Easy Isn't Simple.

It's simple to say "Thank You" when you receive value. But it's not always easy. It's simple to work relentlessly towards a goal you want to achieve. But it's never easy.

It's simple to be kind even when you feel like you are being treated unfairly. But it's not easy.

It's simple to be disciplined about getting the right things done each day. But it's not easy at all.

It's simple to believe in yourself even when no one seems to. But it's not easy to do.

It's simple to be careful with your money and invest in your success. But it's not easy.

It's simple to ask mentors for help and do what they tell you to do. But it's not easy to get started.

It's simple to follow-up and follow-through on the promises you make. But it's never easy.

It's simple to be an honest person. But at times it's not easy at all.

It's simple to think for yourself and to question the opinions of those around you. But it's not easy.

It's simple to stop letting other people's opinions ruin your attitude. But it's never easy.

It's simple to keep learning what you don't know. But it's definitely not easy.

It's simple to apologize when you do something wrong. But it's not easy.

It's simple to slow down and manage priorities. But it's not easy when you're already busy.

It's simple to be compassionate, empathetic, and concerned about others. But it's not easy.

It's simple to have a plan and stick with it. But it's not that easy.

It's simple to have big ideas. But it's not easy to act on them.

Just because you think something is simple doesn't mean it's easy.

Which is why you might not be doing these things in the first place -- you think you're better off getting to them later once you get the confusing things out of the way.

Focus on what's simple. But plan for it to be easy.

It's usually not.