My 18 Biggest Lessons Learned In Life

A year is a long time to learn life lessons. These lessons learned in life will transform, inspire and empower you to reach for your dreams – and succeed.

Here are the 6 biggest ones.

Lessons Learned In Life #1:

Friends Matter

Friends Matter

I passed out of medical school over 30 years ago. There were 204 students in my batch.

In the course of 2017, I met nearly 50 of them in person at least once.

That’s 25% of a group of friends I’ve known for three long decades!

It’s amazing.

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How To Get Inspired And Motivated

Life is tough. Success is hard. To make it through, you’ve got to find your inner strength and passion. You have to train yourself to watch for opportunities, and seize them effectively if you want to reach a higher level of success and happiness.

And build as many good habits as possible to help you reach your goals and achieve those dreams.

It Begins and Ends with You

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Know When To Stop

Remember that your life is a series of seconds, minutes and hours each day.

It’s important to work hard because this contributes to your happiness and success. There’s nothing wrong with being the kind of person who works hard.

But if you’re working so many hours and you have such big projects on your shoulders that the line between work and your free time is blurred, it’s time to take a step back.

Too many people have made working long hours a habit – and don’t know when it’s time to stop!

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Cremation

Recently, I attended a funeral. Indian custom dictates a long series of ‘last rites’. When the seemingly endless sequence of rituals ended after nearly an hour, the mortal remains were ceremonially consecrated to electric heat of the modern crematorium. We waited outside for an hour, chatting aimlessly about various things – subliminally aware, all the … Read more