- Challenges that draw deeply on our personal resources.
- Trying to help others grow.
- The desire to improve, with accompanying effort.
- Novel experiences, people, and places.
- Parents/Mentors/Coaches/Teachers who expect much from us.
- Not knowing, but wanting to.
- Serving others.
- Loving and accepting love, well.
Stuff that doesn't:
- Giving up.
- Not caring.
In almost every circumstance, Growth (or lack of it) springs directly from the choices we make.