There are many life lessons you can learn right now before it's too late. I have listed down the 10 Important Life Lessons You Need To Learn Before It's Too Late.
You could live the remainder of your life feeling passionate, joyous, and fulfilled!
Consider how these lessons might apply to your life:
1. It’s impossible to please everyone. Even if you’re the kindest, smartest, funniest person to ever walk the Earth, someone out there won’t like you. There’s no way to make everyone happy. So, do what you can to please others while making yourself happy. You are meant to please your self more than anything else.
2. No one else cares. Sure, your friends and family care to a point. But everyone else is usually too preoccupied with their own life to worry about your successes and failures.
3. The older you become, the more important your health will be to you. Health is only important to us when it’s failing. After you develop a few aches and pains that never go away, you start to realize that your body will eventually fail you.
Get a head start and begin taking care of yourself today.
4. There are only so many tomorrows. Tomorrow might never come. We put off everything until tomorrow, Monday, or next year. Time is passing by. You don’t know how many more tomorrows you’ll enjoy. Get busy making the most of them.
5. Apologize quickly. Life is too short for petty disagreements and grudges. Be the bigger person and apologize. To forgive someone who has hurt you is to free your soul from bondage and opens the floodgates of peace, love and joy.
6. Change is possible. You have to be the change that you want to be. You can change your weight, income, social life, career, and just about anything else you please. If you are very negative in your disposition, you can change by
starting with positive self-talk. It takes courage to change your old ways but it can be done, trust me. Your limitations only exist in your mind.
7. Television will steal your life. Television is a big, sucking, black hole. If the best thing you can find to do with your time is watch television, you might consider working on your life. No one ever improved their existence via the power of TV. It’s a highly effective way to distract yourself, but it solves nothing. Sure there are many forms of distractions like social media, watching soap operas, etc that are part and parcel of life. However, you must have the self-control to limit your time spent doing these activities...valuable time which you could have used on more productive endeavors.
8. You’ll regret the things you didn’t do more than the things you did. Regrets always, always come back to bite us from behind when it's too late. Most of these regrets come up when we are on the edge of death. When you look back on your foolish choices, you’ll laugh. When you look back on the things you didn’t do, you’ll feel a sting that never goes away. If you’re not risking your life, take your best shot.
9. Money is great for solving certain challenges, but it’s not a cure for everything. Some people say that money solves nothing. Love is all that matters. But love won’t pay the mortgage, feed your family, or repair a flat tire. Money is a necessary part of life, but it doesn’t solve all your problems. Money and love are necessary, just not for the same things.
10. Your level of success will matter less at the end of your life. Up until middle age, we put too much emphasis on our careers. It’s only later in life that we realize there were other things more worthy of our time. Have you ever heard a dying man lament that he didn’t spend more time working? You never will.
Consider these lessons to be the message your older self might tell you today. You can take advantage of the wisdom you haven’t experienced yet. People at the end of their lives repeat these life lessons consistently. You’ll likely feel the same way in the future. Why not live now like the wise person you’ll someday become?
If you enjoyed reading this post, you might want to read my blog post on "Using Positive Positive Self-Talk To Conquer Any Goal"
Cheers to your passion, purpose and freedom,