September 4, 2022 | Issue #32
"No human being can know the future. The greatest of disasters may overtake a man in the best of places, and the greatest happiness may seek him out in the worst”
-From: Alexander Solzhenitsyn
-Source: The Gulag Archipelago
Life is strange. Sometimes, things don’t turn out the way you thought they would.
When Twilight became popular, Robert Pattinson said he couldn't go to the grocery store due to paparazzi. He told Spanish GQ, "People don't realize how lonely you are. In any case, I feel fortunate because success didn't reach me very young, at least, I had the opportunity to have a life before”
In an interview with The Guardian, Mark Wahlberg commented on his road to success. "Jail made me go to church and church eventually brought me to acting.”
Getting fired could be a blessing, not a curse.
An illness could make you appreciate life, not hate it.
Taking the promotion could make you poorer, not richer.
Buying new shoes may make you feel worse, not better.
Think about your happiest moments, did they happen expectedly or unexpectedly?
ABOUT THE NEWSLETTER
The 1-Step Forward Newsletter is a weekly Sunday newsletter.
Each issue contains 1 Quote, 1 Reflection, and 1 Question each meant to guide you on the next step forward in your life towards improvement.
September 11 (newer)
“At some time in your life, you probably had someone believe in you when you didn't believe in yourself.” - Stephen Covey
August 28 (older)
“You should be far more concerned with your current trajectory than with your current results." -James Clear