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Life Rule #74 – Make time to get in touch with your soul

Your soul is your eternal essence — it’s who you really are underneath the chatter of your monkey mind, the social masks you wear, and the titles and roles you hold. Get in touch with your soul each week through meditation, writing a journal, spending time in nature, or making time to just sit and […]

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Life Rule #73 – Practice the art of acceptance

If you are not yet living your ideal life, make peace with this fact while you work towards your goals. If you struggle against each day, resenting each task you need to complete, it will drain all of your precious energy leaving nothing left in the tank to go after your dreams. Do things with […]

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Life Rule #72 – Learn to open up and lean on people.

Many of us are scared of being vulnerable and authentic — of being seen for who we really are, weaknesses and all. It’s okay to be seen without all the pretences; without all your social masks. By opening up and being your true self, and asking for help when you need it, you automatically give […]

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Life Rule #71 – Treat every day as a beautiful gift

Hands up if you countdown the days until Friday? We’re wishing away more than half of our week while simultaneously lamenting that ‘life is too short’. We’re saving our favourite things for ‘a special occasion’ which automatically sends a message to our mind that today will be ordinary. Make it a habit to wake up […]

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Life Rule #70 – Anger isn’t worth it.

The feel-good release of anger lasts a few minutes. The repercussions last far longer. Regret, stress, and unhappiness are the byproducts of angry outbursts. Learn healthier ways to communicate your feelings, and when anger arises, step away until it dissipates.

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Life Rule #69 – Prioritize experiences

The pleasure and positive memories afforded by great experiences far outweigh material things. If you’re trying to decide between the new sofa or the family trip, take the trip every time. Save and plan for new adventures and meaningful experiences. Don’t just dream about them — make them happen.

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Life Rule #68 – Friendships need care

One of the top five regrets of the dying is that they let their friendships fade away. Friendships need time and attention. They need to be prioritized not just in word but in deed. Nurture them like a prized garden. The payoff is so worth it.

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Life Rule #67 – Failure is good

We try so hard to avoid failure, but failure is the real evidence that we’ve had the courage to try. If you avoid failure, you avoid taking action. Expect and accept that failure is part of the experience. Learn from it, grow from it, and move on.

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Life Rule #66 – Fun is underrated

How much of your day is fun? Really fun? Life is short. You should enjoy it. Don’t make things serious that don’t have to be. Create more fun in your life. Don’t worry about what other people think of your fun. Just enjoy it.

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Life Rule #65 – Things gather dust

Time and money spent accumulating material things will one day irritate you. You have to clean, maintain, store, and move stuff. The less stuff you have, the freer you are. Purchase mindfully. Simplify. Declutter your life.