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Three things I learned about mature people

Maturity can be seen as the process of becoming better, more skilled, more knowledgeable, or more sophisticated. This is often a sign of growth and development.

Maturity is often used to refer to a person’s feelings and thoughts when they are faced with certain situations. So, it is said that a person has reached his/her maturity level when they have thought through problems and feels capable of handling them.

Some people mature at a faster rate than others, but in general, most people reach maturity by age 25. When this happens, the person becomes more confident about themselves and their ability to handle things.

I have observed that there are three common signs of mature people:

1. Mature people no longer complain about how life is unfair

People who are not mature tend to develop an attitude of complaining. This is because they can’t imagine their life without complaining. It becomes an integral part of their life to the point where it has become a habit. They use it every time they are faced with a situation that makes them frustrated or when they feel unheard. The complaining attitude in them makes sure that they do not let their emotions get in the way of acting on things and instead it lets them out by complaining to someone who will listen.

When you are mature, you find that you are happier with the life you have, and less likely to complain about what is unfair or wrong.

You start to feel gratitude for the things in your life that others would complain about. You feel grateful for your loved ones, friends, and even strangers that are willing to help you when you need it. You start to see the good in everything and realize how lucky you are compared to those who don’t have anything.

A lot of people tend to complain because they think it will help them get what they want. But what these people don’t realize is that by complaining, they’re just worsening their situation because no one wants to work or be in a relationship with a person who complains all the time.

With fewer complaints, everyone wins.

2. Mature people fix problems on their own

When it comes to maturity, self-reliance is the answer. If you want to be mature, you need to be able to do your work independently and still do well. You must have the self-reliance skills that will help you in different situations.

Fixing your problems on your own can be a good thing. It gives you a sense of accomplishment and it strengthens your sense of self-worth. However, some people struggle with the idea of solving their problems because they always want to avoid responsibility, avoid feeling guilty, and so on.

Some people don’t take care of their problems on their own. When they know that there are people out there who can help them, they avoid taking the first step and opt for someone to do the work for them. There is an important lesson in self-reliance, which we all have to learn at some point — that there are no shortcuts in life.

3. Mature people stay calm when things don’t go according to plan

We should not strive for perfection. That’s not always possible, and even if it is, it’s too narrow a goal. And when we keep calm in difficult situations and take one step at a time instead of getting overwhelmed, we achieve more than we would have otherwise.

Maturity shows people how they can handle difficult situations such as work-related stress or pressure. The general advice is to keep calm and composed in any way possible. Staying calm is important for anyone who is dealing with a demanding set of responsibilities at work or home because they help you to stay centred on tasks that need your attention.

Being composed and keeping a clear head is essential for success. One of the most important skills found in a mature person is to have the ability to stay calm and composed in the face of adversity.

It’s not easy to stay calm when things don’t go according to plan. Staying composed is rare, and it takes a lot of energy and effort for people to stay composed in difficult situations. But staying calm is necessary for different sets of situations in life that we come across. When you are feeling frustrated or stressed during a difficult time, take care of yourself by regaining control which can be tried by taking deep breaths. Try not to react too quickly; give your mind time to process what is happening. Take solace in knowing that others have been through what you are going through now.

Three things I learned about mature people was originally published in Dancing Elephants Press on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.