The following are some excerpts from an article entitled, ‘You Only Have So Many Tomorrows’, geared towards those of us who make it to the end stage of life. I’ve taken some suggestions that may be useful to those of you who have just begun to live …
It's so easy to be seduced by a stable salary, a solid routine and a comfortable life, but at what expense?
Don't become a doctor/lawyer/nurse/therapist just because it's what your family or friends expect of you.
Doing something you love to do is deeply, emotionally satisfying. Remember, if you love your work, you'll never work a day in your life!
We're always busy working, doing chores, talking on the phone, texting, surfing the internet or playing video games.
Put down all of the devices; leave work and chores to tomorrow; and enjoy this moment in time to its fullest.
Wake up and realize that financial success or career accomplishment doesn't necessarily equal a happy, fulfilled life.
… research has shown that eating healthy, exercising more, and staying away from bad habits like smoking and drinking too much will keep you healthier.
The consequences of taking people for granted are always difficult to deal with.
The saying "You don't know what you have until it's gone" is one of the most truthful statements ever made.
Whether it's your spouse, friend, family member, child, your health or simply your youth, appreciate every single one no matter how trivial it may be.
When singer Warren Zevon, was asked after his diagnosis of terminal cancer at age 55 what advice he could give to people, his simple answer was, "Enjoy every sandwich."
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