Change is good

@34momma (13896)
United States
March 27, 2013 8:59am CST
My life has changed so much in 2 years. I like most of us held on to lesson that were taught to me as a child and young adult. Lessons about money, relationships, life, of course God. I am now learning my own lessons. Those lesson's I was taught about money, relationships, God, and life I found no longer serve me. Most of them kept me stuck, broke, and unhappy. I have now applied new life lessons, and my whole world has opened up. I mean I don't even look the same any more that's how much I have changed. It feels amazing. What's the one lesson that you were taught as a child, that you no longer apply to your life?
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@Mavic123456 (9702)
• Thailand
27 Mar 13
Change is good if change is towards the direction of making one's life better. Change for the other things... i don't know if it is good.. maybe it is bad. i have learned that life is not fair even if you play fair... but well... just keep on playing and make a quality play.. enjoy the game and enjoy your opponents as well as your teammates... Win or lose you have learned from it.
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@34momma (13896)
• United States
27 Mar 13
I think life is very fair. What you put out into the world will always come back to you one way or another. What you think about most is what you get. If you think it's not fair, then it won't be. I expect the best and I always get it. Those times that I don't get it, I look for the lesson, and I move on. I don't take it personal or think life or people or out to get me.
• Philippines
27 Mar 13
My mother used to tell me when I was still a little child is to always rely on God. I think now, I am in control of myself and I don't pray that much. But I know that should not be the proper way. God should always be in control of me. In all the good things I possess, God gave them all to me.
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@34momma (13896)
• United States
27 Mar 13
Okay, so what is the new lesson that you are applying to your life that you no longer use that you were taught by your mother?
• Malaysia
27 Mar 13
save money, don't buy useless thing, don't eat outside, buy home for invest, alway respect older people, be respect other, smile is a good way to atrract people chat with you, be listen carefully what other saying
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@34momma (13896)
• United States
27 Mar 13
Are these lessons you were taught, or lessons you decided to do on your own?
@jaiho2009 (39019)
• Philippines
27 Mar 13
Changing for the better is always good. As we grow old and think matured- there are things in our childhood that we realized won't help us so we stopped doing it. Because we do not want our kids to follow those things either.
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@Raine38 (9117)
• United States
28 Mar 13
When I was a kid, I was taught never to talk to strangers no matter what. But now, I am older and I like to say that I do not strictly follow that "lesson" anymore. If I do, then I don't think I will be good in my work or I will be making and establishing contacts and friends.
@ARIES1973 (9531)
• Legaspi, Philippines
28 Mar 13
Yes. I call this thing Personal Development. Change for the better. There are things that I observed about other people when I was young, some were good and some were not. I both learned from those actions. Aside from learning from good examples, I also learned from their mistakes. I myself have a lot of changes that I made with my life. Have a wonderful day!
• Morocco
27 Mar 13
I wanna change my life too and i don t know how,im doing nothing in my life all the timme sitting down and thinking about the past and how people hurted me,im shooting down:(
@WakeUpKitty (8707)
• Netherlands
27 Mar 13
I was raised the way Always to be sweet, attentive, helpful, polite, etc since I am a girl. At the same time I was Always beaten up by my parents and siblings. I was never doing anything good enough but still had to do everything (so seems to me know I was the only one doing it all good/perfect otherwise they would not have let me do it all). I learned that with this behaviour you only attract bad people. People who back stab you, laugh at you and most of all abuse you and at the same time say you are no good or not able to put yourself in their shoes/place. I raised my eldest daughter that way too and I feel bad about that. Because she is attracting the same disgusting backstabbers and abusive people as I Always did. So we both are working hard to change so we will be able to survive and get the respect we deserve. My other children grown up in other "ages" and don't have that kind of problems. They know that it's about survival of the fittes. Nobody likes polite, attentive people, if you wait it will never be your turn. That is for sure. If you want something you have to fight for it.
@kareng (7980)
• United States
27 Mar 13
I would have to say that the best lesson I learned was to not to take things for granted. When you are small you think tomorrow is going to be pretty much the same as the last day. And most of the time it is, however, you can't really count on that. Many things change as you grow up and have a family. You get older and wiser. You learn that as people close to you also get older that they may not be here the next day. Use your time wisely and spend quality time with family, especially the elder ones in your family.