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7 Rules of Life

Dec 30, 2012 - 18 comments

With the New Year upon us, I thought this was a perfect thing to post.  Very wise words!  Happy New Year to you all!

1.  Make peace with the past so it won't screw up the present.
2.  What others think of you is none of your business.
3.  Time heals almost everything, give it time.
4.  Don't compare your life to others and don't judge them.  You have no idea what their journey is all about.
5.  Stop thinking too much, it's alright not to know the answers.  They will come to you when you least expect it.
6.  No one is in charge of your happiness, except you.
7.  Smile.  You don't own all the problems in the world.

LOVE this list!

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by Teresa1717, Dec 30, 2012
I JUST read that from IBK about 5 minutes ago and its so true!!! I need to work on #1, 3, 5, ! hahaha Gotta lot of work to do! :)

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by Londres70, Dec 30, 2012
I LOVE this list too NG.......especially #2 and #4.  Brilliant.  

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by specialmom, Dec 30, 2012
Good one nursey.  I probably can work on them all!  I'm looking forward to a great 2013 and wish the same for you!

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by Brightfutureahead, Dec 30, 2012

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by Dane74, Dec 30, 2012
Thanks for sharing girl!!!!  I need to work on all of them!!!!  But number 1 is the ultimate hardest for me, oh hell they are all so hard....hence I'm in therapy!!!!

Hope you had a very merry xmas!!

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by nursegirl6572, Dec 30, 2012
One of my friends posted in on FB..I had to share...I think they are all so important.  I need to work on them ALL I think.  2, 3 and 5 for sure.

Happy New Year to all of you...I'm blessed to know each and every one of you.  Just the coolest people on MH.

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by nursegirl6572, Dec 30, 2012
Dana, therapy rocks...I LOVE it.  I go twice a month.  I have an appt tomorow actually.  I look forward to it!

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by Dane74, Dec 30, 2012
Girl i agree, i go once a week!!!!!  Every tuesday!!!LMAO  I just love it, some days are easy days and some are hard but it helps and I'm learning.  I got allot to learn about me and life:-)  Happy New Year my friend!!!

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by Brightfutureahead, Dec 30, 2012
I go twice a month and always look forward to it!

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by RockRose, Dec 30, 2012
Not to be over-analytical,  but if you don't know what others think of you,  you have no idea how your behavior is affecting anyone, and have no way to steer your way through life.

Really.  People who are unable/unwilling to accept feedback from other people about their own  behavior are so totally adrift they can't even  function.  

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by orphanedhawk, Dec 30, 2012
If it were up to me, I'd reword the list beginning with calling them guidelines rather than rules.
But generally, these are good, the idea being not to judge others, not to worry what others think about you and to relax and enjoy life.

Wishing you and yours health, happiness and serenity in the New Year :)

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by rajkumar609, Dec 30, 2012
Very True....Happy New Year To All In Advace....  Cheers!!!!!!

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by Barb135, Dec 31, 2012
Good list NG.  Happy New Year....... Be safe.

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by turkee23, Dec 31, 2012
thank you for sharing!!... happy new year!!

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by hopeitworks, Dec 31, 2012
I love this. Thank you for posting!

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by nursegirl6572, Dec 31, 2012
Thanks everyone, and Rock Rose, that is an excellent point!

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by Ellen038, Jan 03, 2013
What a great list, everything is so true! Thanks for sharing :) it's definetly all things I can work on :)

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by poconoc, Feb 10, 2013
by poconoc The list is self explanatory all of the things you mentioned are great points. If one can follow all of these rules they will have a happy and prosperous life. I must say I don't care what others think of me and I don't get into people business and don't like gossiping and people in my business. I can relate to these rules because they are true great insight and words of wisdom nursegirl6572.

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