We all want our lives to go perfectly. To be the greatest, smartest, most successful person in any room. The question is, if we all want to achieve our goals, then why isn’t everyone doing it?
The brutal truth is that not everyone is willing to put in the work to make their dreams a reality. If you think that it’s time that you turn your life around, then here are 8 hard life truths that will make you get your sh*t together.
1. You Will Die
“We live as if we were never going to die, and die as if we had never lived”
We spend so much of our lives using our time on things that don’t really matter. One day everyone will die, and it’s better to look back at a full, happy life than one that was wasted.
2. Goals Give Life Meaning
Sure, you want to be successful, but what does that mean? Knowing what you want to succeed in and what you want to accomplish will make getting there a whole lot easier. Having a goal in life gives us something to work towards. It gives us purpose.
3. You Can’t Think Things into Being
You can spend all day daydreaming about how great your life would be if you achieve everything that you want, but that won’t happen by itself. If you want to see your dreams realized, then you need to get up and do something about it.
4. Failure is Necessary
No one wants to fail. No matter what you do you will eventually fail at something, and that’s good. It teaches us important lessons and shows us how we can improve in the future.
5. You Can’t Control Everything
Bad things happen that we can’t avoid. Sometimes life is going to push you to the ground and leave you there. Learning to accept these forces and get back up again when you fall is one of the greatest life lessons.
6. Life Isn’t Just About Fun
Yes, life is about finding joy, but that doesn’t mean it’s all about fun. Sometimes you’ll need to put in some hard work if you want to ensure your future happiness.
7. Some People Will Not Like You
Real life isn’t like kindergarten. You aren’t forced to be friends with everyone that you meet. Some people will never like you no matter what you do. It’s fine not to get along with everyone but being kind to them anyway is an important trait to have.
8. Money Isn’t the Secret to Happiness
It’s fine to desire success and riches but remember, money alone won’t bring you true happiness. If you really want to be wealthy, do so in a way that you will enjoy. Choose a well-paying profession that you are passionate about and you will have everything that you want out of life.
Life isn’t a straight road. It’s full of unexpected twists and turns that never go quite the way we expect. Manoeuvring these turns takes patience, practice, and commitment to getting what you want out of life.
Share this article with someone who also needs to get their sh*t together. It might give them the kick that they need to start living their best life.