• Michael Dahdal

7 Lessons For Life

Updated: Jan 3, 2020


I often reflect on my own experience and everything I understand about the world and the people in it.

I try and draw some lessons from it all that I hope will help me better navigate my way through life.

I must admit, many of the lessons I’ve learned have come through personal trial and error.

Simply applying what I know and later really coming to understand it.

Extracting some kind of meaning from each and every interaction or experience that I have.

I guess the questions I’ve always been trying to answer are:

How is life best lived?

Is everything subjective, or is there some underlying objective reality to it all?

So in that sense, I don’t look to identify differences between people, but rather I start examining what we all have in common.

Those things that transcend time and space and hold some underlying truths about the nature of the reality we find ourselves in.

Based on that, I’ve been able to draw some lessons for life, lessons that I’d want to pass onto my own kids someday.

This is a work in progress and there are more to come, but for now, this is it, so here goes:

1. Live up to your responsibilities

Never shirk your responsibilities. Responsibility is something that you must assume voluntarily and once you’ve assumed it, life is no longer just about you, it transcends you – deeming it more meaningful.

2. Always keep your word

Your word is your bond. If