As we grow older, we tend to reflect on our lives and the lessons we have learned along the way. At 31, I have reached a stage in my life where I feel I have enough experience and wisdom to share my thoughts and insights with others. In this article, I will reflect on some of the life learnings that have shaped me as a person and helped me navigate the ups and downs of life in India.
The Importance of Family
Growing up in India, I have learned the importance of family and the support it provides. Family is a source of comfort and security, and it is essential to cultivate strong relationships with the people who matter the most to you. As I have gotten older, I have come to appreciate the role my family has played in my life and how much I rely on them for support and love. I have also learned the importance of giving back to my family and being there for them whenever they need me. Most importantly I have leant the hard way that family is who you have from birth, not your partner. They are called your partner for a reason. Do not get mistaken about taking your partner as family. They might be extended family but family is who you are born with. That is all.
The Value of Education
As a 31-year-old male in India, I have come to realize the value of education and how it has shaped my life. Education has opened doors for me and given me opportunities that I would not have otherwise had. It has also helped me develop a better understanding of the world and the issues that are facing our society. I have learned that education is not just about getting a job or earning a living; it is also about developing critical thinking skills and gaining a broader perspective on life.
The Power of Hard Work
India is a country where hard work is valued and rewarded. I have learned that nothing in life comes easy, and the only way to achieve success is by putting in the effort. Whether it is in my career or personal life, I have come to appreciate the power of hard work and how it has helped me overcome obstacles and achieve my goals. I have learned that success is not just about talent or luck; it is also about putting in the time and effort to make things happen.
The Importance of Relationships
As I have gotten older, I have come to appreciate the importance of relationships in my life. Whether it is with family, friends, or colleagues, I have learned that strong relationships are essential for a happy and fulfilling life. Relationships bring meaning and purpose to our lives, and they provide us with a sense of community and belonging. I have learned that it is essential to invest in the people in our lives, to be there for them when they need us, and to cultivate meaningful connections.
The Importance of Mental and Physical Health
Finally, I have learned the importance of taking care of both my mental and physical health. As a 31-year-old male in India, I have come to realize that our health is our greatest asset, and it is essential to prioritize it. Whether it is through exercise, healthy eating, or seeking help when needed, I have learned that taking care of our health is essential for living a fulfilling and productive life.
The importance of certain unacceptable decisions
While it is not the most important but if you want to live peacefully in this world, then you will have to make sure that you are taking some decisions that are socially unacceptable otherwise. Such as not having kids ever in my life in my case. Sometimes you need to take certain decisions so that you are happy and your happiness and mental peace are the priority. Alongside, if anyone else is getting benefitted or anyone else is not even getting harmed that is more than enough anyone could wish for. If we can not do well for anyone, let’s not do badly for anyone either. As long as no one is getting harmed by your actions even if they are socially unacceptable you do not need to care. Live for yourself, not for society or for the world.
In conclusion, as a 31-year-old male in India, I have learned a great deal about life and the lessons that have helped shape me as a person. Whether it is the importance of family, education, hard work, relationships, or health, I have come to appreciate the significance of these life learnings and how they have helped me navigate the ups and downs of life. I hope that my reflections will be of value to others and that they will inspire others to reflect on their own life experiences and the lessons they have learned along the way.
Lastly, since no one wished on my birthday today.. Not that I am sad, but I want you to know that even if no one wishes you on your birthday, it is completely okay. You live for yourself. You be happy within yourself and with yourself. The world will follow one day or the other. Just be great and be yourself and do good things. Finally, Happy Birthday to me. 🙂
I am a 31-year-old dude from a lower-middle-class family hailing from a small village Narasinghpur in Cuttack, Odisha, INDIA. I have a post-graduate degree in M.Tech from BITS Pilani. I started blogging back in June 2014. You can check out my journey and all that I have learnt all these years on my website.