Many people misunderstand life.
They think comfort is happiness, but unfortunately, that kind of happiness only works in the short term because, like drug abuse and installment purchases, it burns energy intended for your future well-being. Those who enjoy effortless comfort are constantly deprived of energy. They lose strength, become lazier and fatter, have less good health and are more easily bored.
Its a book on sailboats, but has some good wisdom inside.