October 9, 2022 | Issue #37
1 Quote. 1 Reflection. 1 Question.
"To go wrong in one's own way is better than to go right in someone else's."
-From: Fyodor Dostoevsky
-Source: Crime and Punishment
You have one shot at life, so you might as well focus all your energy on creating the life you want instead of the life others want for you.
How can you make all the right decisions on a path no one else has taken?
Creating a life different from the masses requires making mistakes and failing. Making enough wrong decisions will guide you to make the right ones.
Spending all your money on a weekend in Vegas can help you realize you need to change your spending habits.
Getting burnt out from starting an online business can help you realize you prefer the 9-5 desk job.
Staying up all night watching youtube can help you realize the importance of sleep.
Living in the shoes of others is like cheating on a test. You may get a good score, but you don’t learn anything.
Don’t be afraid to fail on one of the tests of life. In the end we all graduate.
P.S. Don't forget, C's get degrees.
How many decisions do you regret per day?
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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.
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