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Lessons I Learned in 2019

  • I can’t feel a certain way because others make me. I feel a certain way because I choose to.
  • I can be the reason of the conflict (internal or external) which I blame others for.
  • By playing victim, I only go on to distance me from myself. I stop seeing the difference between the pretentious self and the authentic self.
  • Love needs effort and patience. It is not just a feeling. It is a skill that needs to be practiced everyday.
  • Whether I do well in life or I screw up, I am responsible for my own actions.
  • What I achieve doesn’t define me. What I become, does.
  • I don’t have to agree with everyone to make them appreciate me.
  • Empathy doesn’t mean letting people walk all over me.
  • Crucial conversations are important for me to fuel my existence.
  • To be able to grow well, I need to be a friend to myself and not a competitor.
  • It’s important that I find little joys today over aiming for big bouts of happiness in the future.
  • What I say, isn’t what I value. What I do, is what I value.
  • It’s never truly possible for me to achieve a complete understanding of someone. I can only try to feel, what they’re feeling.

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