Top 10 Things People Often Get Wrong About Life

Here's a list of 10 misconceptions about life that people always seem to state the most.

The Top Ten

1 Everything in life is free.

No. If you really want something so bad in life then you're gonna have to work hard at it. Things aren't given, they're earned.

2 Your friends and family will always be there for you.

This isn't always the case considering how they're eventually gonna die at some point. Learn to live alone because no one will stay forever.

I wish it was true though! 😭

3 Life is only unfair.

Some ignorant douchebags love to claim that life isn't fair at all but that is so untrue. The truth is that life is both fair AND unfair. Life is really about both positivity and negativity. If life were only unfair than the yin and the yang would not exist at all.

I agree for the most part but I do believe sometimes life is only unfair for some. The first example that comes to my head is a starving Ethiopian baby who would be born into hopeless poverty and dies of starvation within a few months. Or even a newborn baby abandoned in a dumpster. I wouldn't say that those babies had a "fair" shake at life. They suffered from start to finish. Overall this is a great list though. - THC13

4 There's nothing to be afraid of.

Sometimes there isn't, but there are times to actually be afraid of something (fear is a natural and healthy part of life, and if there's one fear that humanity can't escape no matter what then it's the fear of death).

5 Life is all about positivity.

Not all lives are full of sunshine, rainbows and unicorns.

Like I said with number 1, it's both about positivity and negativity.

I'm not saying we should strive to be negative but things are bound to happen in life and the best we can do is to just find a proper way to react to it or at least find different ways to solve our situations.

6 Something bad happening means it's all over.

No, it doesn't. And that's fact because whatever does happen to you, it never lasts forever. You're not alone. And I can guarantee you that there are thousands of people out there who have it way worse than you do. Trust me.

7 Life is absolutely simple.

It's not that simple. It's a lot more complicated. That's why we make movies and write books about it that have all sorts of different ideas.

8 One should wait for life to get better.

I'll frown severely at any smart buttocks who replies: "Well, good things come to those who wait." It's on a par with a shoplifter who uses the excuse: "I steal to build a better life. God helps those who help themselves." - Britgirl

No. One should really stop waiting for life to get better and start living while they still have the chance. Just ignore all the crap that's going on in the world and move on with your life already.

9 We should all strive to be negative.

See my comment on item #3.

10 You should take life as seriously as possible.

I'm just saying that if you take life too serious then it really could get depressing. Learn to have some fun once in a while (but do know there are some times to be serious indeed. Just saying).

The Contenders

11 People won't change at all.

This isn't always true. Sometimes people change even for the worst, but I'm not saying we should change for the worst either. I'm saying you should always stay true to yourself no matter what, even if it gets really hard (trust me when I say though that hard stuff doesn't last forever).

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Top Remixes

1. Everything in life is free.
2. Life is only unfair.
3. There's nothing to be afraid of.
1. Your friends and family will always be there for you.
2. Life is absolutely simple.
3. Everything in life is free.
1. Something bad happening means it's all over.
2. Life is only unfair.
3. Life is absolutely simple.


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