Came across this great article online from Pocket recommendations sometime this week and it resonated loads with me. It was on exercising and the gist of it was how exercise could be one of the many keystone habits that help improve one’s quality of living.

The quote that stood out was how important it is to be “comfortable with uncomfortable”. Instead of constantly grasping for aversion of pain, how embracing pain and a lack of comfort might actually lead to greater tolerance levels, build resilience and strengthen relationships. What it takes is recognizing your thoughts, that say for example: “you’re bitching about your work and the lack of direction given by your boss”, but instead of repeating that useless thought, why not be with the pain and try to do something constructive with it.

I’m still way at level donut in trying to make sense of this, but I do …