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Friday, January 18, 2013

This was written by Eric Stonestreet, an Emmy Award-Winning Actor



follow your fear

prepare don't plan

do what you say



know what you don't know

don't hold yourself to other people's standards

own a pet



call your parents

create a comfortable living space

be happy for other people



cultivate friendships

stand up for those who can't stand up for themselves

understand what realistic expectations are



don't lie

get to know your gut and then listen to it



say you're sorry before you're too embarrassed to

always wear clean underwear

be on time



be nice to receptionists



appreciate other people's talents

identify people who don't have your best interests in mind

people will disappoint you



people will amaze you

people will inspire you



overlisten

you will disappoint people

you will amaze people

you will inspire people



don't drink too much alcohol

remember that the old lady who's taking forever in line is someone's grandma

be curious

ask questiolns

give yourself a break



have truthful conversations with yourself

think about your day in the shower

reflect on your day before you fall asleep

reward yourself from time to time



silence can be golden

have someone you admire evaluate your handshake

be humbly confident

smell good

don't let the highs be too high, so the lows aren't too low



get to know you

learn to like you

let people love you

no one does you better than you



want what you have and you'll have what you want

lead with justice and judge with mercy





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EENLIGHTENING 1/21/2013 9:17AM

    What a great blog! Thanks for the great reminders. I will call my step-mom and step-dad! My birth parents have passed on, but the timing of your post is perfect. I love the quote "The body hears everything the mind says." Everything begins with a thought and the body stores the beliefs in the cellular memory. We might as well make it good. emoticon

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1BEACHWALKER 1/20/2013 10:01PM

    emoticon Loved the one about when someone says you've changed -you have stopping living life their way.... emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JANEMARIE77 1/20/2013 8:24AM

    great list thank you

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MPETERSON2311 1/19/2013 2:45PM

    awesome! I love the "to do: get out of rut" picture

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1HAPPYSUSAN 1/19/2013 1:07PM

    Absolutely fabulous! Thank you for sharing this!!

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TATTER3 1/19/2013 7:49AM

    Thanks for sharing!

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1CRAZYDOG 1/18/2013 10:30PM

    I love this!

Wishing you rniece success in Cuba. And appreciate your visiting my page!!

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COLLEENROSTE 1/18/2013 10:01PM

    thanks for sharing--words we need to remember every day

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LINDA! 1/18/2013 9:51PM

    Another great blog!!

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MORTICIAADDAMS 1/18/2013 9:18PM

    Loved this and some of it I needed to hear today. LOL.

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