Number three: the inability to appreciate the simple things. If you have food, water, shelter, and love in your life, that is success. You might consider these things to be the bare minimum for living an enjoyable life, but sometimes, that’s all you need to be happy.
Constantly chasing after the next new trendy lifestyle and yearning for more without appreciating what you already have just guarantees that you’ll never be satisfied. Cherish the fact that you have a roof over your head and that you know where your next meal is coming from.
Number four: a ton of friends. The truth is that many people have very few close friends. Don’t keep people around for the sake of appearing to have a large friend group.
Often, many of those people aren’t really adding anything to your life. In fact, they might be holding you back and draining you of your energy.
The quantity of your friends doesn’t matter–quality does. When you put the time and effort into cultivating a handful of meaningful relationships rather than hanging out with acquaintances all the time, you’ll feel a lot better.
Number five: the need to be in control. You can map out how you want every aspect of your life to go, but life will always have other plans for you.
The reality is that you’re not in control even when you have detailed plans for your future. So, when things don’t go as intended, let life steer you toward another path, and always expect the unexpected.
Despite what you may have heard before, you don’t need these things to live your life to the fullest!
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