If you’re working hard all the time and not seeing progress, perhaps you’re missing this crucial element.
It’s a maxim of the personal development world that if we want to grow we must push out of our comfort zone. Science proves this wrong.
We readily accept that the pursuit of growth requires us to raise our standards. But what if that’s not true? Here’s the case for why you should consider lowering your standards.
Striving. Driving. Pushing for progress. When you have a goal, you want to keep going until you get there. Even when we know it would be prudent to rest, actually resting is so hard. Why?
Success leaves clues, but not all clues are relevant. You need to know what you’re looking for so you can find the parts that matter.
Uncomfortable is not the same as unsafe. The distinction is crucial to our growth.
This is Part 1 in a series sharing some of my 2017 reflections. Each year I choose 3 words to guide my year. A look at how my 2017 words held up, and what they gave me.