How To Live A Life That Is Meaningful

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1. First, figure out what matters most to you.

2. Have the courage to live that life, no matter how hard it is, and no matter how much others mock or criticize you because of it.

3. Don’t look to others for affirmation and approval. You need to be true to yourself, and not to others.

4. Discover what you’re really passionate about. What makes you lose all sense of time, and leaves you feeling relaxed and fulfilled?

5. Be willing to experiment with other interests, too. We’re usually interested in lots of different things, and that brings balance to our personality.

6. Respect and listen to that quiet inner voice. It will redirect you if you start to veer off course.

7. Pursue excellence in everything you do. Work hard, acquire knowledge, and develop your skills.

8. Invest your knowledge and abilities in making a real difference in the lives of other people.

9. Make friends with failure – it’s a crucial part of growth. It means that you are trying, and not wasting your life.

10. Build strong and lasting relationships. Little else will matter if you end up all alone.

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How To Figure Out What To Do With Your Life

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1. Begin by imagining your dreams have come true. What would your life look like? What would you be doing? How would you be making money? Where would you be living? What would you be doing in your spare time? What sort of people would you be with?

2. Try reading some inspirational blogs, autobiographies or self-help books. Often those help to uncover our passions and the kind of person we really want to be.

3. Surround yourself with positive and motivated people. Those who know what they want and are consciously going after it.

4. Take up a hobby that really interests you. There’s usually a reason that you’re drawn to that.

5. Ask other people who know you well what they think would suit your personality. You’ll often be surprised by the kinds of things you learn.

6. Decide to “face your fears and do it anyway”. Don’t live a narrow life because you’re plagued by fear.

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You’ve Come So Far — Keep Going!

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Just because it isn’t happening right now doesn’t mean it never will. Think back to where you were a year ago, or two or five. What struggles were you facing that you felt convinced you could never overcome — but did? Which goals did you feel certain you could never reach, but in your own time, were able to meet or even exceed? These past experiences are evidence of your capacity to heal and overcome. You may not be exactly where you would like, but you’ve come so far from where you once were. Trust that the rest will happen in its own time. You’ve disproven your doubts and fears countless times — you can trust that you will prove yourself wrong this time too.
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Keep going. Regardless of your current level of skill, regardless of your current circumstances, and despite your doubt. If you love something, completely and without question, don’t give it a second thought. Head towards it with open arms.
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It Will All Be Worth It

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Sometimes it will hurt. Sometimes it will feel like all of your hard work is going down the drain. But that’s part of the whole experience of when you come out successful at the end. Everything will pay off, just stay patient.
The Power Within

It’s okay be to be scared sometimes. Life can be daunting, risky, and unpredictable. But you know what else? Life is full of unexpected surprises, acts of kindness, and moments to cherish. It may be scary, but it’s all definitely worth it.
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