from learning where our limits are, and focusing just outside our reach.

That space that allows us, dare I say invites us, to slow down.

To think. To analyze.

To break down the pieces. To focus.

That’s where real growth takes place. If we allow it.

Stay inside of our reach and often, we squander our progress.

Reach too far and we can create resentment, disappointment, and long term negative effects.

Seeking out meaningful amounts of struggle.

Sitting with it. Breaking it down.

Being comfortable in that struggle.

That’s a beautiful place to be.

Go forth and find those limits!

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