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10 From GEM: 10 Everyday Life Lessons


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10 From GEM: 10 Everyday Life Lessons

You know that “a-ha” moment you feel when you hear something you’ve known a long time, but the lesson really hits you? Life has many truths that we live every day, whether we realize it or not. Each day is filled with lessons and most of them are good to remember at all times. Learning lessons keeps us open to growing and becoming better people. Need to take another opportunity to learn something new? Keep reading for 10 lessons we can all take away from life every day.

2. You’re Already On The Other Side

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Here’s a little story that I heard years ago, and it’s always stuck with me: A woman is walking along a river bank, looking for a bridge to cross to the other side. She walks for quite some time without finding a way over. Finally, she sees someone on the opposite bank and she yells, “How do you get to the other side?”

The person yells back, “You already are on the other side!”

The point of the story is that everything is a matter of perspective. Perspective—which is always in our control—makes all the difference when it comes to how we view our lives and make them better.

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