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8 Harsh Truths That Millennials Need To Know

Millennials have abundant potential to make things work and bring changes in the society. Their positivity, energy, enthusiasm and ideas are what we look forward to. Millennials have their own dreams and goals that they wish to achieve. But life is unpredictable. One can't predict what's going to happen next. Even if you make several plans of how your upcoming life will be and things you will be doing in it, there are certain harsh realities of life that you must know.


No, no, you don't have to be afraid of these. Instead, you must gain inspiration to face these harsh truths and live your life happily.

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1. Life Might Not Go The Way You Want It To Be

It is quite obvious for you to make various plans for your future. You might wish to have good grades in your college, thereafter getting a good job, buying your own house, car and whatnot. But there will be times when life won't go as you wish. Life might bring difficult and unexpected situations for you.

In that case, you need to make sure you are facing all the difficulties rather than cursing your fate.

2. Things Might Turn Against You

Even if you give your best and ensure nothing goes wrong, sometimes things might turn upside down. You might be blamed and criticised for things that you didn't do. People will perceive you wrong in such situations, no matter how hard you try to convince them.


But instead of losing your self-esteem and reacting to things in a negative way, stick with what is right and true. You need to wait for the right time.

3. You Would Come Across Negative People In Your Life

Meeting new people doesn't mean all of them would be a good person. You will come across some people who might not encourage and appreciate you. Instead of noticing your talent, those people will focus on your weak points. Also, they might consider you good for nothing.

But you don't have to make their opinion your identity and suffer for simply no reason. l. In fact, you should work hard to achieve your desired goals.

4. At Times You Would Have To Fight For Yourself

It is not that you will get things only because you exist in this world. People who have lived before you worked hard and ensured they achieve their desired goals. There are so many people who may wish for the same thing as you and without hard work, you can't achieve what you wish. In fact, you also need to take care of your health, if you wish for good health. Sitting and thinking you are 25 years old and had a great academic background, won't make you achieve what you want.

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5. People Might Judge You

Even if you are doing something great and have good intentions, you would be judged by different people at times. They might judge you for your hair colour, height, weight, clothes and for many other things. No matter how hard you try, you can't stop people from judging you.

Therefore it is better to avoid what people are saying and focus on the things that seem important to you.

6. You Might Fall At Times

You may feel you are unable to taste success and every step that you are taking is resulting in failure. But that is so because your destiny wants you to be strong enough to face every difficulty in life.

So instead of feeling heartbroken and demotivated, it is better to stay determined and have perseverance.

7. No One Will Love You Unconditionally Other Than Your Parents

At times, you might come across people who seem to good to you. They would show immense love and care for you. But who knows if they are the devil in disguise. They might take your love for granted and hurt your sentiments.

You need to understand that even if your parents are strict they love you unconditionally. Even if you commit hundreds of mistakes, your parents will be there to forgive you and guide you in the right direction.

8. Wasting Time Is Not A Wise Thing To Do

You might love to stay in your bed and sleep for hours or sit and daydream about your upcoming life. But you must understand nothing is as worst as wasting time by doing nothing. No matter how much you love staying at your home or simply relax, you need to understand that "time and tide wait for none."

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Therefore, stop overthinking and start working for your dreams.

Story first published: Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 10:35 [IST]
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