Overwhelming Brutal Truths You Must Accept to Unlock Your Potential
Only seeking comfort and avoiding discomfort is guarding you against unlocking your potential. Uncomfortable situations force you to grow.
It's okay to experience comfort at some level, whether it is a warm house, a glass of wine, or a movie.
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Realizing the world will constantly test you removes the element of surprise. When you find yourself in a bad spot, it feels doubly worse because you didn’t see it coming.
When life tests you, you get the chance to prove you’re resilient. One of the deepest levels of satisfaction comes from knowing how strong you are.
Things will never be the way they "should" be. A perfect world doesn’t exist.
Instead of talking about what you should do and the way the world should be, you’re better off doing. Doers make change happen for themselves and for others.
See life as it is, without all the ideals and fantasies you’ve been preoccupied with.
The vast majority of our struggles are self-created, and we can choose to overcome them in an instant.
Tying your self-worth to everyone else’s opinions gives you a flawed sense of reality because people judge us based on a pool of influences in their own lives that have absolutely nothing to do with us.
We need to learn from the past, but also to be ready to update what we learned based on how our circumstances have changed.