- Throw out all the nonessential numbers. This includes age, weight, and height. Let the doctor worry about them — that is why you pay him.
- Keep only cheerful friends. The grouches pull you down. If you really need a grouch, there are probably a few of your relatives to do the job.
- Keep learning. Learn more about the computer, crafts, gardening, whatever. Just never let your brain idle.
- Laugh often, long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath. Laugh so much that you can be tracked in the store by your distinctive laughter.
- The tears happen. Endure, grieve, and move on. The only person who is with you your entire life is yourself.
- Surround yourself with what you love, whether it is family, pets, keepsakes, music, plants, hobbies, whatever. Your home is your refuge.
- 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.
- Don’t take guilt trips. Go to the mall, the next county, a foreign country but not to guilt.
- Tell the people you love that you love them, at every opportunity.
- And remember that Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take … But by the moments that take our breath away!
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