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21 Things Everyone Should Know About Life

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The first thing we should acknowledge is that life is finite.

We only have so many days allotted to us. One day we will wake up in the morning and begin our very last day on...

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Nobody can predict the future – their own or anyone else’s. Events and experiences we cannot foresee will come our way with some frequency.

But a well-ordered plan can help us navigate the un...

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We’ll meet many people during our lifetime. Some will just be temporary fellow-travelers on the journey. Others we’ll want to join us for the entire journey.

Deep and lasting friendships don’...

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As for romantic interests, it’s okay to acknowledge that not all relationships will last, but it is wise to try to make them as healthy and as free from conflict as possible.

When in a relati...

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Everyone has setbacks from time to time. Some are annoying, others are debilitating. But they will come, that is certain.

The best approach is to expect them, acknowledge them, work through t...

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You don’t need to be materialistic to recognize the important place of money in life. We all need some of it. And we all need to manage whatever amount we have.

In fact, the less you have, th...

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Life gets complicated at times. It comes down to wise decisions that are consistent with what you consider right and true.

Because decisions often carry emotional baggage, it helps immensely ...

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Unlike your car, which you can trade in or ditch when it becomes unreliable, you’re stuck with your body. You can’t trade in your body for a replacement. So you must figure out how to maintain the ...

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Believe it or not, there are people who see little connection between their actions and the results.

But with few exceptions, the correlation is direct and unmistakable.

The sooner you ...

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Life is hard enough when you have several encouraging, supportive, and helpful fellow travelers. How much more difficult i...

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It’s been said that courage is the queen of the character qualities, because all others flow from it.

I would say a close second is the characteristic of self-discipline.

Without self-d...

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One of the common traps we fall into is the mistaken belief that we have no choice when we actually do. It may not be the choice we want, it may not be the choice we prefer, but it’s nonetheless a ...

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You’ve probably noticed that life is unpredictable. You just never know what might be lurking around the bend. In fact, it’s impossible to predict the future, so don’t try.

Instead, make prov...

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Fear, like failure, is not your enemy. Fear is simply a warning system telling you to take action.

There are 3 ways you can respond. Fight, flight, or freeze. Engage in the battle, escape the...

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Establish early in your life that you are a person of your word. That you say what you mean. That you mean what you say.

The first is about clarity . The second is about

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I loved the words and thoughts of the late Stephen Covey, who used to say that too many people get caught up “in the thick of thin things.”

He was right. You will avoid this trap if you learn...

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You’d be amazed at how often people continue to do the very same thing day after day and year after year when it’s as clear as a bell that it’s not working.

But they press ahead anyway, doing...

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You will find as you journey through life there are people out there who think they know what’s best for you. So they will attempt to control, manipulate, and influence you toward their agenda.

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There are many reasons people procrastinate. I’m not talking about purposeful delay. I’m not talking about doing later what is better done later.

I’m talking about doing later what should...

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Failure is inevitable. Big failures and small failures. We all have them. But failures are not a problem unless we fail to acknowledge them and learn from them.

Failure is a valuable teacher....

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On your journey, there will be times when your life is not what you hoped it would be.

You lose a job you loved. A relationships ends. You suffer a major health issue.

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Well, there you have it. 21 things everyone should know about life. If you work your way through each one, you’ll be ready for your final exam.

In the meantime, you may want to choose just on...

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