9 Signs You’re Going to Die Happy. Email Everyone dies, but not everyone truly lives.
Last week, at my friend Haley’s funeral, her husband stood up to deliver her eulogy and said, “Life is the leading cause of death, and Haley LIVED her life, passionately. She died doing what she loved to do. If she didn’t do what she loved, she may not have died yesterday, but she wouldn’t have truly lived either.” His words immediately reminded me of the opening lines to one of my favorite entries in my grandmother’s journal: “I have seen and touched and danced and sung and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly.
What does it mean to truly live? Perhaps… to someday die happy, with zero regrets of how you have lived. And that means… 1. Where’s your will to be weird? Truth be told, it’s not weird to be weird. One of the most influential sources of both peace and happiness is simply being comfortable with who you really are. Being unapologetically YOU is worth it! 2. 3. 4. Letting go is often a step forward. 40 Amazing Things You Will Never Forget. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email “There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” ―Albert Einstein “Today I am celebrating my 90th birthday. Those are the opening lines to an email I received this morning from a reader named Mary Ann. Mary Ann’s words of wisdom remind me that there will always be ups and downs in life, but ultimately, at the end of the day, that’s what makes each of us who we are. So pay attention to your outlook on life. Flowing and working through life’s great challenges. – No matter what happens, do your best and smile. Your turn… Truth be told, talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. What makes life amazing? Leave a comment below and share your thoughts.
Photo by: Hamish Irvine If you enjoyed this article, check out our new best-selling book. 18 Chances You Will Not Regret Taking in Life. In life you get just about as many chances as you’re willing to take.
Almost two decades ago, when I told my grandmother I was worried about taking a chance and regretting my choice, she hugged me and said, “Trust me, honey, that’s not what you’re going to regret when you’re my age. If anything, you will likely kick yourself a little for not taking more chances on the infinite number of opportunities you have today.” And the older I get, the more I realize how right my grandmother was. Life is about trusting yourself and taking chances, losing and finding happiness, learning from experience, appreciating the memories, and realizing that every step is worth your while… But you’ve got to be willing to take each step.
40 Amazing Things You Will Never Forget. 18 Chances You Will Not Regret Taking in Life. 28 Dignified Ways to Impress Everyone Around You. Post written by: Marc Chernoff Email Far more often than any of us like to admit, our actions are driven by an inner desire to impress other people.
This desire is often reflected in the brand name products we use, the bars and restaurants we frequent, the houses and cars we buy and the careers we choose. But are name brand products, fancy bars, houses and cars really that impressive? What about a person who holds an elite position in a career field they dislike? Why? Consider the following questions: He drives a Porsche, but can he truly afford the car payment? You get the idea. Now take a moment and imagine a person who loves what he does for a living, smiles frequently and bleeds passion in every breath he takes. Here are 28 dignified ways to impress everyone around you. We make a living by what we get. Be authentic. 50 Quotes to Help You Let Go and Live. Post written by: Angel Chernoff Email “Some people believe holding on and hanging in there are signs of great strength.
However, there are times when it takes much more strength to know when to let go and then do it.” ―Ann Landers Letting go doesn’t mean you don’t care about someone or something anymore; it’s just realizing that the only thing you truly have control over is yourself, right here, right now. Here are 50 quotes gathered from recent entries in our blog archive that will help you let go and live well. As we grow older and wiser, we begin to realize what we need and what we need to leave behind. Your turn… What’s your favorite quote or personal saying that has helped you let go and live well? Photo by: Foxspain Fotografia If you enjoyed this article, check out our new best-selling book. 11 Things Everyone Needs You to Know.
“One love, one heart, one destiny.”
-Bob Marley A silhouette of a human being stands before you. Perhaps an old friend. Perhaps a neighbor. Perhaps a perfect stranger, like me.