Dalai Lama´s 18 rules of living.
#1 take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
#2 When you loose dont loose the lesson.
#3 Follow the three R's: Respect for self. Respect for others. Responsibility for all your actions.
#4 Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
#5 Learn the rules so you know how to break them properly.
#6 Don´t let a little dispute injure great friendship.
#7 When you realize you've made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
#8 Spend some time alone every day.
#9 Open your arms to change, but dont let go of your values.
#10 Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
#11 Live a good honourable life. Then when you get older and think back you will be able to enjoy it a second time.
#12 A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.
#13 In disagreements with loved ones deal only with the current situation. Dont bring up the past.
#14 Share your knowledge. Its a way to achieve immortality.
#15 Be gentle with the earth.
#16 Once a year go someplace you have never been before.
#17 Remember that the best relationship is one in which your love for each other exceeds your need for each other.
#18 Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
I love this list!
This post is part of a list-making project called Lists With Friends 2014, an effort to document the year in lists of all types. I love lists, and I love a good project : )