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Words to Live By | Vidya Sury, Collecting Smiles
Sometimes, it is great to get inspiring words that we can put to practice immediately, in little doses. While going through my mother’s old papers, I came across the following – which I’d like to share. You may have read this before. But I can guarantee you that it makes sense every single time!. R.L.Stevenson’s “Rules of Life” Robert Louis Stevenson, the famous author of Treasure Island and Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde suffered throughout his short life from respiratory illness and he spent many years looking for a climate that would cure him. He died of tuberculosis at the age of 41 and is buried on Samoa. In spite of his considerable suffering he had twelve positive attitude tips that he lived by that I would like to share with each of you. They are still incredibly good rules to live by. Make up your mind to be happy, learn to find pleasure in simple things. Make the best of your circumstances. Everyone has problems. The trick is to make laughter outweigh the tears. Don’t take yourself too seriously, Don’t think that somehow you should be protected from misfortunes that befall others. You can’t please everybody. Don’t let criticism …