Lessons I learned in 2017

It is about time for this cheesy post. Not like my other posts are not cheesy enough. I am like that. I try to make everything a big deal on most days. Some days nothing appeals to me. Those days could be possibly the days I am on my period. 

Getting into the lessons I learned in 2017 I can list so many of them. 2017 has been the best and the worst year for me. Professionally and personally. I laughed, I cried, I celebrated, I loved and I hated.  Here is a list of stuff I learned 

The year started with me missing my parents because they left in November 2016. I realized the importance of family and having loved ones around. I decided to visit my family every year for sure. Either they come here or I go there. But this is happening. 

 I started my new job Penske only to realize in 5 months that this path was not meant for me. I quit my job right away. This taught me that money is not the most important thing when it comes to career. Penske paid me really good money close to a six figure salary. Everything was great about the company. I loved the people there. But, I had to find my purpose in life. I learned that it is OK to be broke for a little. You are ultimately going to find your goal. We all need to take more risks. Especially if you are really unhappy with what you are doing right now I would say !QUIT! unless you have something really crazy happening in your life that you need to keep your job. 

I took a long break. I did crazy things in my break. I applied for retail stores and tried to find any odd job because I was scared of not making money. I was getting impatient. But the universe has its way. I did not get even a call from any of these stores. I knew I wasn't qualified. This taught me that patience is the key. If you want the right thing you have to wait for it. I did wait and I finally found my amazing job as a Data Analyst. This is what I wanted to do. I want to play around with data. I figured I was passionate about this by doing some soul career searching. Haha, I know it sounds weird. This may not be the path eventually. But for now I know I like it a lot and that I will succeed. 

I ruined my health in this process of being stressed over finding jobs, missing home, missing friends and missing everything near and dear to me. My husband was my only hope. He was there for me. He consoled in times of sadness. He held my hand every time I felt lonely and hugged me. I don't know what I would have done without him. This taught me to be grateful for people you have around you and who love you unconditionally. Stress ruins health. There is no point being stressed over things you cannot control. Life is short and lovely. Live everyday like it is your last day. In December I realized that I wasn't living my life to its full potential. I was not giving my best. I turned it around. I am constantly figuring out how to make things better. 

I decided to make a to-do list because I have too much to do and too little time. Not just a To-do list I also have a "things to accomplish this year" list. Travel to as many places as I can is definitively on the top of my list. I love to go to new places. We went to California in 2017 and it was amazing. Just to be in a different city thrilled me. Exploring food, cultures and everything else is my top goal for year 2018.  I learned that today could very well be my last day. So why not try and make the best of it? 

I love making meaningful YouTube videos and sharing it with people. I learned this about myself in 2017. I get inspired by so many people on the internet. So why not help other people out by inspiring them in the best way I can. I may not have the best content but I have good life experiences and a thirst to live my life the best. I like to stay fit and healthy. So why not inspire people and make people happy by sharing my journey? YouTube is my biggest idea of 2017. 

To conclude,

  • I learned that today could be my last day. So live it fully
  • Health leads to happiness and vice versa. Give up those oily greasy food for some amazing food I love
  • Be happy or at least fake it until you make it
  • Stress ruins health so why stress over things I cannot control. 
  • I cannot control everything
  • Have ambitions and goals.
  • Have to-do lists and get them done
  • Never give up. Keep working hard constantly
  • Travel to as many places as I can
  • Try something new always
  • Family is the most important
  • But love myself first

Hope this inspires you all! Please share with me what lessons you learned or if anything inspired you from my post.

That is all for now. Don't forget to check out my YouTube channel and subscribe if you like my content. Here is the link: http://www.youtube.com/c/ThePriShow 

-PA <3