Author Topic: Food for thought - What's life without happiness?  (Read 270 times)


Food for thought - What's life without happiness?
« on: Jun 02, 2013, 09:55 PM »

There's wisdom in OLD AGE!!!

Believe me or not, an old man/woman may not have taken formal education, what he/she has learned in his/her lifetime is enough to be a Prof Emeritus in Life's Lessons.

Collated by a 90 year old.

Make sure you read to the end !!!!!!

1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good.

2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.

3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.

4. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends, family and parents will. Stay in touch.

5. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.

6. Cry with someone. It's more healing than crying alone.

7. It's OK to get angry with God. He can take it.

8. Think/Save for retirement starting with your first salary.

9. Make peace with your past so it won't screw up the present.

10. It's OK to let your children see you cry.

11. Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.

12. If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn't be in it.

13. Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But don't worry; God never blinks.

14. Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.

15. Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful.

16. Whatever doesn't kill you really does make you stronger.

17. It's never too late to have a happy childhood. But the second one is up to you and no one else.

18.. When it comes to going after what you love in life, don't take no for an answer.

19. Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie. Don't save it for a special occasion. Today is special.

20. Over prepare, then go with the flow.

21. Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple.

22. The most important intercourse organ is the brain.

23. No one is in charge of your happiness but you.

24. Frame every so-called disaster with these words,
'In five years, will this matter?'

25. Experience gives her test before her lesson.

26. Forgive everyone everything.

27 What other people think of you is none of your business.

28. Time heals almost everything. Give time time.

29. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.

30. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.

31. Believe in miracles.

32. God loves you because of who God is,not because of anything you did or didn't do.

33. Don't audit life. Show up and make the most of it now.

34. Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting everywhere.

35. If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else's, we'd grab ours back.

36. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.

37. The best is yet to come...

38. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.

39. Yield.

40. Life isn't tied with a bow, but it's still a gift.

What's life without happiness???

... Laughter is the best medicine.