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Intructions For Life

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  1. Archived_Member16

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    Instructions For Life



    Instructions for life in the new millennium from the Dalai Lama



    1. Take into account that great love and great achievement involve great risk.

    2. When you lose, don't lose the lesson.

    3. Follow the three R's: Respect for self; Respect for others and Responsibility for all your actions.

    4. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.

    5. Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.

    6. Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.

    7. When you realise you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.

    8. Spend some time alone every day.

    9. Open your arms to change but don't let go of your values.

    10. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.

    11. Live a good and honourable life, then when you get older and think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time.

    12. A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation of your life.

    13. In disagreements with loved ones, deal only with the current situation.

    14. Don't bring up the past. Share your knowledge - it’s a way to achieve immortality.

    15. Be gentle with the earth.

    16. Once a year go somewhere you’ve never been before.

    17. Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.

    18. Judge your success by what you had to give up to get it.

    19. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.


    http://www.spiritualplatform.org/sp/phil/dalailama.html
     
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    I just want to add some more which I have recieved in the mail from one of my friends.


    Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.

    Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.


    Don't believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.


    When you say, "I love you," mean it.


    When you say, "I'm sorry," look the person in the eye.


    Believe in love at first sight.

    Never laugh at anyone's dreams. People who don't have dreams don't have much.


    Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it's the only way to live life completely.


    In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling.


    Don't judge people by their relatives.


    Talk slowly but think quickly.


    When someone asks you a question you don't want to answer, smile and ask, "Why do you want to know?"


    Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.


    Say "bless you" when you hear someone sneeze.


    When you lose, don't lose the lesson


    Remember the three R's: Respect for self; Respect for others; and Responsibility for all your actions.


    Don't let a little dispute injure a great friendship.


    When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.


    Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it in your voice.

    Spend some time alone.

     

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