Wednesday, January 30, 2008

46 Ways To A Better Life

1. Begin and end your day with God. Thank God for the Gift of Life.
2. Spend a few minutes everyday with yourself: meditate, recollect and reflect.
3. Smile often. Laugh a lot. Cry once in a while.
4. Learn to control your emotions.
5. Remember friends and loved ones on special occasions.
6. Strive, strike and never yield. Do more. Need less.
7. Take time to smell the flowers.
8. Speak kind words. See the good in others.
9. Live each day as it comes along.
10. Be a good instrument of God.
11. Don't expect too much from life.
12. Reach out to others and share God's blessings.
13. Listen more. Talk less.
14. Dream big.
15. Count not the years added to your life but the life added to your years.
16. Realize that you cannot please everybody.
17. Don't compare yourself with others.
18. Think twice before you say or do something.
19. Be patient with your dealings.
20. Accept people for what they are and what you want them to be.
21. Believe that nothing happens to you that God and you cannot handle together.
22. Make your past a gateway to your present and future.
23. Life is not a contest. Walk briskly. Don't run.
24. Presume and assume nothing.
25. Appreciate the rainbow and birds in the sky. Be a nature lover.
26. Be happy. Spread joy and happiness.
27. Be grateful for little or big favors done by friends in the past.
28. Create a book of memories.
29. Come to terms with yourself. Be at peace with the world.
30. Focus more on the positive side of things rather than the negative.
31. Don't be a perfectionist in an imperfect world.
32. When you're in the Philippines, live like a Filipino.
33. Enjoy the fruits of your labor. Take time to pamper yourself.
34. Avoid hurting people.
35. Stay calm amid anger or turbulence.
36. Eat and drink moderately.
37. Know your limitations.
38. Spend time with your family and loved ones.
39. Grow old gracefully with time.
40. Enjoy what you have in life.
41. Follow the scout's motto: Be prepared always.
42. Go with the flow.
43. Say "I love you" to your loved ones everyday. ;)
44. Live life to the fullest.
45. Don't take life seriously - no one comes out of it alive anyway... :D
46. Don't try too hard, the best things come when you least expect it.