Tuesday, January 20, 2009

40 Tips for a Better Life

40 Tips for a Better Life - 2009 - Enjoy and Implement as
many as possible!

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.
3. Buy a DVR and tape your late night shows and get more
4. When you wake up in the morning complete the following
statement, My purpose is to __________ today.
5. Live with the 3 Es -- Energy, Enthusiasm, and Empathy.
6. Play more games and read more books than you did in
7. Make time to practice meditation and prayer. They
provide us with daily fuel for our busy lives.
8. Spend time with people over the age of 60 and under the
age of six.
9. Dream more while you are awake.
10. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants. Eat less
food that is manufactured in plants.
11. Drink green tea and 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 garage, your car,
your desk and let new and flowing energy into your life.
14. Don't waste your precious energy on gossip, or
issues of the past, negative thoughts or things you cannot
control. Instead, invest your energy in the positive present
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 NEGATIVE BLUES
18. Life isn't fair, but it is 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
22. Make peace with your past so it won't spoil the
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 it matter?
26. Forgive everyone for everything.
27. What other people think of you is none of your
28. REMEMBER GOD heals 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
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 family and a neighbor often. (Or email them
to death!!!)
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. I just

Monday, January 19, 2009