“Embrace the suck.” If you’re not in the military, you may have never heard the expression. But you probably grasp its meaning: that leaning in to tough times can make you stronger. Life is like weightlifting in that sense. When you endure strain, you grow stronger.
You can train your mind to take over when you have pushed your body to its limits. To be successful in life, you need to work hard and seek out experiences that stretch you. It’s not human nature to embrace challenges, but doing so will lead to lifelong growth. Dig deep and check out our Instaread on 25 Hours a Day.