Lessons You Learn When You Stop Chasing the Wrong Things for You – Egypt Today

Lessons You Learn When You Stop Chasing the Wrong Things for You – Egypt Today





We envision, plan, strategize, and set goals, and then, all of a sudden, life happens, turning this all upside down, in the most unexpected ways. Frustrated with the setbacks but also determined to go the path we chose for ourselves, we keep on fighting in the same direction, not knowing if or when it is time to stop the chase and change the course of action. 

 

Sometimes we keep on chasing the wrong things, simply because we don’t want to feel like we’ve given up too quickly, not knowing that this might not be meant for us in the first place. Think of how many times you kept trying to apply for the same role because you wanted to work in this specific company or a person you were holding onto when in fact they were no good for you.

 

Truth be told, it is not really easy to tell early on when something is not just right for us, because when we deeply want something, our reasoning is sort of silenced by the misbelief that once we get that we’ll be happy. In fact, and sometimes after a long journey of chasing, trying, and failing, we come to learn it wasn’t