Here are some of the most important points to remember from this infographic…
1) More Then Anything Else, Be Honest With Yourself
There are two kinds of people we can be. The first is the person we think we should be, and the second is the person we are. Stop lying to yourself, view yourself with an objective lens, and use what you learn to make your life better.
2) Beware Self Judgment
Following the logic from above, you will have to stop judging yourself if you want to be honest. Individuals are controlled by fears and worries regarding who they are and who they think they are. Take a breath, love yourself regardless, and stop judging yourself unnecessarily.
3) Live Genuine
Do you want to be happy? The vast majority of individuals answer this question with a resounding yes. So what does being happy mean? When you are doing things for yourself, you create the situations where you can be happy. While no one is happy all the time, living a genuine lifestyle, not judging yourself, and being honest can create more truly significant moments in your life.
4) The Present Is What Matters
We have no control over the past, and very little control over the randomness of the future. You do yourself no good by focusing on either of these for very long. Instead of looking ahead or behind, look at the present moment. As you read this, there is a world around you. There are smells, things to see, things to hear, taste, and touch. You are surrounded by the present moment just waiting for you.
5) Mistakes Are Amazing
Stop viewing mistakes as personal failures. The only way anyone ever learns is through mistakes and getting things wrong. No person goes to school already knowing everything, and you should not harp on your own failures when everyone else also fails. Instead of being mean to yourself, learn from mistakes and use it as the learning tool it is designed to be.
6) Stop Holding Off
The truly important things in life do not always wait. Sometimes we feel that we have to hold off on things until it feels right. The truth is that this can lead to truly amazing things passing us by.
7) Listen to You Inner Voice
Bringing these lessons full circle, start listening to your inner voice. If it wants to do something that those around you aren’t a fan of, then do it anyway. Follow what make you happy. More to the point, allow yourself to do the things that make you happy. Do not put them off, and treat yourself with the respect and dignity that you deserve.