If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing


According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself. True confidence emerges when you consistently push-through things that suck. The longer you sit with the boredom, pain, and discomfort — and actually create something meaningful, the more confident and successful you will be.

Hence, Ryan Holiday explains in an interview with Lewis Howes: you are rewarded for the work you actually accomplish. Not the promises you make.

Doing the work is hard.


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