25 Years of Journey of Life

Revanth Goud
ILLUMINATION
Published in
4 min readApr 9, 2023

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Today, I have completed 25 years of the journey of life. Thank you very much to everyone who is part of my Journey. There are UPs, which taught me how to be Grateful, and Downs, which taught me many valuable Lessons for life.

My 1st birthday Cake

As we get older, we feel somewhat nervous as Joey in FRIENDS series👇

10 Powerful Lessons for a Beautiful Life:

1. Invest in Yourself: Investing in Your Health, Knowledge, Skills, and Experiences. It will never make you disappointed. As Warren Buffett said, Investing in yourself is the best thing you can do.

"Invest in Yourself, rate of interest will always amaze you".

2. Little Things: Life is all about enjoying the little things. It's morning. Sunlight on the face, walking in nature, spending time with friends, and little kindness are real Happiness in life. So Enjoy the little things in life because one day you will look back and realize they were the big things.

Never Stop doing the little things for others. Sometimes those little things occupy the most significant part of their hearts. Appreciate the little things. And you’ll appreciate Life.

3. Gratitude: Gratitude is the best attitude everyone should have. Develop an attitude of Gratitude. Say thank you to everyone you meet for everything they do for you.

Gratitude is like a magnet. The more grateful you are, the more you will receive to be thankful for.

4. Privacy is Power: I am so Private because most people are not genuinely happy for you. Being private, staying low-key and not telling everyone everything is Self-care.

The happier you are in your personal life, the less you feel the need to be public about it.

5. Master your Emotions: Emotions make us human and make us real. Be truthful about your emotions, and use your mind and emotions in your favor, not against yourself.

Emotions are like Fire: They can cook your food or burn your house down. You have to train your Mind to be stronger than your emotions, or else you’ll lose yourself every time.

1 year old me😎

6. Be a lifelong Learner: Don’t kill the student inside you. Learn new things every day at every point of your life. Be a student in the School of Life. Always be Curious to learn. The day you stop learning is the day you stop growing.

"The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn." - Alvin Toffler

7. Simplicity is the New Luxary: Simplicity is also a fashion but everyone can’t afford it. The Beauty of a person lies in Simplicity and High Thinking.

Simplicity is the essence of an abundant life. The more you minimise your needs, the more riches you attract. "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication" - Leonardo Da Vinci

8. Storytelling: Storytelling is an essential skill for life. It is important to tell stories not only for others but also for yourself. The story you tell yourself in your head becomes your reality. Make it a good one.

“In the end, we’ll all become Stories.” - Margaret Atwood. So let’s ensure we make our story a fabulous one.

9. Play Long-term Games: In a world where most people play short games, playing long-term games offers a huge advantage. Don't fall for Cheap Dopamine, Get-Rich-Quick Schemes. Seek a Long-term Purpose, not short-term dopamine. Remember that Health, Career, and Wealth are all long-term by nature.

“Play Long-term Games. All the returns in life, whether in wealth, relationships, or knowledge, come from compound interest”. — Naval Ravikanth

10. Memento Mori💀: It means "Remember you must die”. This is a powerful motivation we should remember. Try your best to live in the moments and create the best Memories for life.

"Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Stay Hungry Stay Foolish" - Steve Jobs

(a+b)2 formula may give few marks in your School but this👇 formula will definitely give Peace in your Life👇

Small Circle + Private life + Long term Mindset + Discipline = Peaceful Life

Life is such a great teacher that when you don’t learn a lesson, it will repeat it. So learn the lessons and enjoy the journey of Life :))

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Revanth Goud
ILLUMINATION

Books, Self-Development and Finance. Keep Learning and Keep Growing.