Life Realizations That Occur Once You Start Adulting

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“Millennials like us already earn less on average than the previous generation for the same amount of work. Inflation eats into that further, creating the need for side hustles. So, we’ve got a vicious circle going.”

“Just because Elon Musk works most hours of the day, for instance, doesn’t mean his routine, or the outcome gleaned from it, will suit you. Your definition of success might differ from his. You may be happier if you spend more time with your family or friends.”

“The problem that underlies all of this is the notion that we need to suffer to build character, or work hard to “earn our keep,” or some other tripe like that. Don’t get me wrong, I believe in working hard at my job, but there is a disconnect about what “working hard” and “suffering for your work” mean between generations. Ultimately, younger people work hard and suffer, they just do it in ways that older generations don’t recognize.”

“Valuing the principle of impermanence not only will help a person to live in the present moment, but can also increase happiness and reduce dwelling on difficult situations. Buddhism emphasizes the importance of accepting the impermanence of life because it is one of the keys to reducing and being free from attachments and sufferings. Only then can a person find true inner peace and enlightenment.”

“When you want to change behavior, jumping headlong into a major goal with both feet is often a waste of time. Instead, make tiny, incremental adjustments until they are part of your muscle memory. By starting small, you can attain big results.”

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I am an avid trekker, content writer, photographer and sports enthusiast. I write about trekking, society, overpopulation, lifestyle and veganism in general.

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I am an avid trekker, content writer, photographer and sports enthusiast. I write about trekking, society, overpopulation, lifestyle and veganism in general.

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