Looking Ahead - Deepstash

Looking Ahead

Life is cyclic. Good and bad things happen, turn by turn. We need to be resilient and train our bodies and mind. 

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A Reason To Become

Improving yourself is no cakewalk, but if you have the will to do it, you will get the required self-discipline.

What you need is the reason, the inner motivation to get better.

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Being Present

Life happens to be present in the present moment. Being lost in your thoughts or procrastinating will not help you. You need to be disciplined enough to be able to live in the present moment. 

The day we become self-aware of our thoughts, we have defeated Time itself and can move towards what matters to us the most.

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Being Honest

If we are not honest in our communication due to any internal fear, we are not taken seriously. People can tell when we are not honest.

There is no need to hide anything or play the victim card. Honesty seems difficult as it requires humility, but if followed, it is easier to be self-disciplined.

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Self-Discipline During Hard Times

Self Discipline is crucial in these strange times when our freedom to go out and enjoy life has been curbed and when we still have to keep working while trying to take care of our family, health, and nutrition.

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Write Daily

Putting what you are thinking on paper makes you understand yourself. Often ideas pop in the head but have to be mapped on paper to make them coherent and stable.

Scribble your thoughts, ideas, and even desires on paper, and then get back to it after a few days, using your brain as an analytical tool.

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Make yourself accountable for what you do or don’t do. You don’t have to do things to prove something to others.

Make a To-Do list with your goals, intentions and proposed actions, and try to stick to it.

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People won’t do what you are not doing, and they won’t do what you are doing, if you tell them to do so.

You need to do what’s right, but not have any expectations. Let your actions speak for you.

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Out of the seven billion people, it’s hard to find a single person who doesn’t have any problem. To cater to these problems we have to do what we can.

We cannot stay paralyzed, complaining about the problem, but have to take action. There is always something that you can do.

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Self-Discipline AND Willpower

Chances are, at some point in your life, you’ve tried to change your behavior through sheer willpower. And chances are, you also failed miserably. Don’t feel bad! This is what happens most of the time. 

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An Awakened World

Hyper-consumerism is no longer the only way to live, as millions of people around the world prefer a different life where they buy new experiences instead of products.

Experiences may be better than mindless consumerism, but experiences are still desires, and reality is beyond the pursuit of all kinds of desire.

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Experiences are desires

When you’re trying hard to experience something special in life, you’re actually chasing your desires without being aware of them.

The funny thing is when you try hard to get special experiences from life, you miss whatever is right in front of you. 

  • Life is not about the things you get to experience, it’s something you experience regardless of what you do.

That means every experience is worth it. Whether it’s something you desired or not. 

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