The quality of your life is a direct reflection of how much uncertainty/discomfort you’re willing to accept.
- Short-term pleasure = long-term pain.
- Short-term pain = long-term pleasure.
It’s 1st -order consequences in a nutshell.
1st-order consequences often have opposite desirabilities from 2nd-order consequences.
>> 1st-order consequences of exercise (pain and time spent) often feel uncomfortable…
>> 2nd-order consequences (better health and more attractive appearance) are what you actually need…