Humans are caring. We naturally have instincts that allow us to care and help out others (well, most of us do, anyway). Sometimes this can get in the way of our own goals and desires. If we spend too much time and energy on others, how can we focus on ourselves and our growth?
We need energy and focus to expend on tasks. Fitness and health goals require an intense dedication, passion and of course, energy. Trying to race for a promotion at work is going to need a great work ethic and focus. If you’re not looking out for yourself as a priority, you might just fall short.
So, what does looking out for number one exactly mean? Should you foster your kids off and dump your girlfriend? Absolutely not! You’ve just got to remember that life’s experiences are relative to you and you only and you need to do everything in your power to chase success, but never at the expense of anyone else. Morality is one-hundred percent a private matter and no-one can tell you what is right or wrong. They shouldn’t be anyway.
A noble quest is one that involves you sacrificing everything for others. You’re allowing yourself to be a pushover and a stepping stone for the goals of others and sometimes that’s not a bad thing, but you can be left in the dirt if it is a constant decision of yours. There’s no obligation for your goals, interests, and happiness to succumb to the goals, interests and happiness of everyone else. Don’t try to please every single person you meet, because you’ll succumb to unhappiness sooner or later.
So, how do you look out for yourself? You don’t have to be […]