We are always preoccupied with everything that happens around us that most times we forget ourselves. We ignore ourselves and our well-being. Sometimes we are just so busy with taking care of others, working hard to make ends meet that we don’t really live. We stop living for ourselves. Below listed are 5 important life lessons to remind yourselves everyday so that you can live a better life for yourself.
These 5 important life lessons will help you make your life worth living. It will motivate you to live a better life. This will help you to pause and reflect on making your life better for yourself.
ALWAYS LISTEN TO YOUR HEART, BUT ACT WITH YOUR BRAIN
Listening to your heart or your inner voice is a good way to start making decisions in life. These might be decisions on a daily basis or just bigger life decisions. However, blindly following what your heart decides is not always the best thing to do. It is important to ponder on the situation and evaluate the best and smart options by thinking with your brain. The brain lets us decipher what’s most important and leaves no room for uncertainty or confusion. this is something the heart will lead you into.
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IMPROVE YOURSELF EVERYDAY
The personalities we possess now are not our final personalities. These can change whenever and however we want them to. We should strive to work on ourselves everyday. We should learn to improve ourselves even in small ways. These could include being more thoughtful towards animals, helping out at home even if we don’t like doing it, being understanding towards the sick and old. Small things matter. Start small. It will make a big difference to your life and the way you take on life everyday.
LOVE & FRIENDSHIP ARE BOTH IMPORTANT
Love and friendship are two different yet important entities in our lives. We shouldn’t have to chose one over the other. Both are equally important. Both should have their own places in our lives. If one doesn’t agree with another then keep them away but still give them both the importance they deserve or need.
TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR ANGER
Anger management is very important to live a more fulfilling life. It is important to take control of your feelings and emotions which make you angry. Learn to deal with the triggers effectively. If angry, isolate yourself and try and calm yourself before reacting or overreacting. When calm, think again of the situation or event which made you angry and try and work on it in a better way. Meditation and exercise also helps in calming your mind and in turn controlling your anger. Also, watching funny videos would help. Maybe take a walk and be amidst nature. These are some small ways to curb your emotions and take control of them.
GIVE YOURSELF TIME
Do not ever be hard on yourself. It is good to work hard but do not over work and in turn forget yourself or lose yourself in the bargain. Sometimes it is good to day dream. Take a cup of tea or coffee and sit in the balcony or in your garden and just take a moment to appreciate nature. Gratitude journaling at the end of the day also helps to a great extent. Try out a new hobby which makes you happy. Try out some self-care and self-pampering routines. Take a nice hot shower or bath and relax.
Live your live to the fullest. Make yourself a priority and only then you will be able to live a more fulfilling life with others. When you learn to prioritize yourself, you learn to look at life with a positive outlook. These life lessons or affirmations are necessary to make each day better and be much more considerate to yourself.