Life advice: Make something a challenge

If everything in your life is easy, it’s time to shake something up …

Bored? Take Spanish class.
Bored? Take Spanish class.

but don’t shake everything at once.

A former manager let me in on this secret for success. I was becoming complacent. I had mastered my job. My home life was easy peasy. All was good.

And boring.

She suggested I go back to school on the company dime. Yes please!

I liked that so much, I decided to shake up more areas of my life. I moved to New York (challenging). I started intellectual property law classes (challenging). I lived with roommates again (challenging).

But I kept that same easy job. Now, when I start getting comfortable, I ask myself what I can make challenging.

Published by Candace

I’m a journalist, nutritionist, doting auntie, one-time bobsledder, and wannabe health nut (who loves chocolate and pizza too much to fully commit). I don't want you to think my life is perfect. It's not.

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