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Life is about choices and decisions we make.


Like a road, life is. There are long and short trails, crooked and straight roads, smooth and rocky roads, etc. As we travel through life, numerous routes will come our way. There are paths that can take you to a happy existence as a single person, marriage, and religious service. There are also paths that can lead to isolation and poverty on the one hand, or celebrity and money on the other. There are paths leading to joy as well as paths leading to sorrow, paths leading to triumph and jubilation as well as paths leading to failure and disappointment.

Life has turns, detours, and forks just like any other road. A crossroad is conceivably the most confusing road you could come across. Which road will you choose if there are just four options and you have no idea where they will lead? What makes us certain that we will make the proper decision along the way? If you were in front of a junction, would you choose to take any road or just remain there? There are no promises made. Before you take a route, you can never fully know where it will take you. There are no promises made. One of the most crucial truths about life that you must grasp is this. Nobody asserted that choosing to act morally constantly would result in happiness. Even the deepest love cannot guarantee that it will be reciprocated. Getting rich and famous does not ensure happiness. It’s not always a bad thing to accept a recommendation from a powerful superior to halt your ascent up the corporate ladder, especially if you are extremely qualified and competent. There are simply too many potential outcomes for you to be able to control. the only thing you can control are your decisions that you will take, as well as how you would behave and respond in certain circumstances.

In retrospect, bad mistakes are always made. Would you have made the same choice if you had realized you were making the incorrect choice? Maybe not, but why would you chose a road that would lead you astray? Why would you choose a course of action if you already knew it wasn’t the best one? You only become aware of a decision’s soundness after you have made it and given it some thought. You made the right choice if the outcomes or consequences are favorable to you. Otherwise, you made the wrong choice.

Since there are no guarantees in life and you can’t know if a choice is the right one until after you’ve made it, you might as well take a chance. It is unquestionably preferable to remaining in limbo. While it is true that one wrong turn could lead to becoming lost, a mistake turn could also present an opportunity for an adventure and open up further pathways. It all depends on your point of view. You can choose to be a lost traveler or an unintentional life tourist. However, exercise caution to avoid making rash conclusions. It’s not foolish or careless to take chances. When faced with a crossroads in life, the following advice may be helpful to you:

Find out as much as you can about your circumstance. When you know so little about the issue at hand, it is impossible to find the confidence to make a choice. Ask the five W`s, just like a news reporter would: what, who, when, where, and why. What is the circumstance. Who are the parties concerned? What time did this occur? Where is all of this going? What brought you to this point? These are but a few of the questions you can consider asking to learn more about your circumstance. This is crucial. Lack of knowledge of a situation is frequently the cause of hesitation.

Choose and develop an alternative. What choices does the scenario present to you? Sometimes there are few possibilities, and other times there are many. But what do you do when you believe that there are no other options available? At this point, you should invent your own options. Make your mind creative. Consider all possibilities, no matter how straightforward or intricate they may seem. Never dismiss anything out of hand when an idea strikes you. The most absurd notion could occasionally turn out to be the best one. If you’re having trouble, ask a friend to help you brainstorm additional ideas. However, make sure that you ultimately come to a choice on your own.

Consider the benefits and drawbacks of each choice. Consider the advantages and cons of each choice before making a decision. You have a better understanding of the effects of this choice in this way. Put your trust in yourself and take that action.

It’s time to put your trust in yourself now that you’ve evaluated your possibilities. Keep in mind that there are no assurances and that bad decisions are always discovered after the fact. Decide, decide, and then trust that you are making the best decision possible at this time. Be prepared to deal with the results of your choice, both good and bad. It might lead you to a promising location or a troublesome region. However, what matters most is that you have made the decision to live your life, as opposed to being a spectator or a passive audience to your own life. Only time will tell if it was the right choice. But regardless of the conclusion, do not reject it. instead, take lessons from it and keep in mind that you will always have the opportunity to choose differently in the future.


Sandamini Wijesinghe

Sandamini Wijesinghe

Student of NENASALA . After A/L Student in President`s collage in Minuwangoda. Interest for JAPANESE,ENGLISH and TAMIL.

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