The 1 thing 5 stitches taught me

by | May 25, 2023 | Blog | 0 comments

What mistakes would you avoid if you moved just a little slower?

Many years ago, I was helping my then girlfriend (now wife) move from one apartment to another. 

As I’m sure you’re well aware, moving is awful. It involves lots of trips in and out of box trucks, navigating further through small doors, and a decent amount of body odor. 

I would probably rather have appendicitis than ever move again. 

I rushed in and out of her apartment, often asking, “Can’t we just throw this away?” I paid very little attention to what I was doing, and received the “Slow down and be careful!” warning about every 7 minutes. 

One dropped dresser, an emergency room visit and 5 stitches later, we all came to realize one thing: I have a small problem with patience. 

Patience is one of the most challenging characteristics for a driven individual to acquire. 

Despite the difficulty, it’s important that we recognize that meaningful change rarely happens quickly.

Take it one step at a time and reflect on how far you’ve already come.









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