51 Simple Life Tips

A simple life is not seeing how little we can get by with—that’s poverty—but how efficiently we can put first things first. . . . When you’re clear about your purpose and your priorities, you can painlessly discard whatever does not support these, whether it’s clutter in your cabinets or commitments on your calendar. – V. Moran

 The U.S. National Archives

1. Remember people’s names

2. Be willing to admit mistakes

3. Don’t ever be mean to children

4. Read history books

5. Don’t kiss and walk

6. Don’t ever knock a guy whose working

7. Drink water

8. Stop thinking you are not ready

9. Become an early riser

10. Helping people has a ripple effect

11. Leave work at work

12. Drink your coffee black

13. Do what you say you would do

14. Develop the ability to forgive

15. Find your passion

16. Take a class on speed reading

17. Simplify your finances

18. Pay off your credit cards every month

19. Work out those abs

20. Eat more protein

21. Eat slower

22. Don’t burn bridges

23. Create a morning routine

24. Try NO TV on weekends

25. Learn to meditate

26. Don’t compare your life to others

27. Give people the benefit of the doubt

28. Travel often

29. Expect a little, give a lot

30. Never buy cheap tools

31. Always deal with a misunderstanding immediately

32. Work hard on essentials

33. Drop the dairy – milk, ice cream, cheese and butter

34. No Gender Excuses

35. Stop berating yourself for old mistakes

36. Never go back to an old love, no matter how strong the feelings were

37. Master your elevator speech

38. Accept what you have

39. Surround yourself with progress

40. Set long term goals

41. Enjoy the simple pleasures

42. Don’t ever think you have life figured out

43. Build an emergency fund

44. Don’t be tempted by free trials

45. Change your Internet passwords often

46. Be less busy and more productive

47. Dedicate one hour each day to something you’re passionate about

48. Be careful, your thoughts create your reality

49. Don’t make promises when you’re happy

50. Don’t reply when you’re angry

51. Don’t decide when you are sad