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Yummy! A Small Taste of Your True Self - (www.lovestruehome.com)‬‏ 8 Harsh Truths that Will Improve Your Life - Dumb Little Man. They say life is what we make of it. By the end of this post, I hope to have helped you decide whether that statement is true or not. There is no doubt that life has its ups and downs. However, how we deal with them can sometimes make all the difference. Today I want to share eight harsh truths that I’ve come to learn from life. There’s also a message in each that I think we can all learn from, and when applied, will improve our lives infinitely. Some of these lessons may be old-hat for you. If so, look for ways to refine the idea to ensure your getting the most out of it.

Friends will always come and go in your life; even though I’m back in the UK now, all my friends are in university around the country and not exactly in meeting distance. Important Lesson:There are an abundance of amazing people out there for you to meet and build relationships with. Important Lesson: Don’t look for happiness in material possessions and if things don’t go your way, learn to accept them. The Eight Irresistible Principles of Fun. The 5.75 Questions You've Been Avoiding - by Michael Bungay Stanier.

21 Habits of Happy People. Contributed by Cindy Holbrook “Happiness is a habit – cultivate it.” ~ Elbert Hubbar Happiness is one aspiration all people share. No one wants to be sad and depressed. We’ve all seen people who are always happy – even amidst agonizing life trials. I’m not saying happy people don’t feel grief, sorrow or sadness; they just don’t let it overtake their life. 1. Be thankful that you woke up alive each morning. 2. Surround yourself with happy, positive people who share your values and goals. 3. Accept others for who they are as well as where they are in life. 4. Keep up to date with the latest news regarding your career and hobbies. 5. Don’t wallow in self-pity. 6. Some statistics show that 80% of people dislike their jobs!

7. Take the time to see the beauty around you. 8. Don’t take yourself – or life to seriously. 9. Holding a grudge will hurt no one but you. 10. Develop an attitude of gratitude. 11. Always make sure your loved ones know you love them even in times of conflict. 12. 13. 14. Hey, c'mon. 10 Easy Ways to Become a Better Person - Manage Your Life on Shine.