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Be Happy

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

How to Be Happy...

1 -Make up your mind to be happy. Learn to find pleasure in simple things.

2- Make the best of your circumstances. No one has everything , and everyone has something of sorrow intermingled with gladness of life. The trick is to make the laughter outweigh the tears.

3 -Don't take yourself too seriously. Don't think that somehow you should be protected from misfortune that befalls other people.

4 -You can't please everybody. Don't let criticism worry you.

5 -Don't let your neighbor set your standards. Be yourself.

6 -Do the things you enjoy doing , but stay out of debt.

7- Never borrow trouble. Imaginary things are harder to bear than real ones.

8- Since hate poisons the soul , do not cherish jealously , enmity , grudges . Avoid people who make you unhappy.

9 -Have many interests. If you can't travel , read about new places.

10 -Don't hold postmortems. Don't spend your time brooding over sorrows or mistakes. Don't be one who never gets over things.

11- Do what you can for those less fortunate than yourself.

12 -Keep busy at something . A busy person never has time to be unhappy.

Robert Louis Stevenson.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
CHATTIEGIRL 3/31/2012 6:41PM

    Hi John;

You look great and thanks for the laugh. We can't live in our own world, we have to spread our wings and fly. Have a great day, love life and live it well. God bless you always.

Smile Joyce

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BROWNCOFIDDLER 3/25/2012 12:39PM

    Love this blog. It's so true. Thanks for posting it. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JADOMB 3/10/2012 12:25PM

    Another great post my friend.

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JOANNANOW 3/7/2012 10:38PM

    Love you! The new photo is wonderful. Keep on being the positive force that you are. You make the world a better place! emoticon

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NWFL59 3/7/2012 8:21PM

    Thanks for the humor. Be Happy!

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NATURALROCKS 3/7/2012 8:04PM

    emoticon I needed this reminder today emoticon

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PRIN1978 3/7/2012 7:17PM

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LGAR519 3/7/2012 3:25PM

    12 very good points!

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    Sound word's of advice.

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TWEETYKC00 3/7/2012 2:49PM

    Like your blog and love that picture with the message!

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L*I*T*A* 3/7/2012 2:38PM

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BJPENNY70 3/7/2012 2:32PM

    I love this blog. Thank you!

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GOPINTOS 3/7/2012 2:20PM

    Enjoyed this. Thanks for sharing!

Smile & Enjoy the Rest of Your Day!
Melinda (GoPintos)
Dr. Oz Show Fans

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