Let’s Celebrate Growing Older!

To celebrate growing older, Regina Brett wrote down lessons life taught her. See how many you agree with and if you can add any to the list!

  1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good.
  2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.women laughing
  3. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone
  4. Your job won’t take care of you when you are Your friends and parents will. Stay in touch.
  5. Pay off your credit cards every month.
  6. You don’t have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.
  7. Cry with It’s more healing than crying alone.
  8. It’s OK to get angry with God. He can take it.
  9. Save for retirement starting with your first paycheck.
  10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
  11. Make peace with your past, so it won’t screw up the present.
  12. It’s OK to let your children see you cry.
  13. Don’t compare your life to You have no idea what their journey is all about.
  14. Care for your neighbors.
  15. Take a deep It calms the mind.
  16. Get rid of anything that isn’t useful, beautiful or joyful.
  17. Whatever doesn’t kill you really does make you stronger.
  18. Time heals almost everything. Give time, time. family taking picture with selfie stickolder man in fedora hat
  19. It’s never too late to have a happy childhood. But the second one is up to you.
  20. When it comes to going after what you love in life, don’t take no for an answer.
  21. Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie. Don’t save it for a special occasion. Today is special.
  22. Over prepare, then go with the flow.
  23. The most important sex organ is the brain.
  24. No one is in charge of your happiness but you.
  25. Frame every so-called disaster with these words: In five years, will this matter?
  26. Always choose life.
  27. Forgive everyone everything.
  28. What other people think of you is none of your business.
  29. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.
  30. Don’t take yourself so No one else does.
  31. Believe in miracles.
  32. Don’t audit Show up and make the most of it now.
  33. Your children get only one childhood.
  34. Growing old beats the alternative dying young.
  35. Get outside every Miracles are waiting everywhere.
  36. All that truly matters in the end is that you loved.
  37. If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else’s, we’d grab ours back.One kind word can change someone's entire day
  38. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.
  39. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.
  40. Life isn’t tied with a bow, but it’s still a gift