Why You Need A True Friend

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Why a true friend? No matter who you think you are, where you are, what you are doing, you need a true friend. You need someone who is not afraid to tell you what you need to know, hear, and do. A true friend is who you need in your life, if you want to grow. Don’t ignore your true friends. Love them. Accept them. Celebrate them.

To really understand why you need a true friend in your life, here is what William Penn said about it: He said, “A true friend unbosoms freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.”

A true friend:

  • Will tell you what you need to hear, not what you want to hear
  • Will enjoy life with you without fear
  • Will be there for you when you need him or her
  • Is not in a hurry to get things done
  • Will always fight for you
  • Will continue to be your friend, no matter what.

You need a true friend. Stop celebrating those who are not celebrating you. Stop praising those who are not praising you. You must let go of your false friends. They are not helping you. If you really want to help yourself, you must create a space for your true friend to come in. If not, you will continue to praise those who are not praising you. Do not do that!

4 Ways To Cultivate The Heart Of Courage

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To do great things in life, we must have the courage to confront our fears. We all want to achieve great things, but we lack the courage to start.

You can’t succeed in life without a courageous heart. It is what you need to move from point A to point B. You need a courageous heart to chase your dreams. If you don’t have a courageous heart, fear will take charge of your dreams.

To face your fear, you must cultivate a courageous heart. Let us start with the following strategies:

Do not run away from facing the real problem. If you want to solve a problem, do not ignore it. Ignoring a problem is increasing it, not reducing it. Dan Rockwell says, “When you refuse to deal with the real problem, you’ll deal with recurring frustration.”

Do not tolerate anything that is against your values. As the saying goes, “Whatever you tolerate, you encourage.” If you don’t like something, don’t tolerate it. Let it go. Dr Phil says, “We tell people how to treat us.” If you don’t want to be treated badly, don’t encourage it. Don’t tolerate it. Reject it!

Don’t be scared to think and dream big dreams. According to Donald J. Trump, “I like thinking big. If you’re going to be thinking anything, you might as well think big.” It does not cost a lot to think big. Why not do it. Oscar Hammerstein said, “If you don’t have a dream, how are you going to make a dream come true.” You can make a dream come if you have one. If you don’t have , you can’t win.

Don’t try to keep what you cannot keep. Trying to keep what you cannot keep is like breathing in oxygen and not letting out carbon dioxide. You are not going to enjoy it. The same is true for other things. If you can’t keep something, give it away. According to Jim Elliot, “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.” If you cannot let go of what you cannot keep, you cannot gain what you cannot lose. Think about it.