What Is No Pain No Gain Essay

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No pain, no gain

At first sight, this proverb may sound quite not true, because there have been many people who achieved their goals without so much effort, and even have 'nature talent'. There have been people who were children of a millionaire family, inheriting great wealth from their parents, or people who won a large sum of money in a lottery. But that was just pure luck and could not last long. There have been many inherited millionaires who spent all of their money in just one year. And there were even people who were in debt because they won a jackpot! Sounds ridiculous, but that is a true story. In fact, no success comes without hardships and effort.
Life is not always like what we wish, if one want something, he has to try hard,
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There are no short-cuts to success and the golden rule is that there is no golden rules to be successful. Pain is useful for us to grow up as a person. As much as everyone tries to minimize pain in life, the fact remains that pain is unavoidable. Everything has its ups and downs. Therefore, if we want to succeed in life, the key is not to eliminate pain entirely (for that is impossible), but rather to learn how to understand and accept the pain. We must be willing to endure some inconvenience and discomfort to achieve a worthwhile goal because pain is the price we have to pay for pleasure. What we call “pain” is frequently a matter of “effort.” The effort of physical fitness is painful. The effort of thinking through a complex idea is painful. The effort of building a long-term relationship is painful. From here we see that although effort may be “painful,” the goal of life should not be to escape it. Anyone looking for a smooth ride will miss out on life’s immeasurable pleasures. As Bernie Siegel said: "One cannot get through life without pain. What we can do is choose how to use the pain life presents to us." Pain is something unavoidable, the only thing we can do is to get used to it. In ‘yoga’ when
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