Then, the solution to this problem is to find yourself. Here’s a few just for laughs (and your entertainment).• There was the time I tried to pretend I could be the Wolf of Wall Street and got laughed out of the interview due to not being able to explain derivatives• There was the time I thought this girl liked me and tried to hug her while we were walking only to have her hate my guts• There was the time I went out with friends and threw up on my friend’s couch after having a single shot of Tequila• There was the time I did my first public speaking gig and messed up a speech about my own life which I’d rehearsed over 100 times We could talk for days about how I’ve embarrassed myself over the years.
Once you find yourself, the heart will be ready for love again. We could even compare epic fails to see who’s are worse. We’re all going to go into situations with the best of intentions or all the experience in the world and still screw up. Courage is what is found in leaders and those who are doers.
Making a dick of yourself is an acceptance that you might fail in the short-term.
Those who fail in the short-term will eventually win in the long-term with practice.
If your career never got messed up, then you’d probably stay in your comfort-zone for your entire life and never try something different.
The solution is to see your career getting messed up as a chance to grow.Maybe when your junk gets messed up, you’ll realize that you didn’t need it in the first place. If they refuse, take a break from them for a while.These moments where nothing makes sense is where you get to explore. Meaning comes from learning who we are and growing as a person. Ask yourself whether you want them in your life long-term.77% of people in the US alone experience regular stress.Getting made redundant could be the one reality that makes you want to create your own startup.Having a customer leave could decrease your workload and create space for clients who won’t drain your time and make you no money.You’ll get to the office and get a problem smack bang in your pretty face! Just because you set a goal, doesn’t mean you’re going to get it.Many of life’s toughest goals take lots of attempts.You can’t bury the Bentley with you (although someone tried) so you can drive around with your great, great, great grandpa and do burnouts in the afterlife.The stuff that is going to get messed up doesn’t matter. What matters is that you take care of yourself so you can take care of others.As humans, we seek meaning, love and our own version of happiness. That doesn’t mean money doesn’t matter; it just means that it shouldn’t be your main focus or something you obsess over. Get your lazy ass to the gym 3 times a week for 30 minutes.If things get really bad, then you’ll likely prioritize feeding your family over buying another useless car that will never make you happy. The solution to financial problems is to see them as a gift and choose a meaning for your life instead. We wonder why we feel tired, sick and get headaches. Stand up from your desk every now and then so you’re not sitting for the whole day and messing your spine/neck up.