Tag: Responsibility

Want To Be Happy, Do Not Let Things Control You

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If you want to be happy with your life, do not let things control your life. Do not keep what you do not need. Do not attach yourself to what you do not need. Whatever you do not need, do not keep it. Whatever you do not need, do not buy it. Save your money for another day. Because buying what you do not need is not going to get you to where you want to be.

If you want to enjoy your life, do not attach yourself to your material possessions. Do not let them control your life. If you want to be happy, you must do whatever it takes to master your things. Do not let things master you. If they do, if you let them, you will feel the heat. You will suffer. If you let things take over your freedom, if you let your material possessions take over your life, you will never find peace. You will never be happy with yourself. It is good to have things, to buy things, but do not let them take over your life. If you need something, buy it. If something is still relevant, keep it. If something is still helping you, keep it. But if not, throw it away.

Happiness comes from buying, from keeping what you really need. Unhappiness, on the other hand, comes from buying, keeping what you do not need. If you do not need something, say, “I do not need it. I am not buying it.” You can say it.

If you want to be happy, take charge of your life. You cannot win if you are not in charge of your own life. No matter what, you must take responsibility for your life, for your actions. That is how you grow. That is how you get better. Do not focus on things that are holding you back. Focus on making your life better. And you cannot do that if you are not willing to take charge of your life. You must take charge. You must do what makes you happy. And you must make the decision to be happy today, not tomorrow. And if you can do that, you will always find happiness within you.

You Will Never Be The Same Person If You Give Up On Your Dream

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If you want to be happy, follow your dream. Do not give up on your dream. Earl Nightingale once said, “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.” If you want to grow, do not worry about the time it will take you to get there. Instead, worry about not pursuing your dream.

“The act of taking the first step is what separates the winners from the losers.”- Brian Tracy

Because if you give up on your dream, you will never get to where you are going. Don’t do it. No one knows your dream better than you. You know why you are chasing your dream. You know why you are doing what you are doing. And you know where your dream is taking you. You know it better than anyone. Do not give it up. If you do, you will never find happiness. If you give up on your dream, you will never be happy with what you have. To avoid that, no matter what, you must work really hard to make your dream happen. You must do whatever it takes to make your dream happen, to live your dream, to enjoy the process. Process matters.

“First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.”- Epitectus

To make your dream come true, do not just talk about it, you must take action. In the words of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, “Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.” Take responsibility for your life, for your future, for your actions. Do not wait for anyone to do it for you. Because you know your dream better than anyone. Do not give up on your dream. If you can see it, if you can think it, if you can plan it, you can take action. And if you can take action, you can make it happen. Do it for YOU.