Why you should stop complaining about problems

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A lot of people spend their time complaining about their problems, this naturally drains our energy and the energy of people around us. While complaining seems easier than improving things, you have to realize changing things is easier than you think. 

Everything around you is the way it is because someone saw a problem or an opportunity and pursued the solution to it. Back in the 18th century due to a large amount of horse manure in the streets, you could barely live in large cities like New York or London. Due to that problem and an opportunity with improving transportation, entrepreneurs developed cars and other methods of transportation. 

Cars helped solve the horse problem, the streets got cleaner and fewer accidents started happening. Plus, it was easier to use a car. It was easy for people to complain about the horse manure on the streets and the consequences of it and do nothing about it. In fact, if everyone did continue to complain, we could still have a large amount of horse manure and horrible smells on our streets. 

Final thoughts

In most cases, there is always a solution to the problem. And if you want to deal with the problem, you should try to first learn more about the problem and possible solutions for it. In order to find a viable solution, you must first have the necessary knowledge regarding that field and problem. 

Once you have the necessary knowledge, you will be able to develop a feasible plan for dealing with that problem. If you find a solution to the problem in question or find a new opportunity, you might even become the new Elon Musk or Bill Gates. And best of all, you will live a life without that problem or live a better life because you discovered a new opportunity (ex found cars for efficient traveling). 


“We spend far too much time complaining about the way things are, and forget that we have the power to change anything and everything.” – Bozoma Saint John 

Book: Tribe of Mentors by Tim Ferris 

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