10 Lessons For A Good Life - Darius Foroux
Quit the things that are not working out for you. It is no use hanging on to something which is not of use.
Fail fast and come out stronger with a better solution to succeed.
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Self-control has two components:
While it’s obvious we need to exhibit a certain amount of self-control while choosing what we put in our bodies, that is not the whole story.
If we educate our bodies and learn about nutrition, longevity and how our individual bodies function, we could be eating a lot healthier.
There is a lot of stuff available for us to do that makes us feel better instantly. Watching TV, going to the beach, drinking alcohol, smoking, and almost every other activity that seems pleasurable to us, giving us temporary pleasure in a jiffy. When we keep doing that, the long term effects are bad, and we feel older, weaker, sicker, while not having any achievement in our lives.
This is a natural process of a slow movement towards disorder, is also the second law of thermodynamics, called Entropy.
Understand that life is not about impressing others with what you know. It’s about fulfillment, collaboration, and the common good.
If you want to achieve those thing...
As a child, you’re taken care of by others. Hence, you assume that someone is responsible for you.
When you grow up, you are responsible for you. So never look at others when you’re unhappy. Instead, accept your unhappiness, and then do something about it.
There’s a big chance the people in your environment don’t strive for the same things as you. Many people live a timid life. People who don’t want anything from life and who spend their time watching tv.
Don’t give your time to those people. You might become one of them.
Habits change your life, but they don't guarantee success.
Waking up early, working hard, and taking cold showers do not cause success. They contribute to it, but they may be insuffici...
It's up to you to define what a good habit is. This critical to forming new habits.
To find your why, your reason to change, just ask yourself this: “Will habit x improve the quality of my life?” Answer that. And then, adopt habits that bring you closer to the things you want in life.
We overestimate ourselves most of the time. And that's one of the reasons we try to do so many things at the same time, in a short period.
We can achieve a lot over a long period. So focus on one thing at a time. Stack one habit on top of the other, one by one.