Thursday, December 2, 2010

28 Secrets to Happiness

1 live beneath your means and within your seams
2 return everything you borrow
3 donate blood
4 stop blaming other people
5 admit it when you make a mistake
6 give all the clothes you haven't worn in the last 3 years to charity
7 every day do something nice and try not to get caught
8 listen more; talk less
9 every day take a 30 minute walk around your neighborhood
10 skip 2 meals a week and donate the money to a good cause
11 strive for excellence, not perfection
12 be on time
13 don't make excuses
14 don't argue
15 get organized
16 be kind to people
17 be even kinder to unkind people
18 let someone cut ahead of you in line
19 take time to be alone
20 reread a favorite book
21 cultivate good manners
22 be humble
23 understand and accept that life isn't always fair
24 know when to say something
25 know when to keep your mouth shut
26 don't criticize anyone for 24 hours
27 learn from the past, plan for the future, and live in the present
28 don't sweat the small stuff

-excerpt from The Simple Living Guide

I am going to focus on one thing each day this month.