“The arrogance of success is to think that what we did yesterday is good enough for tomorrow.” ― William Pollard
In the past year I have grown a lot personally and professionally. I accomplished some significant goals; achieving one year of sobriety, graduating from a professional fellowship program and joining the board, getting into the best shape of my life with regular yoga, and getting out of an unhealthy relationship. Everything was going really well and really smoothly and what I didn’t realize is how periods of great achievement can lead to a dangerous path of complacency.
Complacency is defined as ‘self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies’. It’s a common trap to fall into when life is going particularly well.
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