1. The world does not really care about your self-esteem and self-awareness. The world expects achievements from you without taking into account your self-esteem.
2. Frying burgers at McDonald’s is not a work below your dignity. Be sure that your great-grandparents would consider any work like this a “good opportunity”.
3. It is not very likely that you will be paid 50,000$ a year right after high school. Moreover, you are not going to become a vice president with your own limousine and personal driver, until you deserve it.
4. Your parents were not as uninteresting and boring people as they seem to you now, before you were born. They had to become like this, earning money to provide you with a carefree childhood and taking care of you.
5. Do not rush to blame each of your failures on your parents. Instead of complaining about your failures, learn from them.
6. Maintain good relationships with nerds. One day one of them may become your boss.
7. If your teacher seems to you strict and demanding, wait to see what your boss will be like. Unlike teachers, your boss’s career depends on how well you do your tasks.
8. Unlike school, life is not divided into semesters, has no summer vacations, and most employers are not interested in helping you find your real self.
9. Your school has no division into winners and losers, but life does. In some schools students are even allowed to take tests several times. This has nothing to do with what happens in real life.
10. Life is not fair, so get used to this fact.
Copyright © 2016 Learning Mind. All rights reserved. For permission to reprint, contact us.
Latest posts by Anna LeMind (see all)
- 5 Struggles of Being an Old Soul in a Young Body - January 16, 2017
- 6 Reasons Why Intelligent People Fail to Be Happy - November 24, 2016
- 5 Times You Know You Are Rebelling Against Modern Society (Even If It Doesn’t Feel This Way) - November 5, 2016
- 5 Reasons Why Introverts Love Autumn - September 22, 2016
- 5 Struggles of Being a Cold Person with a Sensitive Soul - August 16, 2016