So many of us want to get better. To evolve. To become.
The routes to this supposed “promised land” of enlightenment and oneness are endless and usually end in failure.
Mark Manson makes that point. He says that if self disciple feels difficult you’re doing it wrong.
He’s right. While getting better should be a struggle, it shouldn’t be like pushing a chain uphill.
The article linked below is a little longer to read but worth the time. I always enjoy reading his stuff.