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Let’s agree to the fact that most of us don’t have the time to listen to old people these days or even if we do, we tend to ignore their lessons. But do you ever realize that they spent their lives turning the hair from black to grey? They have had experiences which can only come with time and age.

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It doesn’t matter how talented, smart or cool you are, gaining wisdom from elders is necessary. It can help you go through stuff that you might not even imagine. So before you make mistakes, there are 14 life lessons that our elders often dictate to us which will have their worth forever.

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1. Life is good

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Even if you feel life isn’t worth it, hold on. Life will show you its better side because time never remains constant. In fact, by having a perception that life is good, you will always stay motivated and pumped up for new challenges which otherwise can get you down.

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2. Take small steps

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Don’t rush towards anything in life just because you think life is short. Try doing it with small steps and take one day at a time. You are human and you need to regain your energy every now and then to work best.

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3. Enjoy life

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As easy as it may sound, be happy without reason. Set yourself free and think about the smallest of things that make you happy. You live once so make it worth remembering for yourself and others with your moments in it.

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4. Build Relationships

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Growing up will always make you realize that your biggest asset will always be your relationships. Our souls need love and care in order to stay alive, rest all becomes irrelevant after the duration of worldly obsessions. In fact, the best possible peace you can ever find for yourself will be in your relationships.

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5. Spend money wisely

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You work hard to earn your money so don’t waste your effort like that. Always go for things that you really need to have in your life and should always spend according to your budget.

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6. Don’t argue to argue

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One of the biggest mistakes that we make right now is feeding our egos. This will not only create a negative impact of you but will also put you in trouble. Be honest in your arguments and learn with a big heart.

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7. Cry with someone

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Hiding your emotions will become a hurricane for you. It results in wounds that won’t be recovered later. So never lose that shoulder on which you can cry and share what you feel.

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8. Be at peace with your past

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Get this thing straight, you cannot do anything about your past even if it was good or bad. But, you can always change it by being at peace with it and moving on with a better future. Trust me, people will always judge you for who you are today.

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9. Let your children see you cry

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Crying is no weakness, in fact, it’s a strength that only few can possess. So make sure, you teach your kids to be strong even if they are there to wipe your tears. They should see the emotional side of you to understand you.

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