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Revisit Your Non-Negotiables

It’s cold, the days are shorter, the daylight is limited; times are changing.

These past few weeks have been one long stretch of exhaustion. Through a combination of many things; the time change, the blistering cold, family schedule adjustments, work responsibilities.

With transition comes change.

Change is hard, even the smallest minute changes. Just this week my wife and I moved our coffee maker to the opposite side of the kitchen thinking it would be more efficient, it only lasted two days.

The Atmosphere of Growth

Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that, but simply growth. We are happy when we are growing. — William Butler

Reflecting on the past two years of this journey, it’s been up and down. Currently, I am in the trough a bit. I’m not as happy as I was earlier this year and I know that’s because my growth has slowed.

Happiness doesn’t come from goal attainment, but rather, growth; the process in which we strive towards goals. Tweet this

We try to come up with this definition of what happiness is or is not. We spend so much of our time trying to find it or obtain it when in fact it cannot be pursued. Happiness ensues.

But yet, we travel the journey in pursuit of it.