Is It What We Really Want...?
“People romanticise their plans but dread the execution. The magic you’re looking for is in the work you’re avoiding.” - Unknown
When I first read this quote I saw it as a call to action - stop dreaming and start doing because joy/success/fulfilment will only come when you start doing the work.
But then I thought about it for a while and took a different message from the words - maybe, the reason we’re avoiding the work is because it would lead to what we think we want, and not what we actually want .
After all, we rarely struggle to do the things that we really want to do…