- To make progress writing – you write.
- To get traction on social media – you become active on social media.
- And to live a more active lifestyle – well – you get up and do something.
See, attacking problems gets nearly everything accomplished. While sitting back and waiting for problems to solve themselves, gets almost nothing done.
It’s all very logical when it comes down to it.
Remember that action does this.
And that nothing is immune from action.
If I am being honest, some days this is all very easy for me. It feels like I am getting up and trying and doing well.
Other days, it feels like I am j
So when you’re frustrated in pursuit of your own goals, don’t sit there and complain that you don’t have what you want or that this obstacle won’t budge. If you haven’t even tried yet, then of course you will still be in the exact same place. You haven’t actually pursued anything. We talk a lot about courage as a society, but we forget that at its most basic level it’s really just taking action – whether that’s approaching someone you’re intimidated by or deciding to finally crack a book on a subject you need to learn. Just as Earhart did, all the greats you admire started by saying, Yes, let’s go. And they usually did it in less desirable circumstances than we’ll ever suffer.
-Ryan Holiday, The Obstacle Is The Way