If you read some of my other stuff, you’ll see I’m definitely not! See this, for example: https://medium.com/@ngoeke/struggling-is-not-the-only-way-you-can-grow-1eda23872d6b

But yeah, it’s a bit exaggerated on purpose to make a point. For example, with the painting, as long as that doesn’t come before taking care of say, your general health and happiness, that’s fine. I guess what I’m trying to say is there’s also an order in which to optimize, and some things should come later, rather than sooner. Thanks for the nuanced comment!

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