Monday, September 30, 2013

21 Suggestions for Success



This is a little something I carry with me all the time. It's a quick and simple everyday reminder of what is truly important in life. It has become an important tool in my life. Lately, I have been reading it constantly to help me get through the tough days when I am constantly doubting myself and questioning what I am doing. It helps a lot to read it. I hope it helps you too...

21 SUGGESTIONS FOR SUCCESS

1. Marry the right person. This one decision will determine 90% of your happiness or misery.

2. Work at something you enjoy and that's worthy of your time and talent.

3. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.

4. Become the most positive and enthusiastic person you know.

5. Be forgiving of yourself and others.

6. Be generous.

7. Have a grateful heart.

8. Persistence. Persistence. Persistence.

9. Discipline yourself to save money on even the most modest salary.

10. Treat everyone you meet like you want to be treated.

11. Commit yourself to constant improvement.

12. Commit yourself to quality.

13. Understand that happiness is not based on possessions, power, prestige. It's based on relationships with people you love and respect.

14. Be loyal.

15. Be honest.

16. Be a self-starter.

17. Be decisive even if it means you'll sometimes be wrong.

18. Stop blaming others. Take responsibility for every area of your life.

19. Be bold and courageous. When you look back on your life, you'll regret the things you didn't do more than the ones you did.

20. Take really good care of those you love.

21. Don't do anything that wouldn't make your mom proud.

-H. Jackson Brown Jr.

P.S.: To everyone who has taken the time to stop by to read, leave a kind comment, or follow me around social media, I've officially hit the 15,000 view mark on my blog!! This is all thanks to you and I want to send you all the love in the world. I'm eternally grateful to you and I hope we continue this journey together.

Much love to you all!
-Elizabeth
xoxo♥