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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…​