Thursday, September 04, 2008

Tips for a better life

>
> 1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is
> the
> ultimate anti-depressant.
>
> 2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. Buy a lock if you have
> to.
>
> 3. Buy a DVR and tape your late night shows and get more sleep.
>
> 4. When you wake up in the morning complete the following statement, 'My
> purpose is to __________ today.'
>
> 5. Live with the 3 E's -- Energy, Enthusiasm, and Empathy.
>
> 6. Play more games and read more books than you did in 2007.
>
> 7. Make time to practice meditation, yoga, tai chi, and prayer. They
> provide us with daily fuel for our busy lives.
>
> 8. Spend time with people over the age of 70 and under the age of 6.
>
> 9. Dream more while you are awake.
>
> 10. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is
> manufactured in plants.
>
> 11. Drink plenty of water.. Eat blueberries, wild Alaskan
> salmon, broccoli, almonds & walnuts.
>
> 12. Try to make at least three people smile each day.
>
> 13. Clear clutter from your house, your car, your desk and let new and
> flowing energy into your life.
>
> 14. Don't waste your precious energy on gossip, issues of
> the past, negative thoughts or things you cannot control. Instead invest
> your energy in the positive present moment.
>
> 15. Realize that life is a school and you are here to learn. Problems are
> simply part of the curriculum that appear and fade away like algebra class
> but the lessons you learn will last a lifetime.
>
> 16. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a
> college kid with a maxed out charge card.
>
> 17. Smile and laugh more. It will keep the energy flowing.
>
> 18. Life isn't fair, but it's still good.
>
> 19. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
>
> 20. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
>
> 21. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.
>
> 22. Make peace with your past so it won't spoil the present.
>
> 23. Don't compare your life to others'. You have no idea what their
> journey
> is all about.
>
> 24. No one is in charge of your happiness except you.
>
> 25. Frame every so-called disaster with these words: 'In five years, will
> this matter?'
>
> 26. Forgive everyone for everything.
>
> 27. What other people think of you is none of your business.
>
> 28. GOD heals almost everything.
>
> 29. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.
>
> 30. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will.
> Stay in touch.
>
> 31. Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful.
>
> 32. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.
>
> 33. The best is yet to come.
>
> 34. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
>
> 35. Do the right thing!
>
> 36. Call your friends often. (Or email them to death!!!) Hey I'm thinking
> of ya!
>
> 37. Each night before you go to bed complete the following statements: I
> am
> thankful for __________. Today I accomplished _________.
>
> 38. Remember that you are too blessed to be stressed.
>
> 39. Enjoy the ride. Remember this is not Disney World and you certainly
> don't want a fast pass. You only have one ride through life so make the
> most of it and enjoy the ride.
>
> 40. Please Forward this to everyone you care about
>
>
Thanks Barry & Louise D.

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