People often tell Regina Brett how great she looks for her age. Turns out, she is actually 63 years old – not 90.
She wrote down these life lessons the night before her 45th birthday after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Over that past decade, these lessons have gone viral amid claims that she is 90 years old. Luckily, she finds humour in this misrepresentation, knowing how many lives she has touched. Whatever her step has might be, these universal lessons are relatable to anyone who needs a little reminder of what’s important in life.
1: Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good.
2: When in doubt, just take the next step.
3: Life is too short not to enjoy it
4: Your job won’t take care of you when you’re sick. Your friends and family will.
5: Don’t buy stuff you don’t need.
6: You don’t Have to win every argument. Stay true to yourself
7: Cry with someone, its more healing than crying alone.
8: Its okay to get angry with God. He can take it.
9: Save for things that matter.
10: When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile
11: Make peace with your past so it wint screw up the present
12: Its okay to let your children see you cry.
13: When it comes to going after what you love in life, don’t take no for an answer
14: Burn the candles; use the nice sheets; wear the fancy lingerie. Don’t save it for a special occasion. Today is special.
15: Over prepare, then go with the flow
16: The most important sex organ is the brain
17: Frame every so-called disaster with these words: “in five years, will this matter?”
18: What other people think of you is non of your business
19: Believe in Miracles.
20: Your children have only one childhood make it memorable
21: Get outside everyday miracles are waiting
22: Don’t audit life, show up and make the most of it
23: All that truly matters in the end is what you loved.
24: The best is yet to come
25: No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up
26: Envy is a waste of time, you already have all you need.
27: Take a deep breath, it calms the mind
28: If you don’t ask, you don’t get
30: Life isn’t tied with a bow, but its still a gift
PS; NO MATTER HOW GOOD OR BAD A SITUATION IS; IT WILL CHANGE.