As we return to our gyms and our pursuits, there are a larger proportion of us groaning up stairs; but a similar proportion who are happier and healthier than we have been locked up.
Pain isn’t bad; involuntry pain is.
Those pains we choose are gifts, not detterents; from them, we grow. We must listen to our bodies, as to not overwork and break ourselves. But when the little aches and pains of progress linger, the answer isn’t neccessarily to rest. Sometimes, the answer is to push harder.