There are so many decisions to make in life. We encounter them all of the time. Sometimes I decide to just stay inside, to take the easy path. Other times I choose the one that is challenging, but I know is for the better. 10 times out of 10 I am happy I chose that more difficult path.
I almost believe, though it seems overstated, that choosing that more challenging path is choosing life. Choosing the easier path is choosing death.