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27 lessons I’ve learned in 27 years

27 lessons I’ve learned in 27 years
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Quote On Neglect People do what people actually want to do. This simple statement holds itself to be true in 99% of peoples lives. If a person really wants to do a certain thing, and they have their heart set on it, then more than likely they will accomplish it. This especially holds true in a lot of relationships you may encounter, if you haven't already encountered it. When someone doesn't show up when they say they will, always cancels plans, or just doesn't come around even though they have ample opportunity to, chances are they really don't want to be a part of your life. Realizing and accepting this may be a very hard pill to swallow, but is essential for ones happiness.

10 simple ways to save yourself from messing up your life - Stepcase Lifehack Stop taking so much notice of how you feel. How you feel is how you feel. It’ll pass soon. What you’re thinking is what you’re thinking. Adrian Savage is a writer, an Englishman, and a retired business executive, in that order. Read full content

16 Things I Wish They Had Taught Me in School I am 28 now. I don’t think about the past or regret things much these days. But sometimes I wish that I had known some of things I have learned over the last few years a bit earlier. That perhaps there had been a self-improvement class in school. Because some of these 16 things in this article a teacher probably spoke about in class. Some of it would probably not have stuck in my mind anyway. But I still think that taking a few hours from all those German language classes and use them for some personal development classes would have been a good idea. So here are 16 things I wish they had taught me in school (or I just would like to have known about earlier). 1. This is one of the best ways to make better use of your time. So a lot of what you do is probably not as useful or even necessary to do as you may think. You can just drop – or vastly decrease the time you spend on – a whole bunch of things. 2. You can do things quicker than you think. So focus your time on finding solutions. 3. 4.

100 Ways To Develop Your Mind | Change your thoughts This weeks Sunday Siesta has been postponed as I have been working all weekend on this article. It’s my longest article ever at over 4500 words but I think it was worth the time and the effort. I have been resisting doing this post for a while now. However, it kept niggling away at the back of my mind and I kept getting more and more ideas to add to it so here it is. I was originally inspired to do this by Dragos Roua who wrote a great post 100 Ways to Live a Better Life and who was inspired by Mike King in this great post 100 Ways To Be A Better Leader who was inspired by Armen Shirvanian: 100 Ways to Show Boldness who was inspired by the maniac who started it all Luciano Passuello and his post Tackling Any Issue With A List Of 100 So here I am with 100 Ways to Develop Your Mind 1. If there’s one thing that will change your thoughts quicker than anything else, it’s facing your fears. 2. A lot of people have difficulty in standing up for themselves. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Read “Zen and the Art of Happiness” by Chris Prentiss.This book will give you the knowledge and instruction to be happy at all times regardless of the circumstances.

Important Things I've Learned From Kids This page is brought to you by UC Berkeley Parents Network Back to the Jokes & Quotes Collection (author unknown) 1. It's more fun to color outside the lines. 2. The opinions and statements expressed on this page are those of parents who belong to the UC Berkeley Parents Network and should not be taken as a position of or endorsement by the University of California, Berkeley.

How To Train Yourself To Be In The Mood You Want Dec 27, 2010 When you have major changes going on in your life, or you’re just frustrated about where you are, it’s easy to get trapped in a cycle of depression, bad moods and frustration. I know, I’ve been there … and when I’m not careful, I still get there more than I want to. But when I’ve had a particularly hard time, I hit these moments where I’m in a foul mood, or I’m just feeling paralyzed, and I’m just stuck. Sometimes I just stew in that and stay there, but sometimes I actually get intelligent and pull my way out of it. I’m going to outline the framework that I’ve been using successfully to really get myself resourceful and motivated (and in a better mood) when I’m feeling stuck. First Up: Using A Framework to Escape From Paralyzing Emotions When we feel bad, it’s hard to “feel good” again. The reason for this is that steps take the emotion out of our situation and give us direction to simply act. A: AGREE With Yourself That You Don’t Want To Be In This Mood Right Now. Dave

10 Sentences that Can Change Your Life The power of a sentence is tremendous. A single destructive sentence can ruin somebody’s life, make your day, or change your mood. Fortunately, there are some sentences that can give us power to go on. We have sorted out 10 powerful sentences that can change your life for the better. #1 “People aren’t against you; they are for themselves.” #2 “Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world.” #3 “You learn more from failure than from success; don’t let it stop you. #4 “The most dangerous risk of all – The risk of spending your life not doing what you want on the bet you can buy yourself the freedom to do it later” #5 “Go where you’re celebrated, not where you’re tolerated.” #6 “The person that you will spend the most time with in your life is yourself, so you better try to make yourself as interesting as possible.” #7 “If you accept your limitations you go beyond them.” #8 “People often say that motivation doesn’t last. #10 “Comfort is the enemy of achievement.”

15 Simple Ways to Overcome Anger Courtesy of ThinkSimpleNow.com Can you recall the last time you were really angry at someone? So much so that you were physically shaken just at the thought of them? Even the most gentle of personalities can temporarily turn into a vindictive rascal, if pushed far enough. A friend of mine is going through a divorce with a spouse who is unreasonably prolonging the process. Through helping him come to a place of understanding and forgiveness of his ex-spouse with love, compassion and humility (we had to dig deep), I realized that the same tools can be used in dealing with other negative emotions. For sake of simplicity, we will use anger as the target emotion to overcome. Why Do We Feel Like Crap? Anger doesn’t feel very good. The answer is: Very easily. Emotion is our body’s response to a thought, which could be triggered by an external situation. For example, we feel very little emotion when someone else loses their wallet. Common Ingredients of Anger: The Fundamentals of Change 1. 2. 1.

12 Kids Party Tips From a Celebrity Event Planner Party City's punky princess party calls for balloons, funky hats and tutus everywhere! Credit: Party City Never ones to turn down a great party, ParentDish was all too happy to take party specialty retailer Party City up on its offer to host an all-expenses paid mother/daughter trip to Hilton Head, S.C., earlier this month for a whirlwind of family festivities. Party City partnered with celebrity event and home stylist Tara Riceberg to throw the event, and we suffered for our craft, attending seven parties in three days. Use pinatas as fences or decorations. Put this advice to use and you'll be saving money while dazzling your guests with your creativity and party-throwing know-how. 1. So, try taping streamers to the windows in a criss-cross pattern or hanging plastic tablecloths on the walls. "Put décor down on the floor," Riceberg adds, "so you really get a full effect." For a punky princess party, place tutus over lamp shades or hang them from ceiling fans. 2. 3. Don't go in there! 4.

Dear Young Me, Dear Young Me, I still don't know what the hell to tell you. -Older Me. I miss you.. -sincerely, me Tell him that you love him and that he did make a difference. -Forever Missing Remember that all good things take time. -A more patient self Dear Young Know It All Me, Listen to your older sister when she tells you to run from him. -Love, Older Still Learning Me he's not worth it. i promise you. don't feel stupid because you did nothing wrong. just move on and focus on the one right in front of you who has been there all along. -a heartbroken you When you've got a guy who's your been your best friend for 3 years; marry him as soon as you can. -The Heartbroken "Mature" You Everything really does happen for a reason, even though to this day you still might not know what that reason was. -Content Me

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