Self Happiness Is Most Important
Start writing a post
Health and Wellness

Self Happiness Is Most Important

It's okay to worry about yourself sometimes, don't hesitate to put yourself first.

633
Self Happiness Is Most Important
quotesvalley.com

Growing up, I always put everybody's thoughts before mine. But, now that I've reached adulthood, I've realized you have to worry about yourself sometimes. Our parents always taught us to think about others, and put others before yourself, but the big part they forgot to leave out is that you’re going to grow up in a very selfish world.

Sometimes it is okay to be selfish. Stop worrying about what everybody has to say. Truthfully, at the end of the day, you're about the only person on your team, everybody else is against you in some way. If they matter, they don't mind and if they mind, they clearly don't matter. If you are important to somebody, they're going to support every life decision you make, even if they don't fully agree with it. They're going to allow you to live and learn, sometimes that's all it takes.

In my life I've always thought, "What's everybody going to think? Are they going to think this is a good idea?" But now, I've been focused on myself. If I think something is a good idea, and it makes me happy with my life, I'm going to do it. Self happiness is a big plus in life, so just worry about yourself every so often. I promise it'll feel good after a while.

If somebody turns on you in the process, they were never a person that was true to you in the first place, so they won't matter. You're going to lose people when you begin focusing on yourself and your happiness, but you lose all of the negatives. You lose all of the people that only talk to you when it's convenient for them, so truly you're getting the toxic people out of your life, so that's a blessing in disguise.

Don't let every person continue to tell you how to live life, because then you're more than likely not always going to be happy. Recognize your worth, and realize there is more to life than everybody else's thoughts. Be happy and be selfish. You're your own person, and nobody can take that away from you. Be different, be yourself. Don't try to be like anybody else, because that person is already taken.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.

We truly love it here in the Badger State. Here are a few things Wisconsinites can relate to.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

Five Types Of People In Fall

From yummy pumpkin spice lattes to scary movies, fall has it all and then some.

976
Destination Logan County Illinois

Oh fall, the most marvelous time of year...right? Every approaches fall differently, some pumpkin spice-tastically and some not so enthusiastically. We can't all be Autumn lovers, so here are five types of people in fall. Grab a cup of hot coca, sit back, and enjoy.

Keep Reading... Show less
https://unsplash.com/photos/XdbUsFkAwqA

If you're like me, by this time of year you're over summer. The beach, the sunshine, and the heat were all great, but now we're itching for blanket scarves, football, and pumpkin spice EVERYTHING! As the new season approaches, your relationship can benefit from some old traditional dates and some new fresh ideas! Here are a couple great date ideas for you and your boo to try out this fall.

Keep Reading... Show less
Student Life

Social Media Or Soul Media

To the generation that cares way too much about affirmation.

4236
Emma Smith
  • This semester I am taking the ever so famous class, Writing 101. Walking into it, I had heard the horror stories about each major assignment. I have to admit, it’s not a class that I am fond of. But, major assignment #2 got me thinking, we had to create a research question based off of a topic that we are interested in.

Two weeks prior, I watched a very interesting documentary on Netflix. Miss Representation was recommended to me by one of my friends and I have to say the topic is absolutely mind blowing. Social Media and Female Body Image. How Social Media makes girls see this unnatural perfection of ‘beauty’ that really doesn’t exist. But female body image isn’t the only thing affected by social media.

Keep Reading... Show less
Featured

Sex And The Church

A letter to fellow believers.

5022
Amanda Hayes
  • I know many of you just read that title and thought it was scandalous to see something so “risque” in the same setting as something holy. Well guess what – sex is part of that. Everyone seems to think they are separate, which makes since because most people treat them as though they are complete polar opposites. Shall we think this through?

Who created the Church body? God. Who created the body? Also God. If we know God to be the creator of all things, we cannot leave sex out of that equation. God created sex, people! Praise Him! Like all great things, the world has twisted and perverted it. The world has stained it so badly that even many church congregations see it only as stained and keep quiet about that part of God’s word. Many people know that God told Adam and Eve to “be fruitful and multiply” (Genesis 1:28), but a lot of people overlook the entirety of Song of Solomon. The entire book is dedicated to telling of the love and sex between man and wife. God blessed us with the gift of intimacy, one to be shared between husband and wife. Church if we teach of sex as the blessing that it is, more people will start treating it as such. If we stop viewing sex as this unspeakable act, the temptation would be lessened. With the fall of man, humans naturally desire things they should not have. So if more people speak of it with gladness and praise, and do not hide it in the darkness as if it were vile, fewer people would be drawn to it for the wrong reasons. More people would appreciate it for what it is: a gift from God.

Keep Reading... Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments