Enjoy the journey to your destination

Slow down or act consciously being fully aware of every movement, sound and sensation is same.

Enjoy the journey to your destination.

From Behind the Pen

Image Credit: Linus Sandvide

“I was taught that the way of progress was neither swift nor easy.”
-Marie Salomea Skłodowska–Curie, Polish-French Physicist

When we try to do something we are passionate about, something that is good, positive, and helpful, we can experience setbacks and disappointments. We feel depleted of energy and sometimes defeated more than we care to admit.

I learned that if something is worthwhile, whether it’s building a relationship, running a marathon, conducting experiments, painting a picture, writing a book, cooking a meal, or producing a product, it’s not wise to sprint through the process and expect instantaneous success. Sounds nice, but that is not quite realistic. Just ask someone who has lost weight on a crash diet – short-term accomplishment but with long-range, negative side effects. You can burn yourself out if you try to rush your travel on your trip. Enjoy the journey, observe, and learn…

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