We all have things we would like to change.
First, we can’t change what we can’t control. Second, we must decide which pain is greater; the pain of “change” (sacrifice, behavior adjustments), or the pain of “settling” (frustration, complaining).
Three years ago, I was complaining to my wife about my being overweight. After months of hearing this, she responded, “So, what are you going to do about it?” I had been “settling” for, or accepting, my situation. I realized that the pain of settling was far greater than the pain of changing.
So, I started running and lost 30 pounds.