34 Simple Life Lessons

  1. When in doubt, wait, then just take the next small step.
  2. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
  3. Pay off your credit cards every month.
  4. You don’t have to win every argument.
  5. Cry with someone. It’s more healing than crying alone.
  6. Save for retirement, starting with your first paycheck.
  7. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
  8. Make peace with your past so it won’t screw up the present.
  9. It’s OK to let your children see you cry.
  10. Don’t compare your life to others’. You have no idea what their journey’s about.
  11. Life is too short for pity parties.
  12. It’s never too late to have a happy childhood. The second one is up to you.
  13. When it comes to going after what you love in life, don’t take no for an answer.
  14. Indulge in little pleasures and don’t save it for a special occasion. Today is special
  15. The most important sex organ is the brain.
  16. No one is in charge of your happiness except you.
  17. Frame every so-called disaster with these words: “In 5 years, will this matter?”
  18. Forgive.
  19. Time heals almost everything.
  20.  Regardless of the situation is, it will change.
  21. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch.
  22. Believe in miracles.
  23. Whatever doesn’t kill you really does make you stronger.
  24. Growing old beats the alternative — dying young.
  25. Your children get only one childhood. Make it memorable.
  26. Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting everywhere..
  27. Get rid of anything that isn’t useful, beautiful or joyful.
  28. All that truly matters in the end is that you loved.
  29. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.
  30. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up, and show up.
  31. Breathe. It calms the mind.
  32. If you don’t ask, you don’t get.
  33. Life is a gift
  34. The sun  still shines above the clouds.

What else would you add as a woman sage who has experienced life? Add in your comments, love to hear your pearl of wisdom!

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