If you win by chance, without the climb, without earning something, it will be hollow. Stripped of its meaning. Without meaning, there is no worth. So whatever you’re going through lean into it, fully. Acceptance. Awareness. Gratitude. And faith. That your story has meaning. And it will unfold the way it was meant to. Just hold the fuck on. And try to smile.
“It’s lonely at the top. 99% of people are convinced they are incapable of achieving great things, so they aim for mediocre. The level of competition is thus fiercest for ‘realistic’ goals, paradoxically making them the most competitive.”