Friday, October 24, 2008

Live Your Life

★Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant.
★Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. Buy a lock if you have to.
★Get more sleep.
★When you wake up in the morning complete the following statement, 'My purpose is to______ today'.
★Live with the 3 E's -- Energy, Enthusiasm, and Empathy.
★Play more games and read more books than you did in 2007.
★Spend time with people over the age of 70 and under the age of 6.
★Dream more while you are awake.
★Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants.
★Try to make at least three people smile each day.
★Clear clutter from your house, your car, your desk and let new and flowing energy into your life.
★Don't waste your precious energy on gossip, energy vampires, issues of the past, negative thoughts or things you cannot control. Instead invest your energy in the positive present moment.
★Realize that life is a school and you are here to learn.
★Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a college kid with a maxed out charge card.
★Life isn't fair, but it's still good.
★Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
★Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
★You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree..
★Make peace with your past so it won't spoil the present.
★Don't compare your life to others'. You have no idea what their journey is all about.
★No one is in charge of your happiness except you.
★Frame every so-called disaster with these words: 'In five years, will this matter?
★Forgive everyone for everything.
★What other people think of you is none of your business.
★Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch.
★Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful.
★Each night before you go to bed complete the following statements: I am thankful for_____. Today I accomplished_____.
★Remember that you are too blessed to be stressed.
★Enjoy the ride. You only have one ride through life so make the most of it and enjoy the ride.

Author Unknown


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Haha said...

I have this printed out and on my wall at work to remind me!

One Wink at a Time said...

Some wonderful words of advice here. I'm really needin' some of this right now. Thanks!