Why Does A Bucket Of Water Gets Heavier?
It is easy to carry a 10 liters bucket of water for 20 meters. Right? Now carry the same bucket of water for 1 kilometer. The bucket starts getting heavier and heavier as you go along. Did the bucket really got heavier or you got weaker? Why did you get weaker? Because you didn’t prepare hard enough for the exercise.
If you think your life is not going well. The fact is, it is your fault. You have to take responsibility for it. This is very hard talk coming from me because I have gone through hard times myself. Most of the bad things that happened to me were my fault.
For one thing, I was not prepared enough for some things I did. Sometimes, I didn’t have the knowledge. Or I didn’t listen to sound advice or ignore lesson learned from past experience. Later on the bucket got too heavy and I had difficulty to carry it. I took responsibility for it and did my post-mortem examination and fix the problem and moved on. I know it wasn’t witches, spirit or any other thing. Most of the time, the cure was to go back to the drawing board.
If you are over 30 years old, chances are, you are not prepared enough to carry your life bucket of water. You will stay poorer as you get older. The reason is you are not prepared for wealth. Pray all you want. I can guarantee it. But however, you still have a chance.
“Opportunity comes to the prepared mind.”
— Charlie Munger
If you are under 30 then you need to listen carefully. The day you were born you started dying already, whether you like it or not. The question is, how soon would you die. God doesn’t make the exception for you or me. It is nature and the cycle of life. The question is what do you want to do before you die.
What is the point of being alive, if you don’t at least try to do something remarkable?
– John Green
If you feel your life is not going towards the right direction there are two things you must do today.
1) Change your friends.
There is a saying: Show Me Your Friends and I Will Show You Your Future.
You are either a person under the yoke of bad friends or you are a bad friend. How do you know this? If your life is not going like you want and you feel you cannot change your friends then it is possible you might be the bad friend that is stopping the others from moving ahead in life, It could be you that needs changing for the rest to move forward.
2) Start taking massive actions.
There is nothing like massive action. Anything in the universe will break if you put massive action to it.
Unfortunately, most of our people don’t understand this concept.