mabfan (Michael A. Burstein) (mabfan) wrote,
mabfan (Michael A. Burstein)

Good Advice

Alan Kistler is one of the wisest young men I know:

A lot of my friends recently have been feeling out of sorts or pressured or really unsure of what to do. They've been confused about themselves and others and where everything is supposed to fit in their lives.

I think about this sometimes too. Some nights it seems to consume me. And then I realize, wait ... what does worrying do to enhance my situation in life?


There will always be people who don't like you, there will always be people you don't understand, there will always be situations you don't enjoy. And in some cases, you just have to shrug it off and move on. Believe me, moving on can be far more relaxing and pleasing to your mind and spirit than holding a grudge or thinking about all the ways you can somehow make that enemy realize you're better than them....

If it takes you two or three years to really understand what your drive is, okay. That's two or three years you have to really save up some money and figure things out so that you have a better idea of how to pursue that dream when the time comes....

Go read the rest.
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