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43 Truths About People, Relationships, And The Rollercoaster Of Life

43 Truths About People, Relationships, And The Rollercoaster Of Life

Life, with its many twists and turns, cannot be compared to any other solitary thing. Life is too deep, wide, strange, evocative, breathtaking, challenging, and remarkable to be like anything that exists inside it.

During times of joy, it is easy to see the upsides of life. We celebrate as an infusion of fresh life and energy is added to our sphere of existence. Graduating school, obtaining a new job, getting married, finding an amazing new group of friends, moving to a new town, getting promoted, and completing a massive passion project are some of the important events we may experience in life. Life is certainly a gift — the greatest gift of all.

However, if we’re being honest with ourselves, there are just as many heartbreaking and motivation-weakening moments in life as there are good times. At least, the hard moments hit us as strongly as the great ones do. It can be hard to bounce back from a defeat, loss, or betrayal, even for the most resilient of individuals.

Life gets ugly sometimes. Life can be painful — extremely painful, even. We lose things we never thought would disappear. We encounter obstacles we never imagined would stand in our way. We walk away from agonizing conversations we never thought we’d have to be a part of.

Life becomes a battle. It’s a daily choice between good and better, action and laziness, clarity and confusion, hope and hopelessness. We don’t always know if we’re going to make it out, or how far we’ll get at all. We lean on our most trusted of friends and family to provide what strength they can for us, and we swear to ourselves we’ll repay them with goodness when our time comes.

We press on into the unknown, giving uncertainties our best shot and taking action with what we’ve been given. Life is about finding honest ways to triumph over our struggles, and sharing that beauty with others. Here are 43 quotes and truths about people, relationships and the rollercoaster of life.

1. Be A Voice

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    2. Don’t Be Afraid Of Being Different

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      3. Courage Doesn’t Mean You Don’t Get Afraid

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        4. Loving People For Who They Are

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          5. When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going

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            6. Some Walks You Have To Take Alone

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              7. If Life Can Remove A Loved One…

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                8. Knowing Your Own Darkness

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                  9. Being You

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                    10. Sensitivity

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                      11. Integrity

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                        12. Be Somebody

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                          13. Be Strong

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                            14. The Best Kind Of Love

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                              15. You Are Always Responsible For How You Act

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                                16. You Do Not Find The Happy Life

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                                  17. There’s No Need To Be Perfect

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                                    18. The Most Desired Gift Of Love

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                                      19. Sometimes It’s Hard To Do This

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                                        20. Respect Is Earned

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                                          21. Everything In Life Is Easier When You Do This

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                                            22. Your Life Only Gets Better When You Do This

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                                              23. Don’t Find Someone That’s Perfect

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                                                24. Never Sacrifice These Three Things

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                                                  25. Pick Your Battles

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                                                    26. Life Doesn’t Have To Be Perfect

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                                                      27. A Strong Woman Does This

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                                                        28. We All Make Time For These Things In Life

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                                                          29. Don’t Fear Your Enemies

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                                                            30. People Will Judge You By Your Actions

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                                                              31. This Is The Greatest Cruelty

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                                                                32. Time Decides Who You Meet In Your Life

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                                                                  33. I’m Stronger Because I Had To Be

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                                                                    34. Not Everyone Thinks The Way You Think

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                                                                      35. If You Want Something You Never Had…

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                                                                        36. Pick Your Five Favorite Books

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                                                                          37. Sometimes You’ve Got To Be Able To Listen To Yourself

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                                                                            38. Change Your Own Circumstances

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                                                                              39. 3 Types Of People To Surround Yourself With

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                                                                                40. Knowledge Is Power

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                                                                                  41. Presence Over Presents

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                                                                                    42. Self Love Takes Dedication And Determination

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                                                                                      43. Persistence Is A Virtue

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                                                                                        6 Signs It’s Time to Change Your Life

                                                                                        6 Signs It’s Time to Change Your Life

                                                                                        Is it time to make some changes in your life? It just might be. Life is too short to not live it to the fullest.

                                                                                        Here are some signs it’s time to change your life.

                                                                                        1. Every week, you cannot wait for Friday.

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                                                                                          Fridays are fun, but one thing I’ve discovered in my quest to find and do work I absolutely love is that almost every day can be really fun. If you’re saving all your living for the weekends, it’s time to truly think about your lifestyle and consider making some changes. Don’t get me wrong; it’s great to have plans you look forward to on the weekends, but what if you could have that excited Friday feeling most, if not all, days of the week? It takes a lot of self-discovery and work, but it’s truly possible to live a life you love—even on Mondays.

                                                                                          2. You live for your vacations.

                                                                                          Vacations are great, but what’s even better is building a life you don’t need to take a vacation from. As Seth Godin said, “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need to escape from.” Vacations are fun and exciting, but even better is building a life where you have the potential to do what lights you up many weeks of the year, not just your two allotted vacation weeks.

                                                                                          3. When you stop and think about it, you’re really not focusing your life on your priorities.

                                                                                          Write down your 3 top priorities. Then write down the 3 things you focus most of your life on. Are you spending your time living your top priorities? Consistently spending time doing what matters most to you is one of the keys to feeling fulfilled in your life. If you’re not focusing your life on what’s important to you, it’s time to make some changes.

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                                                                                          4. You have no idea what lights you up, and you don’t have the space in your life to discover it.

                                                                                          If you haven’t found your passion in your current life, you’re not going to find it if you continue to do your same routine, over and over, year after year. In order to discover what lights you up, start by creating the space in your life to seek it. Give yourself time to figure out who you are, what your strengths are, and what picques your interest. Experiment with learning new things, spending time with inspiring people, and doing more of what excites you and less of the things that suck your energy.

                                                                                          5. You’re frequently jealous.

                                                                                          If you find yourself frequently feeling jealous of someone, there are 3 changes to consider making:

                                                                                          1. Make a point to focus on your path instead of his or her journey. Sometimes this involves taking a break from social media.
                                                                                          2. Get inspired from the person you’re jealous of, and work toward a similar goal in your life.
                                                                                          3. Decide what the other person has is not something you are willing to put in the effort to achieve, so you’ll cheer him or her on but choose to not be jealous.

                                                                                          When you are feeling jealous, consider why you want what the other person has, and what your motives are. Living a life on your terms, focused on your priorities, passions, and strengths, will provide you with much more fulfillment than trying to be somebody else.

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                                                                                          6. You can’t remember the last time you stepped out of your comfort zone.

                                                                                          According to Neale Donald Walsch, “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” Your life can become even more amazing if you stretch beyond your comfort zone. If you’re not sure where to start, try the tips in this article about small ways to step out of your comfort zone.

                                                                                          Life is too short to spend your years not living to your full potential. If you decide you’re ready to change your life, I encourage you to start taking small action steps toward the life you want to live. Keep moving forward.

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