Ever had an incident where when you were feeling like ‘shit’ and down, everything seemed to be going really bad for you? and when you’re feeling great, the day seems to be going really good?. What’s going on in our mind determines how we perceive what is happening to us. Our emotions control our actions, our decisions, and our reactions. Would you like to know how you can change your state in an instant? It would be great if we could go from upset to happy in an instant, yes?
2018 was to me one of those years i wish would go by in a hurry. While as an entrepreneur my life has been dotted with many ups and downs, i have to say 2018 taught me many painful lessons. Painful in the literal sense too!
2018 also showed me very clearly that for every dark cloud there is a silver lining, and there cannot be light without darkness, and you cannot enjoy the rainbow without some rain. So i must say that some of these lessons in 2018 helped spark radical changes in my life that have yielded great positive outcomes. As Rumi once said, ‘the wound is the place where the light enters you’.
In this post we take a look at the top 13 lessons i learnt this year. I am penning this down in hopes that you benefit from me and don’t have to learn them the hard way like I did.
‘the wound is the place where the light enters you’ – Rumi
“You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine.” ―John C. Maxwell
Being rather honest here, i have never been known to be the disciplined sort. In fact, i doubt the word ever existed in my vocabulary and i reckon i’d be closely associated to the words couch potato and lazy. It came to a point a few months ago that Mc Donald’s delivery and food panda were an almost daily affair because i was just too lazy to go out or cook. And naturally, i grew, sideways.