8 things most people take a lifetime to learn

Life is a continual process of learning and growing.

I love these retrospective articles where you can look at the wisdom, regrets and triumphs of others and use it to shape your own life.

This post, from A Conscious Rethink covers 8 things most people take a lifetime to learn, if you could “learn” and internalise even one of them today you will be years ahead of your time 🙂

My favourite?

3. Live For yourself

When people realize that their life is almost over, they look back with a kind of clarity they never before had. It becomes apparent that the dreams they had been chasing all those years were the wrong ones.

They were living a life based on external pressure. Their goals were based on what they thought they should do, what they believed they were expected to do, or what someone else told them to do.

We only get one life to live. Why live it for someone else? Have the courage to be true to your deepest desires. Ask yourself what it is that you really want out of your life, and then go for it.

Full post here.