Lessons Learned On My Way To Getting There12:51 AM
If you do not know where you come from, then you don't know where you are, and if you don't know where you are, then you don't know where you're going. And if you don't know where you're going, you're probably going wrong.
Sometimes it’s easy to feel like life is passing you by.
One day you wake up and realize that most of your peers are now getting on with the plans you made together. And here you are, still drunk in love with your single status.
On my way to "getting there", I've learned how to make the journey light.
Lessons Learned On My Way To Getting There
Know exactly what you want.Living without goals is like driving without direction. You keep on going around in circles. You don’t get anywhere simply because you don’t know where you’re headed.
If you know exactly what you want, you change strategies or reschedule a goal and you know it's okay because you haven't forgotten where you need to go.
Be friends with people from all walks of life.Younger friends are fun to be with because their excitement and curiosity in life is contagious.
Friends who are about your age have the same sentiments as you have. You can share notes about your past experiences, your present struggles and future plans. They are your reality check.
Senior friends could be amazing life mentors. They will guide you and help you avoid making the same mistakes that they did.
Do something today that your future self will thank you for.Take care of your health and secure your future.
Enjoy the present, but don’t forget to save some for tomorrow. You don’t want to be begging for money when you’re too old or maybe sick to work.
Try something new.Visit a new place. Traveling changes your perspective.
Try helping someone who is not capable of giving you back. You will discover that important things are not found in the title or in the worldly success you achieve.
Learn from those who does not have what you have. They will teach you simplicity.
As you age, you realize that some dreams are worth pursuing and others are not really meant for you.
Sometimes you get to your dreams fast, sometimes you have stop overs. Sometimes on your way to your dreams, you realize life is more than just about pursuing a career and living according to what the society dictates.
Sometimes you get lost and find a better dream, and sometimes you find...a better you.I'm getting to my next chapter. Just taking it slow, enjoying each step, but getting there.
How about you? Where are you going and what lessons have you learned on your way to getting there?
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