I have learned –

  • that bad behavior ALWAYS has a positive intent behind it – even the worst kinds.
  • that overcoming addictions is a powerful way to make your mark in the world and help others.
  • only to make decisions when I am in an emotionally neutral space.
  • to be thoughtful of other people’s feelings when I am providing feedback.
  • to tell the truth, no matter how difficult it might seem at the time!
  • that integrity is something that only you can decide if you possess or not.
  • that if I am unhappy inside, my body puts on extra padding to compensate.
  • to be accepting of other people’s lifestyle choices – no matter what they may be.
  • to not pass judgment and label someone as anything…such as stupid, weak, bad, ugly, lazy etc.
  • to know that my greatest power is to change my attitude.
  • that all people are doing the best they know how to.
  • to let go when I know I’ve done the best I can possibly do.
  • to have faith in my abilities, common sense, skills, wisdom, courage and vision for the future.
  • that I can be anything I want to be by making conscious choices each step of the way.
  • that is is easier to reach for bigger goals than for smaller ones.
  • to trust that everything works out for the best.
  • to be open to even better outcomes than I could have possibly imagined.
  • that doing what you enjoy to do for a living, is one of the finest pleasures in life.
  • that to forgive is one of the greatest gifts we give ourselves.
  • that to talk about the unpleasant things that happened in the past, only serves to keep us there.
  • miracles happen all the time – we simply have to recognize them.
  • that people rarely remember us for what we say, they remember us for how we make them feel.
  • we create our lives with every thought, word and action.
  • that worry is a prayer for what we don’t want.
  • the two most powerful words in the universe are “I am!”
  • that if you don’t choose your own life experience, your life experience will choose you.
  • that people actually love me for who I am, exactly the way I am – right now!
  • that once I set a goal, to always take one step towards it’s attainment – immediately.
  • that a REAL leader always takes responsibility – no matter what!
  • that if I let go of fear, that fear let’s go of me.
  • that one of the benefits of working for no pay, is that you can leave whenever you want.
  • that giving people what they want is the best way to do business.
  • to put my relationship first and the let our relationship with God and the divine flourish.
  • that actions speak much louder than words.
  • to speak my mind when I feel strongly about something.
  • not to make other people feel obligated.
  • to do what I feel like doing as often as I can.
  • to let myself cry when I feel like it even if it is in public.
  • to say “I love you” when I feel like it, but that I sometimes need to tell the other person I expect nothing in return.
  • that I easily command respect by respecting others.
  • that mistakes are my best teachers.
  • that to remain calm and to breathe is the best way to overcome pain.
  • that you can tell more about a person by what he says about others, than by what others say about him.
  • to give as much as I can, as often as I can, and in the best ways I can.

Please feel free to add what you’ve also learned to the list and let us get to know you better.

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The Things I’ve Learned About Life

About The Author: 

Elizabeth currently lives on The Gold Coast Of Australia and is a mother, teacher, business developer and author of the International Best Seller 500 Confessions. She worked as a Professional Counsellor, has trained to lead Group Therapy Workshops, attended many seminars by Robert Kiyosaki (world renowned best selling author of ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad), studied Strategic Intervention with Anthony Robbins and Cloé Madanes and is a certified Rebirth Practitioner (Australian Institute Of Rebirthing). These days Elizabeth enjoys a life of total luxury but still plays as a writer professional photographer and web designer. Her passion for living, loving and laughing, remains at the forefront of her focus.

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