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“Nine-tenths of wisdom is being wise in time.” – Theodore Roosevelt

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Life Rule #80 – Don’t mistake making a living with making a life

Take a good look at your life in all areas — are you making time for loved ones, friendships, health and wellbeing, travel, self-growth, fun and joy outside of work? If your answer is no, you may need to reassess your priorities and set new boundaries to create a fulfilling and sustainable life balance.

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Life Rule #75 – See the light in people

People may do things which frustrate, hurt or anger you, or they may have nothing in common with you at all — but you can choose to see beyond these external factors and focus on the common humanity and mortality you both share. You are both souls in human bodies trying to navigate the world […]

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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 #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 #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.

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Life Rule #59 – Give Up Wasting Time

“The trouble is, you think you have time” — Jack Kornfield You only have this one crazy and precious life. That’s why you owe it to yourself to see who you can become, and how far you can go. However, to do that, you need to ditch meaningless time wasters and stop allowing them to […]

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Life Rule #57 – Give Up The Toxic People

“Stay away from negative people. They have a problem for every solution.” — Albert Einstein People you spend the most time with add up to who you become. If you spend time with those who refuse to take responsibility for their life, always find excuses and blame others for the situation they are in, your average […]

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Life Rule #55 – Give Up Multi-tasking

“Most of the time multitasking is an illusion. You think you are multitasking, but in reality, you are actually wasting time switching from one task to another “ Successful people know this. That’s why they choose one thing and then beat it into submission. No matter what it is — a business idea, a conversation, or […]