2021 review!

  • I'm too agreeable. Too passive. I accept too many things. I focus way too much on everyone else's happiness and comfort. I'm very negligent with my own wishes and desires. I'm trying to change that. The most important person for me needs to be me.
  • It's ok to acknowledge your achievements. That has nothing to do with not being humble, or being a show-off, or bragging. I've done some pretty amazing things with my life. I accomplished a lot. Way more than 99.9% of the people I know. By the time I was 16 I already spoke English fluently which allowed me to do so many things. By the time I was 25 I had two master's degrees from 3 of the best universities in the world, I had 9 years of professional experience. I co-founded a startup and was about to start a business that would pay my bills for the years to come. I've always been good with my parents. I help my brother as much as I can. I traveled to several countries all over the world. I've stood on top on volcanoes in New Zeland. I've lived in Australia. I've lived in Canada. Everything that I mentioned I achieved by myself. No one gave it to me. I don't come from a wealthy family. I worked my ass off and achieved a lot of stuff.
  • By realizing all the stuff I mentioned on the previous bullet point I realized that I was an awesome guy, deserving of awesome people around me. I know that sometimes I feel lonely as fuck. I really do. But I won't settle for less. Romantically and friendship-wise. I want to be surrounded by like-minded people. Smart people. People with purpose. In order for other people to see me like that, I need to start seeing myself like that. I'm tired of feeling and portraying myself as a loser. I've always considered myself a stinky pile of shit. No more.
  • I am smart. I've always been smart. In school, although hard for a lot of people, was very easy for me. College, the same. While everyone was struggling, studying their asses off, I was barely using 5% of my capacity passing with flying colors. At my masters, at first it was a little hard to adjust because I was surrounded by some the best students from some of the best universities on Earth, but a couple of months in, I was already used to being surrounded by smart people, and it became easy as well. I'm not gonna portray myself as being not as smart as I am anymore. Fuck it.
  • I need to get out of my comfort zone. I need to do riskier things. I moved from my parents house now. I've been investing a lot into creating alternative sources of income. I need to stop being afraid of meeting new people too.

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