The life you have is mostly not planned by you. It was supposed to be different the way you had decided. But things never go as planned which leaves you confused and disappointed for the rest of your life. As humans, you do think that you made wrong decisions that led you where you are but as a matter of fact, the challenges you met in life do not depend on your choices. It can be scary to admit that life can get out of control very easily but if you want to live, you will have to accept the one that is waiting for you.
Following are the principles to stick to when things do not go as planned and still you want to enjoy your life:
Become honest with yourself:
When life doesn’t go as planned, you cannot hide from the reality for long. Instead of making excuses and to shy away from the truth, become honest with yourself. Accept your emotions of anger and hurt, allowing them to come out will make you honest with yourself. When you realize and give value to your emotions, it helps you to think clearly.
Discover who you are:
Most of the people live their life that is mapped out for them, they decide on where they plan to live, what kind of work they want to pursue etc. This happens to the point you actually forget what you actually want to be. When even a small change happens, it shakes you to the core. You feel uncomfortable being vulnerable to the world of uncertainty. Therefore, be brave and discover what you actually want to be and you want to do with your life. Once you realize your passion, the life will become joyful more than ever before.
Embrace new experiences:
Hanging on to what you wanted to happen gets you stuck for your entire life. With an open mind, accept the new experiences. Prepare yourself for confronting the challenges ahead. Instead of hiding back, face everything with an open heart and your life will become much easier for you.
When things doesn’t go as planned, the easiest thing you find is to make yourself responsible for the actions that led to failure. Mistakes happen and the best way to get over them is to forgive your own self. When you will be gentle and kind to you, you will see clearly, feel strong, and will surely feel better.
Trust your life:
It can be challenging if you previously have wanted to keep your life in control, but you need to trust the life you are living. Give your best in everything and go with the flow. Remind yourself that how you respond to the life that has been chosen for you matters the most.