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Life's Little Instruction Book

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* Have a firm handshake.



* Look people in the eye.



* Sing in the shower.



* Own a great stereo system.



* Never give up on anybody. Miracles happen everyday.



* Always accept an outstretched hand.



* Be brave. Even if you're not, pretend to be. No one can tell the

difference.



* Whistle.



* Avoid sarcastic remarks.



* Choose your life's mate carefully. From this one decision will come 90

per cent of all your happiness or misery.



* Make it a habit to do nice things for people who will never find out.



* Lend only those books you never care to see again.



* Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all that they have.



* When playing games with children, let them win.



* Give people a second chance, but not a third.



* Be romantic.



* Become the most positive and enthusiastic person you know.



* Loosen up. Relax. Except for rare life-and-death matters, nothing is as

important as it first seems.



* Don't allow the phone to interrupt important moments. It's there for

your convenience, not the caller's.



* Be a good loser.



* Be a good winner.



* When someone hugs you, let them be the first to let go.



* Be modest. A lot was accomplished before you were born.



* Keep it simple.



* Beware of the person who has nothing to lose.



* Don't burn bridges. You'll be surprised how many times you have to

cross the same river.



* Live your life so that your epitaph could read, No Regrets



* Be bold and courageous. When you look back on life, you'll regret the

things you didn't do more than the one's you did.



* Never waste an opportunity to tell someone you love them.



* Remember no one makes it alone. Have a grateful heart and be quick

to

acknowledge those who helped you.



* Take charge of your attitude. Don't let someone else choose it for

you.



* Visit friends and relatives when they are in hospital; you need only

stay a few minutes.



* Begin each day with some of your favorite music.



* Once in a while, take the scenic route.



* Send a lot of Valentine cards. Sign them, 'Someone who thinks you're

terrific.'



* Answer the phone with enthusiasm and energy in your voice.



* Keep a note pad and pencil on your bed-side table. Million-dollar ideas

sometimes strike at 3 a.m.



* Show respect for everyone who works for a living, regardless of how

trivial their job.



* Send your loved ones flowers. Think of a reason later.



* Make someone's day by paying the toll for the person in the car behind

you.



* Become someone's hero.



* Marry only for love.



* Count your blessings.



* Compliment the meal when you're a guest in someone's home.



* Wave at the children on a school bus.



* Don't expect life to be fair.



* Read your Bible and Pray Everyday
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