It is not easy to make conscious choices every day. If you agree that most of what we do is choice, then a lot of what we do out of 'habit' is simply choice we are not stopping to think about any more. Preference becomes a 'must'; habit becomes 'need'; change becomes 'can't'.
Some days I would like to slip into my habits and blow off anyone who finds them annoying, unhelpful or mediocre. (anyone, including myself)
Some days it takes a nudge to help me find the excitment of discovering something new or re-choosing something deliberately because it works/ brings joy/ makes sense.
But if we surrender to habit and consensus, if we relinquish choice even in the little daily routines, I think we die faster - inside and out.
No one said it isn't tiring some days. No one said you can't take the occasional holiday. No one but you can make this choice.