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Four Pieces of Advice to Live By.

December 14, 2017 by  
Filed under Health & Wellness, News, Opinion, Weekly Columns

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( Life is something. There are so many aspects to it that often times I wonder if I’m doing things right. Not that there is a right way to do life; there is, however, a healthy way to approach your choices and what you do.

You cannot control what happens to you, well, for the most part. This fact can make finding your way all the more difficult. But if you are a teachable person who understands that your elders can be of great help to you, then you can save yourself a lot of heartache by listening to them. It can be tempting to ignore what they have to say, but no matter a person’s age, we can all learn something new.

So, because there are thousands upon thousands of pieces of advice to follow and it can be overwhelming to get it all at once, here are four great bits of advice by which to live.

Practice Good Judgment

This comes with age for most people and it is something that you need to learn sooner or later. You have to practice good judgment. Wisdom and being able to discern if a person or situation is right for you are principle things. When you’re younger, sometimes using good judgment can be a little harder to do, but that’s where parenting comes in. If you are a parent, teach your children, of all ages, how to practice good judgment.

Control Your Reactions

When we as individuals understand this life truth, the better the world will be. I mentioned before that you cannot control the things that happen to you. I am adding to that by saying but you can most certainly control how you respond. And have no doubt, that your response can either add comfort or anguish to your situation. It is easy to go with your initial emotions but when you practice good judgment, it can help you better control your reactions.

Taking Responsibility Promotes Growth

There are a lot of people who do not like to admit when they are wrong and this can be seen as a character flaw by some. But really, it’s the way of the world; it’s in us already to want to hide our failures. But in the moments when you are wrong, it is freeing to take responsibility and it will help you grow as a person. Now, I understand that there are situations in which you may have messed up very badly, but even in those times, you can use your response to what has happened to find a higher self in the long run.

Do You Boo

We live in a world where people want to be someone else or want do what others believe they should do. But when it all comes down to it, you have to live your life in a way that makes you happy, successful, and fulfilled. The best thing is for you to be exactly who want to be; and I mean that on so many different levels.

You have one life to live, so work on spending it on the good things.

Staff Writer; Rasheda Abdullah

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