Which piece of advice can you apply to your everyday life?

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Re: Which piece of advice can you apply to your everyday life?

Post by Ever_Reading » 15 Nov 2018, 07:56

fernsmom wrote:
15 Nov 2018, 00:17
I think the title is the one that is applicable to me. I tend to do that, expect different results even though I haven't changed anything. Don't know if it is stubbornness, no imagination, or what but I catch myself. I just need to learn from that.
Makes the two of us, mate. :doh: I think with me, it's that I don't like being wrong, so it takes me a while to admit that I need to make changes. I'm working on it though.
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Post by gfowle » 15 Nov 2018, 11:33

My biggest takeaway from this book is that sometimes I need to take a step back from my life, and reconsider things from a new perspective. It isn't always easy, and it isn't something that I need to do every day, but it is something that I need to do in order to maintain a fresh view of the world, and in order to make sure that my actions are still in line with my long-term goals.

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Post by Shilpa Paul » 16 Nov 2018, 04:28

We are responsible for our actions and choices or decision we make. Whatever is the outcome live with it, do not blame others. Take responsibility and try to be the change you want.

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Post by kristine29 » 16 Nov 2018, 07:39

Advice that I can apply to my life and really relate to , is making myself accountable for whatever decision I decided to make. I think it makes me more matured even if it's just a tiny bit.

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Post by charity muthoka » 16 Nov 2018, 10:55

This book has taught me very many lessons like for instance being responsible for every single mistake that i do and also not blaming other people for my own mistakes.

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Post by Oceandrop » 17 Nov 2018, 07:09

This book has shown me that no matter how little a mistake I make is.its never gonna be fixed.thereby making me responsible for my actions,choices, decisions towards certain issues. In life

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Post by Theresam » 19 Nov 2018, 13:18

I like the idea of always being prepared for th opportunities that come your way. If an opportunity comes your way and you aren’t prepared for it, it will be missed

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Post by Donbaba » 21 Nov 2018, 11:05

Encouraging myself to Never lose hope in life no matter the conditions I find myself.

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Post by starshipsaga » 21 Nov 2018, 14:50

Having a plan instead of just waiting for opportunities to fall in your lap. Actually, that's a lesson I learned in earlier in my life while in college, but when I saw the author explore the idea in this book, it really resonated with me and I couldn't agree more.

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Post by Samy Lax » 22 Nov 2018, 00:57

I think this book teaches you how to accept responsibility for your own mistakes. I really like this one the best!
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Congratulations, you're alive.
If that's not something to smile about,
then I don't know what is.”
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Post by P Reefer » 23 Nov 2018, 05:20

Kibetious wrote:
01 Nov 2018, 07:59
I think it would be to stop living by accident and start living with intention. There are many days that pass by and when one tries to look back, it seems one was just living and did whatever came by, not based on any plan.
I also find these lines quite meaningful, and inspirational.

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Post by P Reefer » 23 Nov 2018, 05:28

Alicia09 wrote:
01 Nov 2018, 19:50
The best piece I've found was the idea that we are not responsible for other people's actions, but we can choose how to respond to everything around us. I find this to be a very valuable piece of advice because I've dealt with a lot of insecure people who were always trying to hurt others to make themselves look good. In my earlier years, I made a mistake of taking it personally whenever someone tried to hurt me out of insecurity or jealousy. This book reminds me of how important it is to resist getting caught up in someone else's drama.
I also adhere to this tenet, I always avoid persons who I care little about from ruining happy moments for me I bask in happiness despite their petty attempts to ruin my peace of mind.

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Post by Joe Hadithi » 23 Nov 2018, 07:42

That I need to b responsible for my life and the things that happen in it. To be in control of my mind and my actions.

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Post by vinkipc » 26 Nov 2018, 09:28

Associating myself with positive people. That's the main piece of advice I was able to pick in this great story.

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Post by Ganguita » 27 Nov 2018, 02:18

I would honestly say the way we give out our atitude in life , because going to a job interview or anywhere to apply , you have to have the best attitude you can have ..

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