The difficult path’s the right one

If you find yourself thinking, ‘This is really hard…’ it’s a sign that you’re probably on the right track. Any progress, any learning, growth, improvement or mastery comes not as a result of comfort and ease, but difficulty, challenge and even (and sometimes especially) hardship. As long as you know how you …

On Challenging Yourself

If someone responds to the question, ‘Why do you want to do that?’ with: ‘To challenge myself’, what does that actually mean? One of my mentors a student to task over exactly that and then followed up asking her, ‘Is the point of challenging yourself just to challenge yourself?’ The power …