One Important Lesson We Can All Learn from Americans; Why Americans Grow Faster

Renuka Gavrani
6 min readMay 31, 2023

As a child, I had a dream of visiting the United States. It used to fascinate me. Like there is something about that country that used to fuel me.

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I grew up in a developing country with people around me talking about how life is luxurious and easy in America. There were films and books that used to compare life in India vs life in America.

There is no doubt that there is something about America that makes you want to dream big, live wildly, and accept new ideas. And that something used to attract me to America as well. It still does sometimes.

As a kid, I used to think that Americans invent and the rest of the nations just adopt. I used to think that Americans are the smartest people. But I was wrong.

America is not great because it invents. America is great because it adapts faster. And this one lesson from, if you learn, Americans, will change your life.

America is Open-Minded & Opportunistic:

America invented stress. I know some Americans might get triggered but hear me out.

America is not known for peace, health, or satisfaction. America is known for achieving more, being more, becoming more, and finding a purpose in life…



Renuka Gavrani

I talk about slow & Intentional living - taking you closer to a happy life. I am a published author of the book 'The Art of Being Alone':