Day 30 – My Advice List

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  1. Trust in God.
  2. You aren’t superwoman, stop trying to be.
  3. Let things go
  4. It is in Christ you find who you are, find out who you are, and nurture that person.
  5. People can sometimes be disappointing. Carry on. (remember you too are a people)
  6. If you aren’t happy with yourself, finding lasting happiness in anything else will be difficult
  7. Never nullify someone else’s experience.
  8. Work on loving yourself – really work at it – you’re worth it
  9. After a cup of tea, the world is a better place
  10. There is another day besides today, live as if there is a tomorrow. (Nope, no YOLO here – guess I’m old)
  11. Get your priorities straight – a $400 purse is never more important than your rent.
  12. Looks fade, character does not
  13. Don’t make excuses for anyone – including yourself.
  14. Time does not heal everything
  15. You should always forgive, but some things you should not forget
  16. Not everyone’s opinion matters.
  17. The road to happiness begins with taking responsibility for your decisions.
  18. Follow your heart, but take your brain with you.*
  19. Be a voice, not an echo.*
  20. Biggest lie on the planet: When I get what I think I want, I will be happy.*

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* Pieces of advice I’ve seen other places, but thought they were worth remembering.

 

Have you ever written down advice you didn’t want to forget?

 

I am taking part in the Write 31 Days Challenge.

Write it Down!

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6 thoughts on “Day 30 – My Advice List

  1. I loved all of them, especially #7 & #14. Part of what I don’t like about sharing is when people get into the “my story is worse than yours” mode to make a point to me that my stories are not as important as theirs. My mother is terrible with doing this. No matter what you say, she knows something worse even if she has to make it up.

    Nancy

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    • Oh Nancy, this is something that I have embraced wholeheartedly in the past few years. It is just a shame that my experience had to be repeatedly nullified for me to “get” the importance of not doing it to someone else. I did have a post about it, but it didn’t make the 31days. I’m going to have to see if I can post it soon.

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