Wednesday, January 06, 2010

2010 Handbook...

1. Drink plenty of water.
2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar.
3. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants..
4. Live with the 3 E's -- Energy, Enthusiasm and Empathy
5. Make time to pray.
6. Play more games
7. Read more books than you did in 2009 .
8. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day
9. Sleep for 7 hours.
10. Take a 10-30 minutes walk daily. And while you walk, smile.

11. Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.
12. Don't have negative thoughts or things you cannot control. Instead invest your energy in the positive present moment.
13. Don't over do. Keep your limits.
14. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
15. Don't waste your precious energy on gossip.
16. Dream more while you are awake
17. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need..
18. Forget issues of the past. Don't remind your partner with His/her mistakes of the past. That will ruin your present happiness.
19. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone. Don't hate others.
20. Make peace with your past so it won't spoil the present.
21. No one is in charge of your happiness except you.
22. Realize that life is a school and you are here to learn. Problems are simply part of the curriculum that appear and fade away like algebra class but the lessons you learn will last a lifetime.
23. Smile and laugh more.
24. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree...

25. Call your family often.
26. Each day give something good to others.
27. Forgive everyone for everything.
28. Spend time w/ people over the age of 70 & under the age of 6.
29. Try to make at least three people smile each day.
30. What other people think of you is none of your business.
31. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch.

32. Do the right thing!
33. Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful.
34. GOD heals everything.
35. However good or bad a situation is, it will change..
36. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
37. The best is yet to come..
38. When you awake alive in the morning, thank GOD for it.
39. Your Inner most is always happy. So, be happy. 

I wish I could give credit to the author of this, but I received it on an email.  Perhaps you'll get one in your inbox too.  I thought this was too good not to post.  I think it deserves a place of honor on the fridge door!
Happy New Year!


  1. I LOVE THIS!! I've bookmarked it!

  2. Well first of all, I just love your blog. So very sweet and entertaining. I am printing this "handbook" and hanging it at my desk... these are good reminders, all. Thanks so much for sharing.

  3. I saw this too..lots of good here, enough for a life time! Good luck with it~Come say hi :D

  4. I love this! I think I'll print it off on some fancy paper and hang it on the fridge to rememer all year.

  5. Ha! I thought YOU wrote this! I LOVE 24, 28 and 30. Thanks for sharing this cool list!

  6. Glad you all like this list as much as I do. I wish I had written it. My favorite is 30 too, Anna.


  7. 30 is also my favourite! who wrote it?

  8. Great list. I like 14 and 23...they seem to go together.

    I have really become aware of how grumpy people are through my 17 year old dd. She comes home from working at the grocery store and always has a story or five to tell about how rude and mean her customers are. She had a lady this past week call her stupid. Which she is NOT. Can you imagine? It is a good thing her mama wasn't there.

    So we talk about happiness a lot and I try to encourage her to not let these people get to her. They are just unhappy. She is trying to smile and wish them a happy day no matter what. She had no idea there were so many grumps out there....and frankly, I didn't either. I am more determined than ever to be nice and SMILE.

  9. This is a great list. I like number 30, and number 29, too. Thanks for posting this, Jody!


  10. Mom I love this! I am printing it off too. :) I like 17,30,35 & 36

    Thanks for sharing!


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