This is why our days often seem so difficult Not Jesus, but perhaps a hernia savior Life is about letting go and holding on. This is why our days often seem so difficult. The antidote is gratitude and forgiveness. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.