13 Experiences' Life-Changing Downsides
“Just look on the bright side” is a decent piece of advice overall but, frankly, there are downsides to everything. For every incredible moment of your life, even in your happiest moment, there will always be something to complain about. Our desire to innovate makes us always see the ways that any situation can be improved. This might be depressing to think about, but when you're having a bad day, someone who is having a good day might be unlocking something worse into their life.
Sure, someone might get the chance to go to outer space, but will likely lose their fingernails in the process. Getting a writing job on Saturday Night Live could be a great career filled with interesting stories but also high stress and no free weekends. Statistically speaking, winning the lottery can be one of the worse things to ever happen to you.
Let's take a look at the downside of life that happens with these generally positive experiences.