7 Cardinal Rules for Life

I recently found this posting on FaceBook and thought it was worth posting. Take a look at the 7 Rules to see how you measure up. Accountably for your happiness lies within. See if you can begin a journey to adopt this rules to nurture your soul. Any burdens you carry for anger, resentment or regret can be released. Free yourself from guilt, worry and unhappiness. Take on one rule an hour, day, week or month and see how your self-worth is enhanced. These are simple, helpful and thoughtful principles to help you feel better about yourself, life, others and heal old wounds.

A Good LIfe.......Requires Gratitude

Think of a pyramid with that is self-reinforcing. Negative thoughts create negative or unpleasant emotions which impact your actions. Getting your mind positive, will get  your emotions positive and change your actions. Optimistism will enhance the quality of your life. Are you having fun in your life? If not, how are you holding yourself back? As the quote says, "Dream Big. 

  • Ask for what you want. 
  • Share how you feel.
  • Take risks
  • Create memories
  • Enjoy the simple things in life.
  • Be kind and thoughtful at all times.

So, what is a good life to you? Have you spent any time tending to all of the blessings you have? If not, a good way to start is by taking time every day to focus on gratitude. Gratitude is a powerful feeling of thankfulness and appreciation. Taking stock of all that brings you joy, love, appreciation whether large of small, is a way to transform your mood, attitude and perhaps happiness. Realization may only be a matter of paying attention to what you value, recognize it and then validate those moments. What can you control? You can control your thoughts, opinions, attitude and people you choose to spend time with. Self-Examination, looking inward with help your journey. Start with gratitude and express it freely and openly. Then, watch your happiness index go up and you will be changing yourself.