We're sharing Groundswell alumnus Conlan Mansfield's latest blog post on handling the totality of your dream: the costs and the benefits, the hardships and the fulfilment. Find the original post on his ventures's website: Feral Strength and Conditioning.
The real test isn't whether or not you can handle what you enjoy about your vision - rather, it's can you handle the costs of your vision.
The quality of your life is NOT determined by the quality of your positive experiences, but of your negative ones. And to get good at dealing with those experiences is to truly live your dream and to love your life.