…ct with clarity and objectivity. We have to understand the world as it is, not as we wish it to be. We have to get the idea that a few small tweaks performed over a few days will not make any measurable difference in our lives. We have to be committed to consistent action over a period of weeks and months. We have to understand that change takes real thought and effort.
Our society prioritizes rapid outcomes over effort. The hunger to over-perform is indirectly proportional to the pain we are willing to stand. The “no pain, no gain” motto feels better suited for 19th Century piano teachers than for today’s educators.