Learning is never going to stop. You die if you stop learning.
I’m in a phase right now learning something new every day. Mostly about myself. Not always something to be proud of, but I am trying to work on it. I am listening to the book “You are a Badass” on Audible right now and it totally resonates with me.
A few outtakes right now are on my mind here:
Be in the present.
Don’t be anxious. Don’t fret what may come in the future, because it will always be different from what you are fretting about. And I think our mind conjures up the worst scenarios anyways. Most of the time it won’t be as bad as imagined.
Is it life threatening? Is it threatening someone else’s life? No? Then don’t worry!
Own your mistakes.
Try to at least learn from them. Maybe set up some contingencies, so it won’t happen again in the future or ask for help!
Don’t trust your own imagination and memories, because they can deceive you anyways. There are enough studies showing that memories change over time and over emotions.
Imagine yourself owning your own dreams and then go for it! Don’t wait, because we only have this one life and one body to work with.
Yes, you might not have this unrealistic body they want to sell you in magazines, but you have your body and hopefully your health to enjoy life.
And yes, there might be others who are better …. ( you fill in the blank) than you are, but there is only one you! No-one else is there who can do whatever you want to do the way YOU are.
Don’t worry about what others may think of you , because it’s your own life and as long as you don’t hurt – and I don’t think feelings – others with it. Go for it!
And if you commit to something, do it now. With your whole you in the mix and in the present! It might turn out to not be the one thing you wanted to do, but at least you did it.
As Yoda might say:
“Try not, Do!”
Enjoy the ride!