What are the 10 lessons that you have learned from your life?

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  1. gmwilliams profile image84
    gmwilliamsposted 6 years ago

    What are the 10 lessons that you have learned from your life?


  2. profile image49
    jermicaDavisposted 6 years ago

    1. You can only trust yourself
    2. You don't have any true friends
    3. You will always be talked about behind your back
    4.if you're a teenager best person to talk to is your mom
    5. To be yourself nobody can change you
    6. When you're feeling down talk to someone
    7. Treat others the way you want to get treated
    8. Ignore the negavtivty
    9. Follow your dream
    10. And never down yourself

  3. Rod Marsden profile image66
    Rod Marsdenposted 6 years ago

    Lesson One: Look after family and family will look after you.

    Lesson Two: Look after friends and they will look after you.

    Lesson Three: Be true to yourself. Find out what you are good at and stick to it.

    Lesson Four: The kind of sport I like isn't contact sport and never will be. I like tennis, bush walking, squash and fishing and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. If someone doesn't like what I do for sport or think I should be into footy then to hell with them. I might get interested in lawn bowls and maybe golf later in life. I had some fun with lawn bowls a while back.

    Lesson Five: Some women will judge a bloke on what sport he is or isn't into. Such women generally are not for me and are likely to misjudge yours truly if I stick around them too long. Hence best to be around women who don't make such judgments. If nothing else it is better for the ego.

    Lesson Six: As a writer I am an individual. I won't like every writer that crosses my path and not every writer will like me. But if I more than break even most of the time I'm doing okay.

    Lesson Seven: If you want to be a writer you should write. I have a New Zealand novelist friend I have been writing to for twenty years now. I have collected all her correspondence. Maybe some future historian will have fun going over it to piece both of us together. She could become famous. I could become famous. A couple of books could be made out of what we have written to each other and then some. But whether letter, short story or novel it is all writing. In fact what I am doing right now is writing. Have any ideas for short stories or novels ever come out of correspondence with my New Zealand friend? Actually yes. A fun remark of mine developed into a short story recently. So writers write.

    Lesson Eight: There are setbacks and there is giving up. While there is life there is hope and while there is hope there is a way. I never thought I'd write for the theatre but I am doing it right now. There was probably a time when I didn't think I'd get a short story published but I have been over the years published in Australia, the USA, the UK and Russia. There was no doubt a time when I didn't think I'd get a novel published but I have had three published so far. I hesitate to say nowadays that I will never write an historical account because I do have one in mind.

    Lesson Nine: Don't make enemies if you can avoid it.

    Lesson Ten: Keep fighting for what you believe in.

  4. C.V.Rajan profile image61
    C.V.Rajanposted 6 years ago

    1. Eat in time and sleep in time
    2. Don't eat to your stomach full; eat nutritious food
    3. Avoid unnecessary travelling and roaming around
    4. Do minimum exercise and drink lots of water
    5. Be principled, truthful, honest and sincere
    6. Be straightforward. Avoid artificially cultivated diplomacy
    7. Lead a simple life; have a good hobby.
    8. Don't give too much importance to money/ wealth/ possessions
    9. Have humor; enjoy humor. Allow others to make fun of you.
    10. Surrender to God.

  5. peachpurple profile image61
    peachpurpleposted 6 years ago

    1. I had done my job as a sister and daughter. When I am married, I am a nobody.
    2. Don't ever lend money to your friends. They never pay you back and disappear
    3. Don't ever tell any truth to your spouse. It is better to lie.
    4. Don't spoil your kids, they don't appreciate you.
    5. Don't sacrifice your time and love all for your family, they don't appreciate. They take it for granted.
    6. Always pray to GOD, he will answer your prayers.
    7. Earn your own money, don';t stretch out your hand for money from your spouse. He will look down on you.
    8. Love yourself, don't love others too much.
    9. Get enough sleep, 8 hours a day will do. Don't get insomnia.
    10. Thank GOD everyday for everything eventhough you had a rotten egg day

  6. dashingscorpio profile image85
    dashingscorpioposted 6 years ago

    Life is a (personal) journey.
    Each of us (chooses) our own friends, lovers, and spouse.
    You always have more options than (you think) you have
    You are responsible for your own happiness
    No one is "perfect" including myself. No one!
    Every "sinner" has future and every "saint" has a past.
    Our lives are the end result of the choices we've made along the way.
    Know yourself, Love yourself, and Trust yourself
    Life is not fair. Deal with it! (Find another way)
    The world may not owe you anything but (you) owe yourself the world!

    1. profile image50
      superflo01posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Humility is the most important lesson to learn.

  7. Seafarer Mama profile image90
    Seafarer Mamaposted 6 years ago

    Love is the answer, regardless of the question.

    You are responsible for your life, so live with integrity.

    Life is too short to work 24/7, so make sure you enjoy some of it.

    Never give up on yourself or your dreams.

    Sometimes you have to fight for what really matters (most) to you.

    You do not owe others an explanation for the way your live your life.

    You are not free if you are in debt, so be careful of the financial commitments you make.

    It's never too late to have a second childhood.

    Children deserve our attention, care, and protection.

    Love the work you do until you find the work you love.

  8. JTRyder profile image61
    JTRyderposted 6 years ago

    Top Ten Lessons I Learned The Hard Way

    1.    Don’t laugh when a woman asks you if you have ever thought about marrying them.

    2.    Don’t eat any food that the aforementioned woman might serve to you if in fact you did laugh.

    3.    Even though it is sometimes referred to as the “Muscle Of Love,” Ben-Gay should never be used on it.

    4.    Never assume that your friend turned off the correct breaker before you start working on the electric.

    5.    You will always hear the click of the lock at the exact moment you realize that your keys are still inside.

    6.    All fat people are not jolly.

    7.    Zippers are not forgiving…they play for keeps.

    8.    If someone asks whether or not you have children, don’t say, “No, but I have my eye on a couple!” They will not think it is funny.

    9.    Don’t assume that a woman holding an iron skillet just wants to cook you something.

    10.    Never ask a random stranger on the street, “Hey! Do you know where I can cash a winning lottery ticket at?”

    1. C.V.Rajan profile image61
      C.V.Rajanposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Haha! That's hilarious! So nice to see a good humor in the Answer section where mostly serious and staid people seem to roam around!

  9. Efficient Admin profile image94
    Efficient Adminposted 6 years ago

    1. Don’t start smoking. It’s just not worth it and you really don’t need it.

    2. Pick a field that can provide a good earning that is interesting.

    3. Plan what you will do after high school. Research careers you would enjoy and will earn a decent living and not in poverty. Don't sit around waiting for someone to come along to take care of you.  YOU take care of you now.

    4. Don’t spend too much time with toxic people who make you uncomfortable.  Keep your distance from them if at all possible.  This includes family and potential spouses.

    5. When someone shows themselves to you the first time, believe them and move on.

    6. Save a little bit of money from every paycheck by automatic transfer. You won’t even miss the money when you get paid and you will be building an emergency fund at the same time.

    7. Start investing in the stock market – learn how to do it and start young.  Take advantage of employer provided retirement while you are still young.  Compounding for a longer time may allow you to actually retire at 62.

    8.Write a list of the deal breakers and must haves when buying your first home. Go ahead and be picky.  Stay there for a while and make it a home.  Don’t buy a property you don’t really like and think you can sell it in three years for a profit.  You don’t know what the market will be like.

    9. Learn all you can how to be an asset to your company and be the best employee you can be.  Having good skills and working hard is not enough. To stand out you want to find out the goals and vision of the management and support them in that (if you agree with them).

    10. Research automobiles and buy the best for your dollar.  Many people are loyal to a certain make of auto that may not be the best quality or have the highest durability.  Go ahead and buy that Toyota even if your family has been buying Fords for the past 30 years.  They have car repairs and breakdowns more than you do.  Do what is best for you.  It’s your money not theirs.

    1. gmwilliams profile image84
      gmwilliamsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Great insights here, excellent analysis.

  10. Froggy213 profile image69
    Froggy213posted 6 years ago

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    1. gmwilliams profile image84
      gmwilliamsposted 6 years agoin reply to this

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  11. profile image57
    Apoorv Updhyayposted 6 years ago

    1.>Never lose hopes.
    2.>Be different from others then only you'll win.
    3.>Wealth is gone Nothing is gone Health is gone something is gone but if character is gone then very thing is gone.
    4.>If you have got wrong wisdom don't give it to others.
    5.>Love as much as you can
    6.>For every task there is some particular age to perform do it then only.
    7.>Don't depend on anybody.
    8.>Money is not god but not lesser than god.
    9.>Families and our priorities are first than anything in this world.
    10.>Live life King size.


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