It would defeat the purpose of life if all we cared about was the “end goal” and suffered all through the journey of achieving it. I’ve come to learn that taking each day as it comes and enjoying it is a more meaningful way to live.
The 先苦后乐 mentality no longer applies to me now because I believe that work does not have to mean suffering. Work can be meaningful and fulfilling. A big part of me wish now that this was never taught to me.
Since the year started, many things have changed. These include my career goals, as well as my perspective on life. Each day, I try to inject as many little things that lift my mood. Here are 5 of them!