I don’t regret the things I’ve done, I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance.
Earlier this week I was writing about happiness and some of the thoughts around that. In order to have a happy life, it is strange that we need to change a lot of things in our own self. This blog post is about calling out some of the things we need to STOP doing. Here is a quick list, not exhaustive though.
Don’t be afraid to stand for what you believe in, even if that means standing alone.
- Stop running from your problems
- Stop thinking you’re not ready
- Stop living in the past
- Stop being negative in your thoughts
- Stop trying to hold onto the past
- Stop lying to yourself
- Stop being idle
- Stop procrastinating
- Stop yourself from being distracted
- Stop spending time with wrong people
- Stop fear of failure
- Stop doubting
- Stop trying to be someone else
- Stop being scared to make mistakes
- Stop cursing yourself for old mistakes – move on
- Stop doing the same thing while expecting different results
- Stop making excuses
- Stop from saying “Yes” always
- Stop your anger before it becomes a danger
- Stop trying to buy happiness
- Stop expecting people to be perfect
- Stop exclusively looking to others for happiness
- Stop trying to compete against everyone else
- Stop being jealous of others
- Stop blaming yourself for doing the right thing
- Stop buying things which you will throw anyways
- Stop overloading your schedule
- Stop holding grudges
- Stop being defensive
- Stop being materialistic
- Stop holding back your reason to praise someone
- Stop letting others bring you down to their level
- Stop wasting time explaining yourself to others
- Stop trying to impress others
- Stop being lazy
- Stop getting away with “good enough” attitude
- Stop overlooking the beauty of small moments
- Stop trying to make things perfect
- Stop following the path of least resistance
- Stop spending mindlessly
- Stop blaming others for your troubles
- Stop worrying so much
- Stop focusing on what you don’t want to happen
- Stop being ungrateful
Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. it means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.
I am sure you will agree with some of these if not all. Do let me know if you agree with the above. What would be your top 3 which you liked and found striking?
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Life is short, live it. Love is rare, grab it. Anger is bad, dump it. Fear is awful, face it. Memories are sweet, cherish it.
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