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How to Stay Young

Monday, May 09, 2011

1. Throw out nonessential numbers. This includes age, weight and height. Let the doctors worry about them. That is why you pay them.

2. Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down.

3. Keep learning. Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever. Never let the brain idle.

4. Enjoy the simple things.

5. Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath.

6. The tears happen. Endure, grieve, and move on. The only person who is with us our entire life, is ourselves. Be ALIVE while you are alive.

7. Surround yourself with what you love, whether it's family, pets, keepsakes, music, plants, hobbies, whatever. Your home is your refuge.

8. 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.

9. Don't take guilt trips. Take a trip to the mall, even to the next county; to a foreign country but NOT to where the guilt is.

10. Tell the people you love that you love them, at every opportunity.

AND ALWAYS REMEMBER:
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.
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MARIANTONIA2 5/15/2011 9:39AM

    Very wise comments!

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NTSOHLTHNT 5/13/2011 7:40PM

    Great advice! Thanks for sharing!

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BEATLETOT 5/10/2011 10:03AM

    I've read this before, but it's so good that I love seeing it! Thank you for posting it!

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ALICERIEGER 5/10/2011 9:33AM

    Wonderful Advice. Now if I can just remember it.

God Bless

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YIGOBUTTERFLY 5/10/2011 8:21AM

    Great ideas.

Thanks for sharing.

Jane on Guam

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NELLIEBLUE 5/9/2011 11:15PM

    What a wonderful blog, hope I can remember all those statements.


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JSPEED4 5/9/2011 9:55PM

    Yeaaaay! I'm copying this! emoticon

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