15 Signs You Are Doing A Lot Better In Life Than You Think


1. You have a good group of friends.

When you are surrounded by a good group of people who lift you up and bring you happiness, you’re doing a hell of a lot better than some. Friends are a vital part of life, and without them, you wouldn’t be nearly as full of life.

2. Not spending so much money on things you don’t need.

Honestly, you probably don’t need that new eyeshadow palette and that $30 highlighter. Do yourself a favor, and spend money on things you actually need.

3. You have a place to rest your head at night.

If you have a place to go to every single night, or have a place you call home, congratulations. You are incredibly lucky.

4. You have accomplished something you never thought you would.

It doesn’t matter how small or how big this accomplishment is. You did it, and that’s something to be immensely proud of.

5. You have set goals.

If you have a direction in mind of where you want your life to be eventually, or even if you have just a small goal set for tomorrow, you’re already one step ahead of most.

6. You know what you don’t want in life.

This can be what you don’t want in your next partner, or what you don’t want to do as a career, but having this knowledge for yourself is incredibly valuable.

7. You’ve let the negative people in your life go.

It takes courage and strength to let go of friends and relationships no matter what. But, letting go of toxic relationships is essential to living your best life and if you have done this, your life should already be looking up.

8. You are a great listener.

It’s one thing to be a great communicator, but being a great listener to your friends and family when they are in pain, makes you seem like Oprah to them. Being an amazing listener will bring you closer to those most important to you.

9. You can get up every morning and have at least one thing to be thankful for.

If you can wake up every day and can think of just one thing to be grateful for in your life or in the world, you are living a life that some people don’t have the opportunity to live.

10. You make mistakes.

Making mistakes means that you are trying and you are working hard. Everyone makes mistakes, and by you acknowledging what you have done wrong, you are bettering yourself as a human being and are telling yourself that it’s ok to mess up.

11. You don’t let negativity bring you down.

There is a lot of negativity in this world. But when things go wrong in your life, you don’t dwell on it or make it rain on your parade. You have the strength inside of yourself to brush yourself off and begin a new day.

12. You love with your whole heart.

You love with your whole being no matter how much you have been hurt in the past. You believe in true love, no matter how much your heart has been broken. That takes courage and bravery that some people don’t have.

13. You don’t let failure stop you from doing what you want.

You know that failure doesn’t mean anything to you. It just means that you need to work harder and be better. You don’t let failure knock you down a peg, and you see it as a great lesson in life.

14. You are striving to be better and do better.

Every single day, you know that you can do more and be more. You don’t stay stagnant in your life. You are always striving to be a kinder human being and to do what is best for you and for the world.

15. You mean something to others.

When you mean something to others, and you spread love that radiates off of you, you should be proud of yourself. Love is all that anyone wants in this world, and when you have it, you should give yourself more credit. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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