As expected 2022 has come to an end so what did I learn that changed my life? Nevertheless, to say many life lessons were learned this year but it was a journey along the way. Whatever happens the most is that I survived the year 2022, and you will live the best life in 2023 as well. Nonetheless, you will live, survive and make the year 2023 the best year of your life with these life hacks.
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What Did I Learn is Live Life Without Limitations and to Enjoy it!
For the purpose of living the best life that you can without any limitations. Yes!!! I said “Live life without limitations and enjoy life. With this in mind, life is too short not to live the life of your dreams.” So much (so) that you will walk into your life purpose that God has created for you, do it with joy, have fun and enjoy it until it’s your very last day on Earth.
Matthew 16:19 “I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven; and whatever you bind on earth shall have been bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall have been loosed in heaven.”
That being the case, do what makes you happy, as long as it lines up with the word of God. Overall, that is the most important thing in life to live a life full of purpose for The Lord. In case, you might not know it but God loves you so much. He doesn’t want you to be consumed by things of the world. Under those circumstances, Jesus wants you to live a joyful life filled with so much prosperity.
Cherish Your Genuine friendships is Also What I Learn!
In the same fashion / way, it’s very hard to make friends as adults. Of course, it’s very important to cherish your genuine friendships. Not everyone is your friend, not every person is meant to remain in your life. Equally important remember some people are only in your life for a season or short period of time.
In the light of the season, people or friendships, you can also have lifetime friendships. Now these are the people who are meant to stay in your life. Likewise, these are the friendships that are real and not fake. Matter of fact, you can go months without communicating with them but when you do talk again you will pick right back up where you left off. Additionally, these are healthy friendships, they are not needy and they respect your boundaries.
By the same token, that’s why I say I cherish these types of friendships because they are hard to come by. Not often in life you will meet genuine people who care about you without wanting anything in return but to be your friend.Be kind to these types of friends, they are always there for you, they have a good heart, they love you and are God fearing people.”Anyone who withholds kindness from a friend forsakes the fear of the Almighty.” —Job 6:14
On the other hand, do not withhold your love from these genuine friends, be kind to them as Christ loves the church. Remember they are always praying for you, so pray for them because they are God sent to you. “My intercessor is my friend as my eyes pour out tears to God; on behalf of a man he pleads with God as one pleads for a friend.” —Job 16:20-21
It’s Okay To Say No is What I Learn As Well!
Yes, I know I shouldn’t be having this conversation, but it’s okay to say no! You’re nobody “Yes” person all the time. You’re not a pushover, a punching bag or a person who other people use or take advantage of. Therefore, you are created in God’s very own image and you are not a do person or another person doormat.
Genesis 1:26-27 Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.
As a matter of fact, you are now a new person in Christ, so you will not be used or taken advantage of anymore. Equally important, it’s time to put yourself first. Stop saying yes to everything, thinking you don’t want to hurt others feelings. Trust me, they simply do not care about yours but only want to use you. Oh but wait, you can’t help it, you have a good heart and you love helping people.
It’s okay to help people but you’re not supposed to enable them. Now you’re finally realizing that it’s okay to say no. Start setting boundaries and be around safe people that will not take advantage of your kindness or good heart. Not to mention you must learn how to protect yourself from getting hurt repeatedly. To put it differently, you must learn how to have healthy, better relationships with people.
Work A Job You Love
Wow! This is a tough one! To put it another way, it’s too many people in the world that are doing a job that they hate going to everyday. Another key point is that people are sad and depressed because of their jobs. On the negative side, people are losing hope, faith in life or dealing with depression and anxiety because of a job they do not enjoy.
Generally speaking, it is not too late for you, find a job that you love to do. For the most part, it doesn’t matter if you work a 9 to 5, have your own business or are self employed it doesn’t mean nothing if you are not happy. In either case, find something that is hidden deep on the inside of you. Do some self-reflection, find something that you love to do and what makes you happy.
It is Now Your Time to Live The Life of Your Dreams
Remember today, or tomorrow isn’t promised so live in the present moment. Focus on today, not tomorrow, do what makes you happy and live a life of gratitude. Always live your life without limitations, have a positive mindset and enjoy the life of your dreams. As shown above, cherish your genuine friendships and be thankful for the good people in your life. As has been noted, now you know it’s okay to say no and put yourself first sometimes. In the final analysis, work a job you love and live the life of your dreams.
This is such an inspiring and motivating message! It’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of daily life and forget to focus on living in the present moment and doing what makes us happy. It’s also important to be grateful for the good people and opportunities we have. It’s okay to put ourselves first sometimes and prioritize our own happiness and well-being. Here’s to working a job we love and living the life of our dreams!
Hello Bruno! Yes you got it, so live life and enjoy every moment of it!
Great post! I love your writing.
Hello Kirsten! Thank you for the positive comment!
great life lessons
Hello Jimmy! Thank you for the positive comment!