2. “Everything Happens for a Reason” is BS

Dec 26, 2021

by: Navneet Mann

How many times have you been at the bottom of the barrel and overwhelmed by all the stuff life was throwing at you, only to hear someone comfort you with, “its okay, everything happens for a reason”? 


No, everything doesn’t always happen for a greater reason or purpose, there isn’t always a grand scheme, sometimes things just happen and we have to learn how to deal. 


In this episode, I’ll share with you one of the biggest lessons I’ve ever learned through one of the biggest tragedies of my life. 


This episode will teach you how to take control and not wait around to to figure out the reason behind a negative situation. You’ll learn strategies you can implement today, to reframe your mind and look for the lesson so you can grow from every difficult situation. 


You will never look at negative situation the same way! 

What you’ll hear in this episode:

  • Stop reacting to life and create the life you want
  • There is no greater reason behind a difficult situation – everything is cause and effect
  • Learn to take control of your reactions allow life to happen for you, not at you
  • Reframe your mind to look for a lesson in each negative situation 
  • Learn to grow from adverse events and become stronger and more resilient 





Episode Breakdown: Why "Everything Happens for a Reason" is BS


1:49: Reacting to life vs. creating life yourself 

3:24: Cause and effect – if you do something, you’re creating a subsequent effect 

4:19: If there is a negative event happening, you can learn something from it

7:08: Reframing the way you see negative situations 

7:57: Starting to look for lessons in every situation changed me as a person 

9:07: Learn to take control of your own life 

9:48: How can you carry yourself forward to become more resilient 

10:18: The distinction – allowing life to happened to you vs. for you 

12:35: Don’t just hide and wait for your turn, make sh*t happen

13:16: Sometimes things just suck… 

14:49: I had to figure out how to move forward

15:15: Stop and reframe, and think about the good stuff and lesson I could take from the situation 

15:50: Recap – three things to focus on

17:10: If you want happiness to follow your success, start living life on your own terms 

19:10: You’re so successful and accomplished, you deserve to be happy




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