Thursday, June 5, 2008

Still no memory card, but I got this the other day and love what the messages are enough to share with all of you~


1. Take a 10-30 minute walk every day. And while you walk, smile. It is the ultimate anti-depressant.
2. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. Buy a lock if you have to.
3. When you wake up in the morning complete the following statement, "My purpose is to __________ today."
4. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants, and eat less food that is manufactured in plants.
5. Drink green tea and plenty of water. Eat blueberries, wild Alaskan salmon, broccoli, almonds & walnuts.
6. Try to make at least three people smile each day.
7. Don't waste your precious energy on gossip, energy vampires, issues of the past, negative thoughts or things you cannot control. Instead invest your energy in the positive present moment.
8. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a college kid with a maxed out charge card.
9. Life isn't fair, but it's still good.
10. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
11. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
12. You don't have to win every argument. Agree to disagree.
13. Make peace with your past so it won't spoil the present.
14. Don't compare your life to others'. You have no idea what their journey is all about.
15. No one is in charge of your happiness except you.
16. Frame every so-called disaster with these words: "In five years, will this matter?"
17. Forgive everyone for everything.
18. What other people think of you is none of your business.
19. GOD heals almost everything . . . and He can heal everything if it's in His plan. We just need to trust His bigger picture.
20. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.
21. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends will. Stay in touch!!!
22. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.
23. Each night before you go to bed complete the following statements: "I am thankful for __________. Today I accomplished _________."
24. Remember that you are too blessed to be stressed.
25. Please Forward this to everyone you care about.

Hugs to you all....hopefully a memory card is in my future this weekend! :)


~amy~ said...

GREAT tips...tfs, I absolutely love that kind of stuff..

Emily said...

Love the list! In regards to #5, we're having a salmon recipe contest and awarding the creator of the winning recipe with 15 lbs. of wild salmon! If you have a great recipe, please submit it to

malieta said...

I love these tips Elaine. I'm going to copy and frame this piece to help me out;when things get a little bit rough around the edges.

~amy~ said...

me again...I don't have your email address...thanks for the kind words about my chandatags {btw- *love* that!!}. That ribbon is about 3 inches wide...let me know if you find it or something rock!!!

Anonymous said...

Hi Elaine,

thank you so much for your very gracious comment on my blog - oh my, much may be said about me (teehee) but your comment is about this highest compliment that may be expressed. merci mon amie!

I love what you posted here too! It reminds me of something my husband points me toward now and again by Mother Theresa, "Priorities."

BIG hugs.