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The Work is the Reward

Sometimes we forget about this. The work is the reward. The pain is a good pain. My grandmother used to say: “Everything worthwhile takes work.” It’s a saying we have here in Portugal. But does it mean that you have to work hard, and lots of hours, to do something worthwhile? No, I don’t believe that. But I do believe that without any work, without action, nothings happens. NOTHING!!! Of course, action is the great equalizer (I just felt like saying that ;)) But it’s true. Because when we act, we create what we want. For example, when you go to the gym, it’s work. It’s painful sometimes. But it’s also worthwhile. It makes a lot of difference. It’s good for you in a lot of ways. The same thing happens with working, in your career. Doing what you love. I’ve been realizing that although I love writing, it’s also…