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02 Jan 02:20

12 Rules for Being Beautifully Human

by Marc Chernoff

12 Rules for Being Beautifully Human

“There is some kind of a sweet innocence in being human – in not having to be just happy or just sad – in the nature of being able to be both broken and whole, at the same time.”
―C. JoyBell C.

Be present, let go of the past, don’t beat yourself up over what you did yesterday, and don’t try to be perfect.  Just be a beautiful example of being human…

1.  Live one day at a time.

No matter what’s happening, anyone can efficiently fight the battles of just one day.  It’s only when you add the battles of those two abysmal eternities, yesterday and tomorrow, that life gets overwhelmingly complicated.  Realize that it’s not the experience of today that holds you back and drives you crazy, but the regret and resentment about something that happened yesterday or the fear and dread of what tomorrow might bring.  It’s necessary, therefore, to let yourself live just one day at a time – just today – just right here, right now.

2.  Be OK with not being OK all the time.

Bad things happen every day and to everyone at some point.  The difference is in how people deal with it.  So smile, let others know there is still hope.  Be patient and tough, someday this pain will be useful to you.  Those with the strength to (more…)