So often, we assume that excellence requires a monumental effort and that our lofty goals demand incredible doses of willpower and motivation. But really, all we need is dedication to small, manageable tasks. Mastery follows consistency.
When you react, you’re letting the rest of the world shape, change, direct and move you. Sometimes that’s going to be inevitable. I say it all the time, life is chaos. But in that chaos, you have to find a way to stick to the actions that must be taken. You can’t let those actions always be dictated by things out of your control.