“The pain is a kind of challenge your mind presents — will you learn how to focus and move past boredom, or like a child will you succumb to the need for immediate pleasure and distraction?” 
— Robert Greene

Found in this article: If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing

3 Comments leave a comment below

  1. Yeah, Robert Greene is some kind of a genius! Well said!

  2. This hit me hard, right where I needed it. Thank you!

  3. Children have an innate capacity for focus and creativity in otherwise boring or challenging environments; it’s adults who seek distraction from pain and discomfort…