It’s helpful to remember that life is much less linear than school, self-help books, or your parents told you it would be. Progress is much more stochastic in nature. One day, you leap 13 steps ahead. The next, you leap 22 steps back. So whether you find yourself today in the upslope or the downslope, remember that you could just as easily be facing the opposite, so stay humble. Sign up here to join my email list and get these messages sent directly to your inbox. You’ll also get access to a free 5-day mindfulness course to help lower anxiety and drive more clarity in your life.