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The secrets to a healthy and happy life.

How to stay young,happy and healthy

1. Throw out nonessential numbers. This includes age, weight and height. Let the doctors worry about them. That is why you pay "them!"

2. Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down.

3. Keep learning. Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever. Never let the brain idle. "An idle mind is the devil's workshop." And the devil's name is Alzheimer's.

4. Enjoy the simple things.

5. Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath.

6. The tears happen. Endure, grieve, and move on. The only person, who is with us our entire life, is ourselves. Be ALIVE while you are alive.

7. Surround yourself with what you love, whether it's family, pets, keepsakes, music, plants, hobbies, whatever. Your home is your refuge.

8. Cherish your health: If it is good, preserve it. If it is unstable, improve it. If it is beyond what you can improve, get help.

9 Don't take guilt trips. Take a trip to the mall, even to the next county; to a foreign country but NOT to where the guilt is.

10. Tell the people you love that you love them, at every opportunity.


Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

Much of what we do is measures in important moments.

The descisions you make can live with you for a lifetime so when it is time to say, "ENOUGH," do so. Take your demons, your fears and your addictions and say to them, " ENOUGH, get out of my life, I will decide what my future is, not you. Get mad at these things that are controlling how you live day by day. Get angry enough to reach a definite decision and then put it to work.





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1148241 tn?1294052796
This has been such a rough year for me that reading this actually made me cry.  I wish I'd take the advice above.  Thanks for posting it.  I'm going to try to follow it more.
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1488210 tn?1289065977
love this. thanks for posting.
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Thanks for the reminders!
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