Life’s Little Instructions

Life’s Little Instructions


I saw this on a poster in the doctors office and absolutely fell in love with some of these little reminders of things we can do daily!

Some of these things I’m already good at….while others, I could use some improvement!

Hope you enjoy “life’s little instructions” and are able to do some of these things each day/each week/each year!! Smile


~Life’s Little Instructions~ :

  • Sing in the shower
  • Treat everyone you meet like you want to be treated
  • Watch a sunrise at least once a year
  • Leave the toilet seat in the down position
  • Never refuse homemade brownies
  • Strive for excellence, not perfection
  • Plant a tree on your birthday
  • Learn three clean jokes
  • Return borrowed vehicles with the gas tank full
  • Compliment three people everyday
  • Never waste an opportunity to tell someone you love them
  • Leave everything a little better than you found it
  • Keep it simple
  • Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures
  • Become the most positive and enthusiastic person you know
  • Floss your teeth
  • Ask for a raise when you feel you’ve earned it
  • Over tip breakfast waitresses
  • Say “Thank you” a lot
  • Say “Please” a lot
  • Avoid negative people
  • Buy whatever kids are selling on card tables in their front yards
  • Wear polished shoes
  • Remember other people’s birthdays
  • Commit yourself to constant improvement
  • Carry jumper cables in your trunk
  • Have a firm handshake
  • Send lots of Valentines Day cards…and sign them, “someone who thinks your terrific”
  • Look people in the eye
  • Be the first to say “hello”
  • Use the good silver
  • Return all things you borrow
  • Make new friends but cherish old friends
  • Keep secrets
  • Sing in a choir
  • Plant flowers every spring
  • Have a dog
  • Always accept an outstretched hand
  • Stop blaming others
  • Take responsibility for every area of your life
  • Wave at kids on school buses
  • Be there when people need you
  • Feed a strangers expired parking meter
  • Don’t expect life to be fair
  • Drink champagne for no reason at all
  • Live life as an exclamation, not an explanation
  • Don’t be afraid to say “I made a mistake”
  • Don’t be afraid to say “I don’t know”
  • Compliment even small improvements
  • Keep your promises (no matter what)
  • Marry only for love
  • Rekindle old friendships
  • Count your blessings
  • Call your mother

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