The WISDOM of Mark Twain ~ 7 Life Lessons to Live By; #7

The WISDOM of Mark Twain ~ 7 Life Lessons to Live By; #7

Entitlement is the epidemic of the 21st Century“Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.” ~ Mark Twain I believe that so much that is wrong in North America today has to do with an entitlement Mentality. That WEALTH should be distributed. I have excelled because of hard work, discipline and determination. It is NOT wrong for me to want more, achieve more or earn more, it is in...

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The WISDOM of Mark Twain ~ 7 Life Lessons to Live By; #6

The WISDOM of Mark Twain ~ 7 Life Lessons to Live By; #6

Age is inevitable, Aging is preventable “Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” ~ Mark Twain None of us are getting out of this life alive, so each day that we are here matters. Mark Twain had it right again, how you feel about yourself & your life has a direct impact on how “old” you feel, hence the coined phrase “young at heart”. Focus less on the fact you circled the sun again,...

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The WISDOM of Mark Twain ~ 7 Life Lessons to Live By; #5

The WISDOM of Mark Twain ~ 7 Life Lessons to Live By; #5

New Year’s resolution fading fast? “Drag your thoughts away from your troubles… by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it.” ~ Mark Twain The New Year brings resolutions to change our bad habits and adopt new and  better ones… but I am sure you have experienced those simply fading away… We have great intentions, a desire to change… so WHY does that happen? Well, Mark Twain gives us a Clue that it...

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The WISDOM of Mark Twain ~ 7 Life Lessons to Live By; #4

The WISDOM of Mark Twain ~ 7 Life Lessons to Live By; #4

4. Holiday Stress or Your Holiday Best!? Laugh it up this season! Often during the holidays we succumb to stress and overwhelm. Instead of spreading good cheer, we fuss and grumble. Mark Twain has some great advice for us during this season and anytime of year, he say’s… “Humor is mankind’s greatest blessing,” because, “Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.” Humor and laughter are amazing tools and I can say I...

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The WISDOM of Mark Twain ~ 7 Life Lessons to Live By; #3

The WISDOM of Mark Twain ~ 7 Life Lessons to Live By; #3

3. Feeling down? Help Others. It’s amazing that in North America, the most abundant place in the world, we can feel anything less than happy & grateful for our lives. We live in the free-est, most abundant continent in the world, but alas we are human, and so when we are feeling down, Mark Twain gives this solid advice: “The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up.” When we feel down or depressed it is...

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