Noted Russian psychologist and psychotherapist Dr. Mikhail Litvak has contributed to the development of practical and popular psychology writing around 5 million of books along with a large number of research papers. Not only this, but he is also famous for talking about 22 rules that can bring about positive changes in your life, and help you lead an overall better life.
Here Are 22 Rules For Living A Better Life By Leading Psychiatrist Dr. Mikhail Litvak
Live for yourself instead of living for others. Else, you would end up living the way others want you to, not the way you want to.
Plan your actions well. Don’t worry about happiness. If your actions are planned properly, happiness is bound to follow.
People don’t remove each other from their lives. They just move ahead faster and others fail to catch up with their pace.
Daydreams aren’t bad if they are realistic. Work to make these dreams a reality, and you will never lose your focus.
People, be it mature or immature aren’t ignorant; every person out there has knowledge. The difference lies in the application of this knowledge. Mature people know how to apply the knowledge whereas immature people don’t.
Logic doesn’t depend on gender. It’s illogical to think that there is a difference between male logic and female logic.
It’s not possible to please everyone. If you are trying hard, then stop it right away or get prepared to embrace a major setback.
Books are far better companions than shallow people. Spending time with books is more rewarding and entertaining.
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People who don’t have any accomplishments of their own are the ones who always criticize others.
You are your biggest enemy, and only you can only cause yourself the most harm rather than anyone else around you. So, have the courage to face yourself first.
It’s better to pay off services rather than letting people make you feel guilty of or grateful for their help.
If you are genuinely happy with yourself, you wouldn’t be thinking of what others think of you.
It’s okay to talk to your friends, but talking to your enemies makes you conscious of your own drawbacks. You learn from your enemies.
Insults and criticisms are there to pull you back. You don’t need to pay any attention to them. The day you succeed, they will automatically vanish in thin air.
It’s okay to be curious, as long as you are using your curiosity properly. Don’t poke your nose in others’ lives, rather invest your time and energy in understanding science, philosophy, and life.
Depression is harmful, painful, and affects both your physical and psychological well-being. However, it is also the phase where you realize which things are pushing you towards positivity or which things are pulling you back.
Loneliness helps us grow. If you face it after experiencing love, take it in a positive way. It means you are evolving emotionally and spiritually.
Happiness grows with sharing. Share it with your loved ones to be happier, and share it with your enemies to let them know how better off you are than them.
In any form of relationship, don’t break up with anyone until and unless it’s hampering your personal development, and success.
If you want something, you have to give efforts to make things work; you have to earn what you want. Don’t expect that you will get everything on a silver platter, or everything will magically come to you.
You will never experience true happiness by chasing others, or by expecting that others will give it to you. It is only when you are genuinely content and satisfied with yourself and your life, will you be able to experience true happiness.
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If you want to talk to someone, go and talk to them; don’t be scared about whether they will like you or not. It is only when you approach someone and openly communicate with them, will you know what they think of you. They might really like you, you never know.
Follow these rules for having a better life, and most importantly a more fulfilling life. Try this out, and see just how much your life changes for the better!