Published in


It’s Not That Simple

We do our best to control what we can, we even do a good enough job to think we’re the ones pulling the strings.

After years of conditioning, we start to believe we’re the one’s keeping everything afloat.

Work hard. Stay patient. Show up. You’ve heard it all before.

But it’s not that simple.

We live in high-variable environments.

Sure, as a species we’ve done an excellent job of eliminating threatening variables such as malaria, smallpox, and hungry bears. But there is still a lot that can…



Spark is a publication for the best short writing on Medium. You can get motivated in less than a minute

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store