Wise Advice For Everyday Life

Wise Advice For Everyday Life

  1. Have a firm handshake.
  2. Look people in the eye.
  3. Sing. Expressing yourself through music is therapeutic.
  4. Smile. A happy face brings joy.
  5. Respect and honour your parents.
  6. Learn to keep your friends secrets.
  7. Never give up on anybody. Miracles happen everyday.
  8. Always accept an outstretched hand.
  9. Be brave. Even if you’re not, pretend to be. No one can tell the difference.
  10. Be honest. The truth will set you free.
  11. Avoid sarcastic remarks.
  12. Choose your spouse carefully. This decision will have huge consequences in your life.
  13. Make it a habit to do nice things for people.
  14. Read through the whole Bible at least once in your life.
  15. Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all that they have.
  16. When playing games with children, be gentle with them.
  17. A good laugh is powerful medicine.
  18. Be romantic. Tell your spouse daily that you love them.
  19. Become the most positive and enthusiastic person you know.
  20. Loosen up. Relax. Ask yourself: will this problem really matter 10 years from now?
  21. Don’t allow the phone to interrupt important moments. It’s there for your convenience, not the caller’s.
  22. Be a good loser.
  23. Be a good winner.
  24. Learn the power of a great hug.
  25. Be modest. A lot was accomplished before you were born.
  26. Keep it simple.
  27. Don’t burn bridges. You’ll be surprised how many times you have to cross the same river.
  28. Don’t believe everything you are told! It’s wise to carefully consider the source.
  29. Be a generous giver.
  30. Be bold and courageous. Fear can hold you back from accomplishing many great things.
  31. Never waste an opportunity to tell someone you love them.
  32. Remember no one makes it alone. Have a grateful heart and be quick to acknowledge those who helped you.
  33. Take charge of your attitude. Don’t let someone else choose it for you.
  34. Visit friends and relatives when they are in hospital; you need only stay a few minutes.
  35. Begin each day with a quiet moment with God.
  36. Once in a while, take the scenic route.
  37. Send a lot of thank-you cards. Thankfulness is powerful.
  38. Answer the phone with enthusiasm and energy in your voice.
  39. Too much talk can lead to problems. Be sensible and learn when to keep silent.
  40. Show respect for everyone who works for a living, regardless of how trivial their job.
  41. It is not good to seek honors for yourself.
  42. Learn to forgive quickly and often.
  43. When you are in a funk, go back and remember all the good things that have happened to you.
  44. Always compliment the cook whether you’re a guest or at home.
  45. Remember that 80 per cent of the success in any job is based on your ability to deal with people.
  46. Don’t expect life to be fair.
  47. Love your children no matter what happens.
  48. Spend less than you earn.
  49. A soft answer turns away anger.
  50. Hold your spouse’s hand when you go for a walk.

About Mark Cole

Jesus follower, Husband, Father, Worship Leader, Writer, Pastor, Church Consultant, Founding Arranger for Praisecharts.com, squash & tennis player, blogger & outdoor enthusiast.. (biking, hiking, skiing). Twitter: @MarkMCole Facebook: mmcole
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