The Lighter Side of Sage Counsel

September 2, 2009 at 3:29 pm Leave a comment

Cocoonie Moonie 002   Laugh a lot – first at your own foibles and then at life’s quirky presentations.  (32)

Any sentence that begins, “I don’t mean to sound unkind, but…” shouldn’t be finished.  (53)

If you make a habit of smiling, you will actually feel happier.  Don’t get stuck at a bump in the road:  admit your mistake, get over it, and move on.  And always, do more than is expected, not less.  (52)

Write thank you notes – especially to those not of the e-generation.  It’s a simple but essential element of good manners and a cornerstone of considerate behavior.  If there is any justice in this world, those who fail to employ this basic means of respecting their elders and acknowledging the generosity of others will surely lose their slot in Grandma’s Last Will and Testament!  (53)

Maintain a good attitude.  A positive, can-do attitude not only benefits you, but it may rub off on others as well.  (23)

Don’t buy cheap cheese.  (53)

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