2,762 notes

The 10 Commandments for a Good Life

1.  I accept that I’m not perfect, and there’s no perfect time – Too many people are hanging around and waiting for the perfect opportunity – or the time when they are perfect and have all the skills they need. But life rewards effort; so get out there and work hard … and eventually you’ll find that you succeed and reach your goals.

2.  I can’t please everyone no matter how hard I try – No matter what you do or how hard you try there will always be someone who’s disgruntled or upset.  So, don’t look for affirmation; just do what you think’s right.

3. I will participate in something I believe in – It doesn’t really matter what activity you choose, as long as it is something that ignites your passion … as this will bring fulfilment and true meaning to your life.

4.  I will learn to prioritise and do what matters first – We all get distracted by what seems to be most urgent … or something that is fun and makes life less of a burden. But if you’re going to succeed you need to set priorities. Don’t allow what’s less important to distract you from your course.  

5.  I will be select when it comes to choosing friends – We’re influenced and shaped by the people we spend time with. Their impact is profound – even though this is subconscious. So be wise in who you choose to be your confidantes and friends. Surround yourself with people who inspire and motivate you.

6. I will be there for others, and will help them if I can – In life, we reap what we sow – and that’s a crucial principle. That means the more that you help others, the more they will help you.

7.  I will choose to focus on the positives – Our thoughts affect our feelings and the ways that we behave. If you don’t expect success then it’s likely you will fail – in your work, relationships and life in general. So listen to your self talk … and straighten out your thinking … and start to focus on the positives!  

8.  I will true to myself – You can’t be happy living someone else’s life. You need to discover and develop your own authentic self.That’s when you’re truly beautiful, and life feels meaningful.

9.  I will live in the present and enjoy the “now” – The past is gone and the future isn’t promised.  Life is happening in this moment, so cease the day and enjoy “now”.

10.  I will look for the good and be thankful for each day – Life is full of gifts, if we will only stop and notice. If we choose to be thankful, and treasure all life’s gifts, then we’ll find our lives are filled with joy and happiness – and the hurts and disappointments won’t weigh us down as much.

Filed under counselling psychology therapy happiness goals success inspiration motivation self help self improvement mental health stress online counselling college

  1. humanism-and-animalrghts reblogged this from psych-facts
  2. sweetashunny reblogged this from psych-facts and added:
    1. I accept that I’m not perfect, and there’s no perfect time – Too many people are hanging around and waiting for the...
  3. orchiias reblogged this from onlinecounsellingcollege
  4. katesreference reblogged this from self-care-kit
  5. riyel-arcangel reblogged this from psych-facts
  6. shadesoftash reblogged this from self-care-kit
  7. angelshards reblogged this from believeinrecovery
  8. rightnowbb reblogged this from thusfarsogood
  9. abbie-elizabeth reblogged this from purpleishboots
  10. p-urposes reblogged this from thisbluelove
  11. the-fancy-words-on-my-notebook reblogged this from psych-facts
  12. sultaananabalungi reblogged this from psych-facts
  13. templeinthesky reblogged this from believeinrecovery
  14. xhariszdulin reblogged this from onlinecounsellingcollege
  15. gbjay22 reblogged this from psych-facts
  16. feelingliketopanga reblogged this from myafternoon-dream
  17. selfcaresmash reblogged this from self-care-kit
  18. theburnblogbklyn reblogged this from myafternoon-dream
  19. alamaris reblogged this from onlinecounsellingcollege and added:
    Necessary reading.
  20. inimiciherediscavete reblogged this from believeinrecovery
  21. danananas reblogged this from onlinecounsellingcollege
  22. gohelpyourself reblogged this from onlinecounsellingcollege
  23. pumpkinthot reblogged this from believeinrecovery
  24. itsokaytosay reblogged this from psych-facts
  25. thevictorioussecrets reblogged this from psych-facts
  26. av-idly reblogged this from onlinecounsellingcollege
  27. taykaleigh reblogged this from psych-facts