Humans have evolved to indulge in immediate gratification and it makes perfect sense; those base instincts once encouraged our survival. They have driven our evolution.
But in order to keep evolving, in order to keep surviving, it is essential to reign in our desire for immediate gratification. It is essential to play the long game.
As always, discipline and strategy are of the utmost importance.
Musings, Volume 1, available on Amazon Kindle: Musings, Volume 1