44 Life Lessons: #1 to #10

Written by Regina Brett on September 24, 2012

These 44 Life Lessons came through my inbox late last week, and I thought many of them contained such good advice for life/living, I wanted to share them with my Five More Minutes With readers. 

The Life Lessons were written by 90-year-old  Regina Brett, a columnist for the Plain Dealer newspaper in  Cleveland , Ohio.
She explained that, to celebrate growing older, she once wrote the 44 lessons that  life taught her.
Turns out, it was the most requested column she’d ever written.
Today I am posting the first 10 Lessons; on Thursday, you can read the next 10. We’ll continue the lessons, about 10 at a time, through next Thursday.
For today, here’s what Regina has to tell us:

1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good.

2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.

3. Life is too short enjoy it.

4. Your job won’t take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and family will.

5.Don’t buy stuff you don’t need.

6. You don’t have to win every argument. Stay true to yourself.

7. Cry with someone. It’s more healing than crying alone.

8. It’s OK to get angry with God. He can take it.

9. Save for things that matter.

10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.

 

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