Tag: resistance

Insist on Having It Your Way

Insist on Having It Your Way

Last week I caught up with an old friend whom I haven’t seen for many years. After briefing each other on how things had been, it was clear that how we had lived life couldn’t be  more different from each other. At one point my friend mentioned a difficult career choice of his. I told him how I’d go about… Read more →

The Return on Investment of Suffering

The Return on Investment of Suffering

There’s a high correlation between pain and growth. Not because the former necessarily leads to the latter. But because growth often requires resistance and pressure. It’s the resistance and pressure you find against the status quo that instigates openings for growth. From a certain perspective, whatever pain or suffering you’re going through is a gold mine– a rich source for… Read more →