50 Life Lessons I (Try to) Live By

Posted on March 25, 2017



  1. Don’t try to explain yourself to everyone.
  2. Be spiritual.
  3. Take care of your body.
  4. Be authentic with yourself and others.
  5. Don’t try to fit in.
  6. Voice your fears.
  7. It’s okay to walk away.
  8. Listen to music daily.
  9. Practice gratefulness and gratitude.
  10. Pay it forward.
  11. Be approachable.
  12. Admit your mistakes freely.
  13. Be vulnerable.
  14. Assert your power.
  15. Forgive easily. Others and YOURSELF.
  16. Acknowledge your biggest strengths and weaknesses.
  17. Have a passion, not a profession / job.
  18. Laugh at yourself.
  19. Give feedback.
  20. Be frank.
  21. Value family.
  22. Respect differences.
  23. Donate your time and money.
  24. Compliment a person’s qualities rather than looks.
  25. Drink water.
  26. Invest money, don’t just save it.
  27. Apologize unashamedly.
  28. Commend yourself for your effort as well as achievements.
  29. Strive for excellence. Accept acceptable from time to time.
  30. Be kind. To yourself and to others.
  31. Stop and listen to street musicians.
  32. Learn new things.
  33. Be creative.
  34. Be known for compassion and encouragement.
  35. Drop out of the rat race.
  36. Stay away from those who crave the limelight.
  37. Have a diverse friends circle.
  38. Accept compliments and criticism with equanimity.
  39. State your needs clearly.
  40. Be simple.
  41. Pamper yourself from time to time.
  42. Eat at home as often as possible.
  43. Cry when you need to.
  44. Be a warrior.
  45. Rest well. Rise stronger.
  46. Be non-judgemental.
  47. Be open-minded.
  48. Be an advocate.
  49. Share your learning.