And the necessity of taming the American wilderness bred a rugged American pioneering spirit that even today remains the envy of the world.
Failure. No one likes to fail, yet everyone has. Of course, it's not something that we shout or boast about because it doesn't feel good -- in fact, it feels terrible. Seldom do we ever embrace the failures. It is the lessons learned in these failures that are the crown jewels.
The work mind wants you to quantify your life, when it's the quality of living time that counts. There's nothing wrong with being productive, and I'm a big fan of it -- at work.