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People Never Listen To These 25 Great Pieces Of Advice

by Florin about a month ago in advice
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We are drawn to people who tell us what we want to hear as humans, but the best for us is far from this ‘truth.’

Those who call us out on our bad behaviour are often shunned and viewed as jealous, but seeking advice does not imply that you are less worthy of a person. In fact, it demonstrates that you can easily listen to and adapt to criticism without becoming bogged down by it. However, if you allow your ego to get the best of you, you may miss out on some excellent advice.

People never listen to good advice!

1. Do not try to please everyone.

Starting with something harsh to phantom, but being a people pleaser gets you nowhere. Some people may pretend to like you, but in the end, they may be putting up a front. If you continue to be who others want you to be, you will lose sight of who you truly need to be for yourself. If you didn’t already know, some of the unhappiest people are those who are most concerned with what other people think.

2. A narrow focus yields significant results.

Patience is something that most of us lack in this day and age. We are people of the here and now, spoiled by the assistance of quick technologies that limit this demand. However, in the real world, the number one reason people give up so quickly is that they focus on how far they still have to go rather than how far they have come. It’s absurd to think of success as an instant reward. The best advice is to value the series of small victories that can lead to the most significant success.

3. Be fully present.

Do you worry too much about the future? Are you worried about what will happen next? You don’t like the decisions you made five years ago? I’m sorry to break it to you, but worrying about your past or future will only make things worse for you. Don’t dwell on the past or daydream about the future; instead, focus on being fully present in the present moment. This will help you deal with problems as they arise, and you won’t have to repeat past mistakes.

4. Spend some time getting to know yourself.

Do you believe you understand who you are? “Know thyself,” Aristotle advised. If you ask many people this question, you’ll find that most are attached to their jobs and what they do for a living, but the truth is that knowing who you are is more than just a job. It is about your beliefs, your global impact, your vision and mission, and much more. When you know who you are, you can make wise decisions about your goals, dreams, standards, and convictions. Knowing who you are enables you to live your life with meaning and purpose.

5. Avoid making assumptions.

If it isn’t a smack in the face, I don’t know what is! Most of us are guilty of letting our brains and mouths do the talking without carefully weighing the implications of the situation. In reality, know-it-alls come across as passive aggressive and, most of the time, know nothing. The best advice is that if you don’t fully understand the situation, you can’t offer an informed opinion.

Life is good, but it isn’t fair.

If you thought being referred to as a know-it-all sounded harsh, how do your ears react to this? The delusion that life is supposed to be fair is a major source of unhappiness.

Life will never be fair in a billion years, so don’t beat yourself up if you think you deserve more than what it’s giving you. Simply keep moving and enjoy every moment.

7. Don’t make decisions when you’re angry or overjoyed.

Rage can leave us regretting our actions for years, if not a lifetime, to the point where a minor misunderstanding can ruin a very good relationship. It does not have to be romantic; it could be a friendship or a professional relationship. Anger clouds judgement and causes you to act in the heat of the moment. Always keep in mind that the best decisions are made with a clear conscious mind, not while under the influence of any emotion, positive or negative. Just take a deep breath.

8. Treat others as you would like to be treated.

So you want to be treated like a king or queen? Then, treat others the same way, and you’ll get special treatment. Do the right thing. Give it your all. Treat others as you would like to be treated.

9. Every day, learn something new.

This does not imply that you should stuff your brain with information; rather, you should adopt a student’s mindset. Never believe that you are too old to ask questions or that you know too much to learn something new. This will keep your heart and mind young.

10. In order to receive, you must first give.

Most of us are guilty of preferring to be on the receiving end of life rather than the giving end. As a result, there is some resentment that has no solid justification. The harsh reality is that if you help, guide, and lead others, if you make a difference in their lives, you will reap the greatest benefits.

11. When you give up, you fail.

It can be quite frustrating to work on something but find that it isn’t going your way, and most of the time you feel compelled to give up. Even if it appears to be the best solution, keep in mind that quitting is the surest way to fail at any endeavour. If you choose to look on the bright side, you’ll see that fatigue, discomfort, and discouragement are all symptoms of effort.

12. It is not always possible to get what you want.

If you grew up as the kid who always got what they wanted, this does not sound appealing. Chances are, if you try, you’ll find that you get what you need, which is just as satisfying.

13. Dreams are just that until you act on them.

Another one for the record books. You may have grandiose dreams about things you’d like to pursue in your life, particularly for personal or professional development, but without action, an idea remains a dream. To make it a reality, you must first recreate it in real life and then create steps that will lead you there.

14. Don’t be afraid of your own fear.

Society may always expect you to put on a brave and tough exterior, but it’s okay to be afraid at times. Face your fears instead of avoiding them and sweeping them under the rug. Some of the most successful people can attest to the fact that they had to face their fears in order to reap great rewards. In some cases, the thing you most need for growth is the thing you are most afraid of doing.

15. Do what is right rather than what is convenient.

Do you like shortcuts? They may not always be the best option. You’ll discover that character strength leads us to do the right thing even when there are easier options.

16. When you control your emotions, you control your life.

Remember how we said you shouldn’t make important decisions when you’re angry? While you can’t completely avoid anger because it’s a human emotion, how you deal with it says a lot about who you are as a person. How effectively do you manage your emotions? Do you curse the waitress who messed up your lunch order? Do you have a strong reaction when someone says something hurtful to you? This destructive emotion has the potential to do more harm than good.

17. A well-organized life is a more peaceful life.

Time management is important and will help you stay on track when possible. Because social media is always present, it’s easy to become distracted by your devices. Facebook, Instagram, and Tiktoks are all distractions that pull you away from your work. When you’re working on something important, either turn them off or take a quick glance at them before returning to your work. Don’t get sucked in by them. Don’t worry if you get off track at work; simply acknowledge the error and get back on track.

18. Put on a successful outfit.

Always dress as if you are deserving of good things. Every morning, you have a set amount of time to decide how you want to present yourself for the rest of the day. People are judged by their appearance, as much as we don’t want to believe it. It’s the first thing you notice when you walk into a room that says, “Here I am.” Your clothes are an opportunity for you to make a personal statement. How do you want to be perceived by the rest of the world? Put on the appropriate attire.

19. A happy social life is a healthy social life.

With the way things are going, we’re becoming more estranged from one another than we’d like, and there’s nothing you can do about it. However, social activities have a positive impact on our lives. An intimate soul-full experience with friends or family warms the heart. Take the time to connect with them because they are always there to support, encourage, and love you.

20. Be respectful of other people’s viewpoints, even if they differ from your own.

To put it simply, know that you are not always correct. Respect other people’s viewpoints, even if they differ from yours. Most topics are difficult for two people to agree on. There is conflict everywhere. It occurs at work, at home, and with family and friends. Disagreement isn’t the issue (although most people think it is). The issue is that we do not value other people’s opinions.

21. Be kind to others.

You never know what battles they are engaged in. No one enjoys being judged, especially harshly. Someone could irritate you at any time of day, whether you’re driving, taking the train, or taking the bus. They may even bump into you, cut you off, or take the seat you were planning to sit in. It’s safe to say that transportation tends to bring out the worst in people.

This is your chance to avoid being bothered by other people’s bad manners.

You will be the one who suffers. Your day will be ruined because they didn’t even notice they bumped into you, cut you off, or took the seat you were about to take.

22. Respect your body. Take excellent care of it.

This list would be incomplete without advice on how to care for your body. Exercise is the best way to reward it, along with a good night’s sleep, of course. Going to the gym or doing yoga is a declaration that you love yourself. Even a short evening stroll can help you keep your cholesterol levels in check. However, you should also affirm that you care about your body and health and want to take the best care possible.

23. The power of habit has the potential to transform your life.

You are brushing your teeth. You may not realise it, but you have just tapped into the power of habit, a pattern that shapes every aspect of your life. A pattern in which you have the ability to transform many aspects of your life. You can accomplish anything if you can brush your teeth at the same time every day.

24. Speech is an extremely effective tool.

Take care with your words. They could be either daggers or cheerleaders. You can crush someone’s spirit or make them believe they can conquer the world. Before you spit out your words, try them on your tongue. Words are the manifestation of your thoughts. It’s entirely up to you. Do you want to demonstrate that you are nice or nasty? Speak to others as you would like to be spoken to.

25. Emphasize the importance of what is valuable.

Instead of focusing on what you can do to make money, consider what is valuable. Invest in others, and your portfolio will grow. Every day is full of chances to show people how much you care, appreciate, and value them. The takeaway from this video is that many people are resistant to taking advice because of their ego, and as a result, they frequently miss out on some excellent advice. Taking advice feels a little like admitting that we don’t deserve our high status. But this mindset is completely incorrect!

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