Lessons you will learn in your 30s about your twenties:
Partying hard is important but working harder is even more important.
Planning in your early twenties about your next 20 years could be life changing.
Go with the flow is the stupidest and useless concept, specially in career.
Knowledge gained in twenties never goes in vain.
It’s better to build a body in your twenties that can sustain anything in your later life for decades. Eating clean and healthy, working out really hard, getting sunshine and rain, breathing fresh air, etc. regularly could put you above most of the folks of your age who were into eating a lot of junk food, consuming alcohol, smoking, etc.
Those stupid crushes were nothing but a distraction.
Making connections just for the sake of career is really important.
Strategic expenditure and investments could put you ahead 90% of the people in 30s.
You could save a lot of wasted time and energy you spent on fake people, fake relationships, fake friendships.
You could be at least 10 times better if you had started preparing 10-12 months before any expected opportunity for your success and could succeed as well.
One career is not enough. One source of income is not enough.
Anybody can switch up on you, no matter who; even closest of family members for whom you may always fight.
People really didn’t matter and should not have mattered as much as you thought they did.
Who thinks what about you and your actions does not matter at all when you have reasons for each of your action and you are moving with the right and ethical purpose in mind.
Choosing your battles wisely is ultra-important. Letting some people live in their lies, misery, and stupidity, and going on with your head held high could save you a lot of mental energy.
Getting credits and appreciation for the work done by you was so necessary, be it in any form- reciprocated favour, certificates, money, or expanding the word about you.
Waiting for your love to be fulfilled by the other person as well kept you stuck for a long time. You could rather find the right partner and love could happen later on between you two.
Hoeing around many people kept you away from the best one for you, that you could have, that could be life changing for you for the better.
Humility and kindness were important but you should not have let people walk over you or use you or your sources.
Expecting anything from others is like blocking your own efficiency.
World runs on give and take; and people would keep on taking if you are a giver without boundaries.
You live only once is the utterly non-sense concept. You actually die only once and can live multiple lives and get a taste of different cultures, careers, people (as friends or acquaintances) but in a systematic manner. There is no point in spoiling your life though YOLO.
The fear of missing out is just a concept driven out of peer pressure. You never missed out on anything when you were completely sure that you didn’t want that thing or event to happen at that time.
Life is too short. Never leave an opportunity to speak your mind. Express emotions and let others know your thoughts without any fear of mis-judgements. 95-99% of the people misjudged your silence anyway.
Ignoring your creative side for the sake of your logical side and rational career could have made you feel frustrated for years.
You didn’t have to prove yourself to any single person on this planet about anything.
Learning skills were important but are always overly hyped. If you had taken enough time in understanding the working of anything, practicing it could take very little time. Studying and educating yourself intensively as well as extensively over your area of interest could really lead you towards expertise in it.
Jump first, think later is a stupid phrase. Thinking a lot before jumping into something could save you years or your entire life And from feelings like guilt, regret, and resentment. Don’t be driven by id.
One partner was really enough. You just didn’t have it in you to stay loyal or to be patient to find the right one.
Putting yourself first is never selfish. When you do help in terms of work, therapy, money, out of kindness, people start feeling entitled to it. People on top positions call it charity actually.
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