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5 Painfully Obvious Truths We Tend to Forget in Hard Times
You know how you can read or hear something dozens of times in dozens of different ways before it finally sinks in? The little truths listed here fall firmly into that category. Some vital reminders for these hard times.

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Carpe diem

One lesson everybody comes to learn sooner or later in life is that life ends, we all die. Through the death of a beloved one or just by hearing news on unknown people's death, this is the one topi...

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Change is inevitable

Change scares us, almost always: not knowing how a new chapter of our life will end up feeling like can really lead to feelings of distress. However, change brings out, most often, evolution. Embra...

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Change your attitude towards the current events

Whenever you face difficult times, be patient. Whenever you feel like following your passion, do it without regrets. Whenever you want something, work hard to get it. Whenever a change is inevitabl...

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Learn from the hard times

Going through hard times has two main consequences: firstly, they change you fundamentally and, secondly, they enable you to grow. Learning how to live through hard times is one of the major keys ...

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Learn to be patient with yourself

When you do not know exactly where you are heading to, learn to be patient. Unplanned events often lead to pleasant surprises and personal growth. Learn to be open-minded and accept new challenges ...

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