Carter Lowe Creator, entrepreneur, and self-care advocate
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How to change the future

How to change your future for the better? How to be ahead of everyone and change your destiny? Small changes you make today will dramatically change your future in 5-10 years.

"Predictability: If a butterfly flaps its wings in Brazil, will a tornado start in Texas?" Philip Merilis

The Butterfly Effect is a term in the natural sciences where a small change in one place can cause an unpredictable effect in another. But the butterfly effect doesn't just work elsewhere. The actions you take today will greatly change your hypothetical future.

In Ray Bradbury's famous sci-fi short story "A Sound of Thunder," the protagonist accidentally crushed a butterfly and the future changed. So it is in our life. Any little thing can drastically change everything.

“Can the future be changed?” asks many inquisitive minds. Certainly. By changing the present, we change the future. What needs to be done today so that everything becomes much better than destined for fate? The past cannot be returned, but the future is in your hands.

How to change the future

Get used to a healthy lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle is not boring, but cool. A healthy lifestyle will give you strength and a head start over those who do not spare their body. Over the years, the difference between those who led a healthy lifestyle and those who neglected it will be the size of an abyss. They won't be able to compete with you.

Expand your social circle. Befriend and socialize with as many different people as you can. Do not isolate yourself in a close familiar world. Meet interesting people who have a lot to learn. Outgoing and curious people achieve more.

Define your desires and goals. Often we don't know what we want, so we don't get it. Decide exactly what you want. Be aware of yourself. Don't be afraid to be misunderstood by other people. Your goal is not to please others, but to become happy yourself. Don't let yourself be confused.

Read books. Only nerds and jerks read books? And here it is not. Books are a slice of certain knowledge. By choosing the right book today, you can avoid many of the mistakes others have made. Books are the fruit of the work of many minds and should not be neglected. A well-timed book can change your life for decades to come.

Understand the value of money. We have learned how to earn money, but we have not learned how to spend it prudently. Is money “burning” your pocket and you want to spend it quickly? Or maybe it's better to start saving and put them off? Financial disorder leads to the fact that most people are constantly in need of money. Although it is enough to be a little more responsible with money.

Give yourself a chance to make mistakes. We all make mistakes and seem foolish to ourselves. Looking back, we realize that we did a lot of incomprehensible nonsense and were too critical of ourselves. It's time to forgive yourself. You can start from the beginning as many times as you need. You can fix everything the way you want.

Manage your life. Many things we do spontaneously, and then wonder what kind of hole we are in. Meaningless, random and chaotic things are the enemies of your goals. It's time to take control of your life, not go with the flow or make stupid mistakes. Manage your life.

How to change the future for the better? Do what is right. Do not let laziness, weakness of character, other people's opinions and accidents lure you away from your dream.