5 simple rules

Someone once gave me this little pewter paperweight. Can’t remember who, but when I’m having a bad (read: frustrating) day, I take a look at its inscription. It settles the mind. Words to live by…

Five Simple Rules for Happiness

1. Free your heart from hatred.

2. Free your mind from worries.

3. Live simply.

4. Give more.

5 Expect less.


One Response to “5 simple rules”

  1. Cheryl Phillips Says:

    I love simple words like these. It makes it so easy to incorporate them into your life. I think this Catholic school girl may have been a Hindu in another life.
    Here are two more to add to your collection:

    Peace begins when expectations end. – Sri Chinmoy

    And from The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz:

    Be impeccable with your word
    Don’t take anything personally
    Don’t make assumptions
    Always do your best

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