…And they’re only expanded through discomfort. It’s true that life doesn’t have to be a struggle, but our routines can also become way too comfortable. Even if we’re “living the dream” we still need to consistently challenge ourselves in order to grow. As I've deprogrammed from cultural beliefs equating life with struggle, and installed new ideas stating that "change can be easy", perhaps I’ve lost something along the way? I still believe that evolution can happen with grace and with ease, but in order for those BIG shifts to take place we have to face our fears head on.