If I could summarize what I’ve learned so far in life, these are the important things I’d want to pass along to others…
That each decade of my life I learned my lessons from my obstacles and my joys. I collected them in writing.
In my twenties I wrote my longings: these were foundational to my life manifestations. Create. Write. Inspire. Serve. These days that’s called the law of attraction. The ancients said and I saw it as true – our lives become what we think about. Or, “what you feed, grows.”
In my thirties I gathered my intentions: Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen hard. Laugh. Play with abandon. Practice wellness. Continue to learn. Choose with no regret. Appreciate your friends. Lead or follow a leader. Do what you love. Live as if this is all there is.
These became my measuring stick for the actions of my life. Have one. If you don’t have one, get one. Otherwise, how do you know what to say “yes” to? (Or, “no?”)
In the next decade those “lessons” that I thought would always stick sort of slipped past me when in the press of a challenge. So when I had an “aha! moment” I wrote them down. Write yours down. And put them in a place that you can see them everyday….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.
Mary Anne is the author of numerous books and a designer of posters, cards and products distributed worldwide.
Photo Credit: Max Elman