Truth vs Reality
Nov 16, 2017 | 4040
Truth: You think your parents have not let you pursue your dreams.
Reality: It was your lack of determination. Stop, pinning it on others.
Truth: You think you are getting fat.
Reality: You are not the only one. Also, you look cute.
Truth: You think you are poor because you can’t buy a smartphone.
Reality: Your friend is working a double shift to support his education and father’s medication. Poverty is only in your mindset.
Truth: You think you had a rough childhood.
Reality: 155 million kids in this world can’t even afford food. So, be grateful.
Truth: You think you are still in love with your ex.
Reality: He/she does not care. So, move on.
Truth: You think there is something wrong with our education system.
Reality: No system is perfect. Stop complaining about it. Be the change!
Truth: You think your competitor got the job because of his dad’s connection.
Reality: Maybe he is actually better than you. Embrace it. Learn from him. Apple learns from Samsung.
Truth: You think if you had been to a better university, you would have done better.
Reality: Bill Gates is the richest man in this world without a university degree. So, learn how to do things. Your institution does not matter.
Truth: You think you will be happy if you are rich.
Reality: Happiness is the satisfaction of mind. Not the balance of your bank statement. So, enjoy the journey.
Truth: You think you can be successful because you are talented.
Reality: Success is 10% talent and 90% sweat. So, work harder.
We often assume these truths to avoid the reality. But, reality will hit you hard in the face. So, learn how to face reality.