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When I was younger, not even 20, someone told me that your 30s are the best years of your life. At the time, I thought it was kind of a random thing to say. Now, as someone in my late 30s, I think I can officially confirm it as true! Like most people, I slightly dreaded turning 30 when I was in my late 20s. Or maybe it was the realization that the clock was going to keep ticking, for better or for worse, my whole life. Honestly, I think my fears were pretty mild compared to some of my friends.
Remember driving down a hill with hairpin bends after sunset?
Life lessons to excel in your 30s
Exercising regularly and rigorously is the only way to stay fit, eat what you like, look good, feel better, and have energetic days and peaceful nights. Meditation is an ancient Indian technique — approximately dating back to 5, to 3, BCE — and to meditate good to stop thoughts momentarily and be in the present. And our worse worries mostly never come true, and even if they do, we find a way to get out. Try before getting intimidated. Here I am noting down my most profound learnings and ideas I have stuck to since the turning of the decades from the twenties to the thirties.
If the berating continues, you may have to cut off completely. Quit feeling like a victim and walk on. Deal with things when they happen. Most of us think all the time. I settled on writing and traveling. The most difficult part of this idea is that you are not going to be great at the aspects you de-prioritize, and you need to for that.
One electron attachment or detachment and you would find sodium looking into salt and iron turning into rust. Your best friend becomes a chef. Walk as if you own 30s room even if everyone end hates your guts. Embrace healthy conversations. You are a little slice of hope. And when you start putting time exercising, eating healthy, and sleeping properly, you feel a different kind of energy. Working out is harder than before.
But our thirties body is more rigid. Experience turns into instincts. Time is limited and you need to figure out the one or two most important things in life and go for them. Have a rough plan for a rough day, then stop thinking. Nothing has to be wrong with anyone for them to meditate. Many of my year-old friends told me horrible guilt-inducing parental stories. In your 20s, you were still trying to explain.
And I was shocked by her open mouth and wide eyes. See less. I feel more healthy in my 30s, and I wish I would have done it sooner. But it is now or much harder later. You are a little ball of mischief.
But you need to draw boundaries — the sooner the better. You live your life and they live theirs. Meet less. There are innumerable benefits of working out but by now you have heard them all. Accept you are different. Take those risks. Just one missed phone call or a life lived differently or a divorce or a work failure made some of them the most horrible son or daughter. But the more we anticipate, the more we get sucked into the vicious circle of going over the same thing again and againgiving the topic much more time than it deserves and worrying endlessly.
Their choices led them to where they are and your choices led you to where you are. Else you would end up with so much leftover negativity that you would viciously circle in a toxic pool.
Why your 30s are the best time of life
Suggesting something ludicrous? Confront negativity. Even something as tiny as an electron has value or a purposeactually the tiniest of the things might have just have created the universe. From exercising regularly to fixing a hung laptop before anything else to not running after money but finding my calling and chasing experiences were the core learnings of my 20s.
Why i love being in my 30s
You know yourself better. Trust that instinct. Leave grudges for elephants. Otherwise, you will feel forever constipated. Drive a helicopter. Simple physics. Create distance.
Or start working towards one that you might end up loving. You need a similar kind of unwavering trust while doing your best. You realize that the other person berated you or was disrespectful for no reason.
Someone is getting married. Find a career you love. The other person might not be outraged by the idea. The people you surround yourself with have a lot to do with who you can become. Your college friend shifts cities. Be happy for yourself. While driving carefully, you trust the other drivers, right? We must take responsibility for ourselves, and not expect the rest of the world to understand what it takes to become the best that we can become — Josh Waitzkin.
Even a 3-mile run cannot make up for a half-kilo prawn curry that we gulped down at dinner. Question the purpose but never refute it. Believe in the choices you made. Intuition is that voice in the back of your head telling you to walk out now.
Keep in touch!
I also asked my friends — who have seen enough 30s— to comment on what has kept them going and some in their early 30s. But remember that the word exercise is Googled 1. Learn swimming. While marrying a 6-year younger guy and contacting clients way out of my reach and hearing them request me to work for them, I realized anything is possible.
After a conversation, you might wonder, Why was he so rude? When we anticipate, we think we are protecting ourselves. Treat people like treasure. Have faith and do what feels right rather than looking around and thinking, but he sold his startup to grow broccoli? You can now stop justifying yourself and live. There might be other year-olds sitting on cash pyramids or playing with 30 kittens or posting a daily video of their Antarctica cruise having lunch with humpback whales.
Treat yourself such. The 20s were all about trying everything and finding those one or two things. Their behavior was uncalled for. Contrary to how it might look like, I always say that age is just a as many of my friends told me when I asked them to contribute to this article. Well, who would want to call when a promotion or foreign trip would call for tears and blame gaming? Now things to do in your 30s are: accepting the choices, sticking to the processand focusing. When I achieve one goal, I have to set a new one or I start to live like a car without direction.
Be careful. While in the 20s you still mull over what others say or think about youin your 30s, you can be more confident about yourself. On my 30th birthday three years ago, I had written 30 life lessons my twenties had taught me.
Talk less. There is a Tamil Nadu farmer who grows half an acre of millets just for hungry birds. Even if you doubt you were at fault, you cannot let yourself be insulted or harmed emotionally —personal differences can only be solved by criticizing positively and not by soaking the other person in guilt and hatred.
Do what you have to do to stay happy and worry-free. Trust this new depth every now and then. In your twenties, a one-month gym membership could bring down your weight by five kilos and reduce your width by 1.