It’s so easy to take things for granted in our lives. We have a good thing that lasts and, before long, we kind of assume that good thing will last forever.
No good thing lasts forever without some care and maintenance. Relationships. Health. Nothing.
You have to give something of yourself to maintain everything of worth in your life. If you don’t, those good things might last for a while out of inertia, but they won’t last forever. You’ll eventually lose them.
Internal Locus of Control: Develop One, Retire Early Self-control is such a huge key to success in almost everything you choose to do in life. Without it, it’s very hard to find lasting success with anything. (@ the firestarter)
Bad Customer Service? Talk to the CEO It is always a good idea to escalate customer service issues if you don’t get a reasonable resolution, but there are several other good ideas in here, too. (@ get rich slowly)