The edge of your comfort zone
Seth Godin recently wrote a very insightful post called "Fear, scarcity and value." In this, he reasoned that if many people fear doing the same things, then there's a scarcity of that thing. The scarcity increases the demand for that thing, and thus makes it more valueable. We can break the cycle - benefiting from that thing's value - by doing what we're afraid of.
My yoga teacher often says that "life begins at the edge of your comfort zone." It's a reminder to lean into the challenging spots. In every problem there is an opportunity to learn and grow.
The path of least resistance is easy, probably because it's what someone else wants rather than what you want.
Today, do something that makes you a little uncomfortable.
Photo: View of Grotto Mountain Summit from bottom by benlarhome, on Flickr