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4 lessons people learn late in life

Hello lovelies! I see life as a moving car. Why? Well, let’s imagine it like this; when you take a bus, others get down and others get in, to their different destinations. Some people would live your life and then you meet others. You get to understand every aspect of life in your own perspective. Along the way, we get to learn lessons and some realize them late in our lives. 

Here I have gathered a few lessons that I would love to share with you all. 

1. Significant people also leave your life and it’s okay:

This is very hard to swallow. You think you know someone for so many years and it turns out you didn’t know them at all. While you were placing them at your topmost priority, you were nowhere near theirs. Gradually, they end up turning into strangers and you are left with the memories you shared with them. There is an interesting saying that goes “when you are with someone, enjoy it like it is your last because no one knows tomorrow”. When you comprehend that they have turned to strangers and there is nothing you can do, you must learn to let them go. You might hurt for a little while but at the end of it all, when you accept that you might not share the same fun memories like before, you would definitely be okay. 

2. You don’t have to be a ‘people-pleaser’:

I learnt this lesson rather too late. I gave people the chance to use me however they wanted to, trampling on the respect I have for myself, but then it is all over. I recognize the fact that I cannot change the past, but given the chance I wouldn’t think twice about it, though it has made me strong and thought me a hard lesson, on how I should place myself first. I know what it is like to be a ‘people-pleaser’. You even forget who you truly are. So it is okay to always place yourself first, especially when it concerns your happiness. Anyone who doesn’t like it can leave straight out of your life. 

3. Don’t live in a fantasy world:

Sometimes facing reality is very hard and I get that. We want to run away from the pain and make it all go away. We watch so many movies and feel like our lives should have a pattern. Life doesn’t work that way. Whatever life throws at you, grab it and find ways and means to move pass it, after facing it. There are different ways to happiness in life, know yours and stick to it. It is very okay if you haven’t figured out what you want. Don’t be pressured; keep on praying and give it time because you do have it. 

4. Focus on quality more than quantity:

We mostly focus on the number of people who are in our lives, whom we call friends, but out of that certain number, there are only a handful of people who are willing to stand firm beside you through thick and thin. It is not about the number of people in your life, rather the people who have never left your side since the day you met them, who truly matters.

Thank you for reading. 

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