One way to walk through a thorny path is to painstakingly clear it off all the thorns. The other way is to make sandals.
One way to be disciplined is to doggedly train your will-power. The other way is to tweak your environment to make things easier.
One way to seek enjoyment is to keep pushing for something that is better, more costly and more refined. The other is to enhance our innate ability to seek enjoyment.
One way to be secure is to install the best safety systems and hire body-guards. The other way is to not own many things worth stealing.