We can learn from any experience, even the most ordinary of moments. This is because there are no ordinary moments. Every day, if I think about what I learned, I come up with many surprising insights, some of which I publish here. When I turned this into a daily written practice, my personal growth accelerated exponentially.
I’ve learned this “no ordinary moments” lesson before, from The Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman. It’s an excellent memoir laden with wisdom, and I reread it every few years. I can’t recommend it highly enough.