Go with the flow.
Easy. Less conflict. Non-controversial. Smooth. Painless. Within the box. Static.
Difficult. More conflict. Controversial. Bumpy. Painful. Outside of the box. Dynamic.
Success is often dependent upon knowing when to go with the flow and when to paddle upstream. However, too much drifting isn’t a good thing–it builds complacency. Go against the current from time to time, if for no other reason than to remind yourself that it is a possibility.