There Are No Easy Answers or Quick Fixes to the Struggles We Face

CNN reports that the Federal Trade Commission has ordered Skechers, maker of the Shape-up footwear, to pay has been ordered to pay $40 a million fine to settle charges that the California-based company mislead consumers by making "unfounded claims that Shape-ups would help people lose weight, and strengthen and tone their buttocks, legs and abdominal muscles."

What? You mean a shoe can't make me look and feel great? I'm stunned. When will we realize that there are no quick fixes or easy answers to the struggles we face as human beings. Life is difficult, and change Even more so. It's a lot easier to destroy something than to build it back up. Nevertheless, it's well worth the work, if we are willing to put it in.