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Love is a roller coaster

Love is a roller coaster

And you have to learn to apply brakes to it.

Because the truth is, without knowing when to slow down, it’s going to go faster, and faster, and faster, and you’re going to skip all the little things you needed to learn and acknowledge about each other along the way.

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MORE IDEAS FROM 7 Brutal Life Lessons Everyone Has to Learn Multiple Times

The People That Surround You

The people around you are your mirrors. They are the ones who allow you to see aspects of yourself — and vice versa.

Deliberately choosing the people around you is how you can sculpt yourself.

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That “tiny voice” inside

All your life hypothesis have 2 sides: what you feel like you should do, and what that “tiny voice” inside genuinely wants you to do.

We all hear it, but we get tricked by the louder voice - our ego. And that's because the ego always promises safety, avoidance of hurt, and instant gratification.

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Self-Knowledge

It's worth more than personal achievement.

If you pursue things in the name of personal achievement, you will never be fulfilled. True fulfillment is calm and motivated only by creative freedom — a desire to further understand yourself and your craft.

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Small, Daily Habits

.. are more important than big, infrequent home runs.

Big leaps happen by adding lots of tiny steps up over a long period of time. If you think you can skip that process, you’re wrong.

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The “Easy” Road

... usually ends up being more difficult. When something seems too good to be true, it usually is.

The reason a path looks “easy” is because it hides its difficulties in plain sight. And you choose the easy road because you did not take the time to really understand what it was you were looking at.

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You Cannot Stay the Same Forever

The difficult lesson is knowing the value of change. Because we usually fear change.

Instead of waiting for change to find you, go out and find it. Look for the little signs when you are beginning to plateau, in any way, and change up your routine deliberately.

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1. Believe there is a lesson to be learned and consent to learn

This is probably one of the most important steps. Unless you’re really willing to learn the lesson, even if it feels uncomfortable at times, you can never move forward. Consent to view the situation as something that can help you grow.

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What Anime Has To Say

It’s no exaggeration to say anime has taught us more about life than school ever will. Like the importance of setting goals, and following your own path.

The most you learn in school is how to count numbers, subtract, add and multiply.

But anime will teach you things no school will dare to teach. Because it’s not within their best interests.

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2 kinds of prior knowledge

... you need two kinds of prior knowledge:

  • Knowledge about the subject at hand (math, history, or programming).
  • Knowledge about how learning actually works.

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