When was the last time you had a heart to heart conversation with somebody? As adults, we suppress our feelings and allow them to boil up inside us. Do not suppress your feelings. Who cares what others think?
Being an adult is not as thrilling as we thought it would be when we were kids. Children are more confident and courageous as compared to adults. Sometimes it seems we are growing up only to relearn the lessons we once lived by when we were kids. Here are some life lessons we can learn from children:
To Find the Joy in Little Things
Remember when we were kids and a large shiny balloon was enough to have us grinning for half an hour? Or remember how going to the park on the weekends seemed like the greatest adventure of our lives? As adults, we have lost out ability to find the joy in simple things. The truth is we all want to be happy but perhaps we are looking for happiness in the wrong places. Happiness and positivity radiates from inside you. If you fail to see the beauty in little things, it becomes quite difficult to stay happy.
To Express Our Feelings More Freely
When it comes to expressing our true feelings, many of us choose not to do so. Children, on the other hand, scream and cry their eyes out until they are heard and comforted by their loved ones. When was the last time you had a heart to heart conversation with somebody? As adults, we suppress our feelings and allow them to boil up inside us. Do not suppress your feelings. Who cares what others think? Expressing yourself more freely will allow you to feel better about yourself and that is what matters at the end of the day.
One moment a child is upset and in the next moment, they have already forgotten about it. Children can forgive and forget so easily. As adults, we hold grudges and hold our egos more important than the people we love. Cherishing a relationship is more important than arguing about who is right and who is wrong. Forgive the people who have wronged you as it will allow you to heal and grow.
To Believe In Yourself
“Aerodynamically, the bumblebee shouldn’t be able to fly, but the bumblebee doesn’t know it so it goes on flying anyway.” —Mary Kay Ash
If you do not believe in yourself, how do you expect others to do so? Everything starts with you. As we grow up, we slowly start to lose belief in ourselves. Start believing in yourself and you will notice how easily things fall into place. You need to stop looking for the approval of others. Your dreams are your own to pursue and you will have to work for it yourself.
To Ask For Help
As we grow older, we find it more difficult to ask for help. Our thirst for knowledge diminishes and we start to become ignorant. Never be afraid to ask for help when you truly need it. As human beings we are by nature, dependent on others and our surroundings, though most of us will never admit that we cannot get by on our own.
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