10 Things I Have Learned at 23
Happy July 1st! What Can You Do TODAY, That You Couldn’t a Year Ago?
In just 29 days I will be turning 24. It seems like I just turned 21 last year! Time flies when you’re trying to figure out how to maneuver through life in your early 20’s. There has been a lot of ups and downs in this very trying and lesson filled era of my life. Although, I can say I learned so much, and healed things I thought I could never look past. Even certain wounds I was not aware even existed in my subconscious. I learned how to be a better friend, a harder worker, a better peer, a better lover, and most importantly I learned how to acknowledge myself and my needs. I’ve gone through many different perspective shifts, let go of things and ideologies I’ve held that no longer serve me, I allowed cycles to be broken, and I reinvented my mentality and realized I was no longer a victim. Here are 10 things I learned at 23.
- Letting Go Of Your Desires: When it comes to manifesting and trying to create a new perspective for yourself, you have to learn to let go. Let go of the desire and the need. The more we tend to crave something, it then becomes craving an idea more than action. Obsessing over an outcome can lead to delays. You have to be clear on your intentions, and ask yourself why you truly want those things. Letting go of the outcome leads you to be more receptive to a gift. Instead of imagining a certain outcome, which closes you off from possibility.
- Perception Creates Reality: The things we project into the world do matter. We can get stuck in these scarcity or negative states of mind and allow those emotions total control. That’s why it always seems like when your morning starts off bad multiple things throughout the day go wrong too. It’s because we get stuck in thought patterns that think “welp, there goes the day because I dropped my coffee.” and we believe that to be true. The universe works in our favor, and with the freewill that we are given whatever we ask for, we shall get. So if we choose to change those perceptions and counteract the negative thoughts, perhaps my days could change. and they have.
- Victim Mindset: Having a victim mentality isn’t always noticeable in yourself. We can get stuck in what has been done to us, causing a pattern of…