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It will pass: Whatever is causing you worry or pain right now won't cause you worry and pain forever. Time heals. Things change. It will pass.

Risk expands you: To make positive change in your life, you often must take risk. You must tolerate some level of uncertainty. Taking thoughtful, calculated risk strengthens your change muscle and helps you grow.

Your body is a temple: We all have something, or many somethings, we hate about our bodies. But your body houses your very essence. Treat your body with respect and care for the efficient and wondrous way it takes care of you.

Touch heals: Physical touch is healing and intimate. It bonds us to other people and relieves stress and anxiety. It has a myriad of health benefits such as lowering heart rate and improving the immune system. Mindful, loving touch with those you love is a gift that should be shared.

Intuition counts: Your judgement is important, but your intuition super charges your judgement. Intuition is data from your subconscious mind, based on your past experiences and patterns in life. It can arise spontaneously when you are called on to make a decision or need information.

Perfection is boring: Perfection is unattainable, and the pursuit of it makes us boring. It is our differences, our foibles, and our imperfections that connect us to humanity and make us real.

Serving creates meaning: If you want meaning in your life, start with serving others. Find a way to make a difference, even a small difference, and your life will feel purposeful.

Marriages change: The person you married will change over time. You will change over time. Hopefully you will change in the same direction or come to love the changes in the other person. Don't let these changes take you by surprise.

Worry is worthless: Worry is useful only if it leads directly to a solution. But the very nature of worry implies that it doesn't. You worry about “what if's” that aren't real, and the worry itself creates stress and physical symptoms that cause real reason for angst. Learn how to manage your worry thoughts.

Simple is better: A life full of complications, obligations, and an overwhelming schedule make life more difficult and stressful. A simpler life in all regards gives you more space for joy and engagement.

It's never too late: This is an excuse for not trying. Great things can be accomplished at any age.

Make every day count: If you live to age ninety, how many days do you have left? It is a finite number, and one day you will reach the last one. Be conscious of the value of every single day.

Don’t Waste Time: Either time can be a great healer or a great killer, it all depends on you and your present. How you utilize your days now will effect you in the future and you be telling your story to the younger generation so they don’t make the same mistakes.

Make Your Own Rules: Don’t follow and become a replication of others. Following the rules made by others won’t get you anywhere in life. In order to gain something you have to break some rules otherwise, you’ll just be another faceless person in the crowd. There are life lessons for you everywhere if you see people around that are too afraid to break the rules, You’ll see the word regret on their faces so just go out there and break some rules.

Take Risk While You Can: Take risks while you can. Taking risk means knowing that this action might result in failure, so take risks while you can afford failure and its long term affects. If you wouldn’t take risks now you’ll be disappointingly writing your younger self letters to take them. Learn from these life lessons and turn your life around.