To think we are special has led to countless religious wars, political wars, economic wars, nightmares among children worried about all the ways the species can end.
best life lessons
Your life is yours. You’re responsible for yourself and living and expressing your most beautiful dreams. No one can find happiness by living dreams of someone else.
Thank you because even with all the pain and the heartache and the pain, I do not regret you, you were not a mistake. You were not something to forget easily.
Sometimes you take detours. And that’s okay.
Family isn’t always a blood. There are people you meet in life who feel like home like your closest friends, pets, or even random strangers. Keep them close to your heart.
“Don’t lament so much about how your career is going to turn out. You don’t have a career. You have a life. Do the work. Keep the faith. Be true blue. You are a writer because you write. Keep writing and quit your bitching. Your book has a birthday. You don’t know what it is yet.”
1. People will love you, but you must remember, they are human. And being human means they are going to make mistakes. Sometimes great, sad, heartbreaking, devastating mistakes that hurt more than anything.
Don’t sweat the small stuff. When you look back on life though, the menial things don’t matter.
Whenever you’re spending time with a friend or family member, put your phone away and actively engage in the conversation. The best gift that you can give someone is the feeling that they’ve been heard.
If you regret something, it’s because you didn’t learn from it. If you learned something, some kind of lesson, then you should by no means live with any kind of regret.