Lessons Learned By 45

Life Lessons Learned by 45

As I celebrate another birthday it occurs to me that I may just be half way through my life. I’ve learned so much through this wonderful life. As in any life there have been many mountain top views and valley lows.

But it has been one big adventurous. I’ve learned so many life lessons that I thought I’d share a few with you. I hope you take away something here. I’d love to hear from you.

What’s a lesson you’ve learned that most resonates with you?

  1. Love others every chance you get
  2. Every day is a gift, treat it like one
  3. Take advantage of a 401k
  4. Listen to your body
  5. Keep learning
  6. Read, read, read
  7. Your worth and value are not found in work
  8. Travel while you can
  9. Comparison steals your joy
  10. Save and don’t touch it
  11. This won’t last forever
  12. It’s up to you
  13. Forgive often
  14. When you get physically injured, take the time to fully recover, don’t rush back
  15. Don’t let the small, petty stuff ruin your day
  16. Remember what IS important
  17. Eat what you want but in moderation
  18. If you can’t pay cash for it, you can’t afford it
  19. Make the effort to preserve relationships and don’t burn bridges
  20. Time is short, make your ‘yes’ count
  21. Don’t set it and forget it
  22. Words to live by when faced with any decision: In light of my past experience, my present circumstances, and my future hopes and dreams, what is the wise thing to do?
  23. Offer others the benefit of the doubt
  24. No one is perfect, not even you
  25. Having an attitude of gratitude can change everything right now
  26. It’s never too late to start
  27. You will be remembered by the way you treat people
  28. Go for it!
  29. Time with family is important. Remember, they won’t always be around.
  30. Dance every chance you get!

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