I know what you’re thinking: “This better not be another article telling me to ‘never give up on my dreams no matter what’ or trying to sell me some ‘secret success’ tip to live every day like it’s my last.”
Nah. We previously addressed the fact that every day can’t be awesome and why that’s OK. Rest assured this short article can actually be useful too.
I present to you . . .
The Number One Rule to Not Suck at Life, in Only Four Words: don’t be an asshole.
It’s that simple, but apparently it’s not easy.
There’s no shortage of assholes in the world today, and that’s why this rule is so important. It is the one rule to rule them all.
Before we proceed, let’s clarify what it means to “be an asshole.” First, I certainly do not mean speaking your mind, being brutally honest, saying “no” when you don’t want to do something, respectfully sharing your opinion, or standing up for yourself or others. I would never suggest you walk through life on eggshells or ask permission to do the things you want to do.
Some people think being direct, honest, and unwavering is the same as being an asshole; I most certainly do not.
When I say “being an asshole” I…