“There are two types of people in this world: The ones who make you feel better as soon as they walk into a room, and the ones who make you feel better as soon as they walk out of it.”
That brilliant quote is courtesy of my mom, in case you were wondering.
I was probably 10 years old when she said it to me, and immediately after hearing it there was only one thought that stuck in my brain:
Whatever it takes, I will never be one of the people in the second group.
I wish that I could tell you otherwise, but I have failed many times in keeping that promise to myself.
As I’ve said before on this blog, I used to be a chronic complainer. I blamed everyone for my problems. I had an excuse for every reason why my life was failing. I would hate on anyone who was happier and more successful than I was.
In other words, I was “that guy” who literally made every room that I walked into a worse place than it was before my arrival.
Things have changed a lot since those days, and it’s mainly because I have finally realized what the world’s most important asset is, and how to use it in my favor.
If you don’t know what it is, allow me to introduce it to you. [Read more...]