Throw out non-essential numbers. This includes age, weight and
height. Let the doctors worry about them. That is why you pay them.
Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down. If you really
need a grouch, there are probably a few dozen of your relatives to do
|Keep learning. Learn more about the
computer, crafts, gardening ...
whatever. Just never let the brain idle.
Enjoy the simple things. When the children are young...
that is all that you can afford. When they are in college... that is all
that you can afford. When they are grown and you are on retirement...
that is all that you can afford!
Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath. Laugh so
much that you can be tracked in the store by your distinctive laughter.
The tears happen. Endure, grieve, and move on. The only person who is
with us our entire life is ... ourselves.
Surround yourself with what you love, whether it is family, pets,
keepsakes, music, plants, hobbies ... whatever. Your home is your
Cherish your health. If it is good ... preserve it. If it is unstable
... improve it. If it is beyond what you can improve ... get help.
Don't take guilt trips. Go to the mall, the next county, a foreign
country... but not guilt.
Tell the people you love, that you love them ... at every opportunity.
|Life is not measured by the number of breaths we
take, but by the moments that take our breath away.