Why So Many Smart People Aren't Happy
We view the world in one of two ways:
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
“Success” isn’t just having lots of money.
Success is continuously improving who you are, how you live, how you serve, and how you relate.
Start the day with your #1 priority.
Getting up early isn’t enough. You need to put first things first. When you put your top priorities first, then you ensure they make it into the bucket of your day. After your main priorities have been completed, the rest will fill the gaps.
Self-made millionaires choose moderation over extremes. They often buy used cars, don't live in the most expensive houses and don't try to time the investment market.
A defining characteristic of many millionaires are their willingness to work hard and stick it out in high-paying careers until they are financially independent.
Your only stable and lifelong relationship is with yourself.
Because of this, it is the most important one you are going to have and, one that you will need to nurture if you want to lead a happy life.
Self-discovery is essential for self-acceptance:
Consuming mental energy on wishing you can change things that are never going to change is a waste of your time and will inevitably lead to sadness.
There are some things that you will be able to change in your life and, there are some things that will simply be for the rest of your life.