Once you learn these 7 harsh realities of life, you’ll be much stronger

If you were looking for the friendly and kind of fluffy life advice over and over again, you are definitely at the wrong place.

The 7 realities of life below are quite harsh, but they are proven to help you find the solution to your problems and get your life together.

If you are fed up with the bullshit in your life, read on!

1. It’s not anyone else’s job to fix you, so fix yourself

Do you feel miserable? Go out and look for the things you miss and make you happy.  Don’t wait for others to fix your problems and save you.  Take the matters in your own hands, get out in the world, an and fight for what`s yours.

2. Nothing is perfect

You need to understand that nothing is perfect.  There is no right time to have kids, there is not ideal weight, starting a business is not as risky as you have always thought it to be, and so on.  If you keep waiting for the right situation, the right place, and the right time, you will end up waiting on the deathbed with a long list of regrets and missed chances.

3. You are probably definitely going to fail

“The only way to avoid criticism is to do nothing, say nothing and be nothing.” (Aristotle) As strange as it seems, it turns out that he is right about this.  Failure is a normal thing and everyone fails at certain point.

You need to come to terms with the fact that you will make bad decisions, you will kiss the wrong person, you will make a fool of yourself, and so on.

Remember, failure is a natural thing and it doesn’t mean that you need to stop living and trying as you didn’t get it right the first time.

4. You can’t change the past

This one is quite tough, but the past cannot be changed not matter how hard we try. Instead of spending your time regretting and thinking about your past mistakes, focus on the upcoming plans and the future.

5. Tomorrow doesn’t come for everyone

“Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.” (Steve Jobs).

Don’t put off the things you can do today, as tomorrow never comes for some people.  You never know what the future brings, whether it is a heart attack, car accident, or something worse.

6. Being busy doesn’t mean you are being productive

Many people keep saying that they are busy and with a tight schedule, but if you look at their actions you realize that they are more focused on stressing out how much they have to do than on completing the tasks.

So, being busy doesn’t mean that you are productive. Focus on the work that has to be done, list things you have to do, and work smarter.

7. You do have the time, stop telling everyone that you don’t

“ I haven’t got the time” is quite a meaningless statement.  If you think about the hours you spend watching TV, playing video games, and basically doing nothing,  you will notice that you actually do have the time.

The thing is that we tend to fill our days with distractions, limit our time, and eventually end up doing nothing.

Sources:

http://hackspirit.com/learn-7-harsh-realities-life-youll-much-stronger

https://www.quora.com/What-are-some-harsh-realities-of-life