one could go down the rabbit hole of optimization, and end up eating at ones soul. cannibalizing ones soul. down the rabbit hole of nullifying opportunity cost, only to eat at the greatest opportunity there is-time. purity. you end up being blind to the gifts, opportunity and optimizations you already have. one step at a time, smell the flowers, appreciate what you've just gotten. if you don't appreciate each step you've taken, and keep looking for the next step, you lose site of the stairs, as wim hof describes as he plans to climb katmandu - you take and treat each step as in the moment, if you think about all steps you will have to take or are going to take, you wither. ref...simplify simplify. opportunity cost sucks the life out of you.