Nothing’s Wrong

The common problem we all have is forgetting how lucky we are in this generation.

The mind likes to think there’s always something wrong. And so we should keep changing until perfection.

But perfection is subjective. It’s personal.

Imagine the 1920s. Think about the people living in that era. Every material possession you have right now is already priceless for those people. Smartphones and the Internet alone make us god to them!

Can you believe that? For those people, we are beyond perfection. But here we are thinking our generation is miserable.

To avoid the loop of always thinking something’s wrong (or missing), train your mind to always be grateful for whatever you have and wherever you are. Make it a daily habit.

It may not eliminate the “something’s wrong thought”, but it’ll make you more grateful.

And nothing beats gratitude. Gratitude makes you peaceful. Peace leads to clear thinking. Clarity leads to self-awareness.

Self-awareness is everything.

And if you’re serious about this, you can take it to the next level.

Here’s my suggestion: Stop watching people on social media.

I know it’s counterintuitive as social media has become so ingrained in modern life.

But mindlessly scrolling on social media triggers comparison, making you believe that something’s wrong with your life.

I’m not making this up. Many studies can prove this. You can do your research. Or you can start with Cal Newport’s work.

And if you’re still skeptical, just try it for 3 days. If it doesn’t work for you, then you can always go back to your old ways.

Either way, those 3 days aren’t wasted.