We usually dislike challenging situations, conflict with others, struggle with our work or habits. Struggle sucks!
But what if it were a part of the training of life?
What if every conflict, failure, difficulty, hard emotion … were exactly the lesson we needed to learn? What if every challenging person and situation were our teacher?
Every day, ask yourself two simple questions:
Reflect on that. Jot it down, and internalize the lesson. Commit to practicing it.
Then thank your teacher.
About Leo: I am is a regular guy, a father of six kids, a husband, a writer from Guam (moved to San Francisco in 2010, now living in Davis, California). But I have accomplished a lot over the last couple of years (and failed a lot) and along the way, I have learned a lot.