THE TRAGEDY OF LIFE IS NOT DEATH, BUT WHAT WE LET DIE INSIDE OF US WHILE WE LIVE. NORMAN COUSINS
Contents Preface 1. Discover Your Calling 2. Every Day, Be Kind to a Stranger 3. Maintain Your Perspective 4. Practice Tough Love 5. Keep a Journal 6. Develop an Honesty Philosophy 7. Honor Your Past 8. Start Your Day Well 9. Learn to Say No Gracefully10. Take a Weekly Sabbatical 11. Talk to Yourself 12. Schedule Worry Breaks 13. Model a Child 14. Remember, Genius Is 99 Percent Inspiration 15. Care for the Temple 16. Learn to Be Silent 17. Think About Your Ideal Neighborhood 18. Get Up Early 19. See Your Troubles as Blessings 20. Laugh More 21. Spend a Day Without Your Watch 22. Take More Risks 23. Live a Life
24. Learn from a Good Movie 25.Bless Your Money 26. Focus on the Worthy 27. Write Thank – You Notes 28. Always Carry a Book with You 29. Create a Love Account 30. Get Behind People’s Eyeballs 31. List Your Problems 32. Practice the Action Habit 33. See Your Children as Gifts 34. Enjoy the Path, Not Just the Reward 35. Remember That Awareness Precedes Change 36. Read Tuesday’s With Morrie 37. Master Your Time 38. Keep Your Cool39. Recruit a Board of Directors 40. Cure Your Monkey Mind 41. Get Good at Asking 42. Looking for the Higher Meaning of Your Work 43. Build a Library of Heroic Books 44. Develop Your Talents 45. Connect with Nature 46. Use Your Commute Time 47. Go on a News Fast 48. Get Serious About Setting Goals 49. Remember the Rule of 21 50. Practice Forgiveness 51. Drink Fresh Fruit Juice 52. Create a PureEnvironment 53. Walk in the Woods 54. Get a Coach 55. Take a Mini – Vacation 56. Become a Volunteer 57. Find Your Six Degrees of Separation 58. Listen to Music Daily 59. Write a Legacy Statement 60. Find Three Great Friends 61. Read The Artist’s Way 62. Learn to Meditate 63. Have a Living Funeral
64. Stop Complaining and Start Living 65. Increase Your Value 66. Be a Better Parent 67. BeUnorthodox 68. Carry a Goal Card 69. Be More than Your Moods 70. Savor the Simple Stuff 71. Stop Condemning 72. See Your Day as Your Life 73. Create a Master Mind Alliance 74. Create a Daily Code of Conduct 75. Imagine a richer reality 76. Become he CEO of Your Life 77. Be Humble 78. Don’t Finish Every Book You Start 79. Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself 80. Make a Vow of Silence 81. Don’t Pick Up the PhoneEvery Time It Rings 82. Remember That Recreation Must Involve Re – creation 83. Choose Worthy Opponents 84. Sleep Less 85. Have a Family Mealtime 86. Become an Imposter 87. Take a Public Speaking Course 88. Stop Thinking Tiny Thoughts 89. Don’t Worry About Things You Can’t Change 90. Learn How to Walk 91. Rewrite Your Life Story 92. Plant a tree 93. Find Your Place of Peace 94. Take More Pictures95. Be an Adventurer 96. Decompress Before You Go Home 97. Respect Your Instincts 98. Collect Quotes That Inspire You 99. Love Your Work 100. Selflessly Serve 101. Live Fully so You Can Die Happy
Preface I honor you for picking up this book. In doing so, you have made the decision to love more deliberately, more joyfully and completely. You have decided to live your life by choice rather than bychance, by design rather than by default. And for this, I applaud you. Since Writing the two previous books in The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari series, I have received countless letters from readers who saw their lives change through the wisdom they discovered. The comments of these men and women inspired and moved me. Many of the notes I received also encouraged me to distill all that I havelearned about the art of living into a series of life lessons. And so, I set about compiling the best I have to give into a book that I truly believe will help transform your life. The words on the following pages are heartfelt and written in the high hope that you will not only connect with the wisdom I respectfully offer but act on it to create lasting improvements in every life area. Through my own...