Beware of conventional knowledge. Beware whose advice you heed. Never accept reality at face value, do your research, experiment and try new things, live life your own way.
Both failure and success in your life originate from within. What you are, what you become, ultimately boils down to choice, not chance.
When I became a salesman in addition to being a developer, I quickly learned that it is not enough to have a good product to sell. The product is not the only thing being sold, it’s only part of the pitch. What makes the sale is you, and everything about you reflects on your product.
Being overweight brings down every other area of your life. This is why I’ve made getting in the best shape of my life the focus of my time and energy, until that goal is secured. Along the way, I’ve learned a lot of valuable knowledge and techniques to make the process easier and more efficient.
A few months ago, my parents and I experienced a serious car accident at the start of what should have been a much-deserved vacation. Now, I realize that it bothered me much less than I thought it would have. Looking back at the last 2 years, I understand why.