Make time to read, the dust can wait,
Don't talk on the phone for more than three minutes unless you're giving your husband a grocery list.
Do what you love.
If you can't do what you love, do it as if you love it, it's healthier.
Save your money, budget your time.
Toxic people are poison, avoid them.
"Who, What, Why, When, Where and How" is not just for journalists - think!
Never lie to yourself.
Never lie to anyone - be diplomatic.
If you can't be diplomatic, punt - see, you can even learn from football.
The kitchen is your friend, the closet is not.
Don't start a joke if you forgot the punch line.
After a certain age, high heels are antiques.
Only leave your comfort zone when it's comfortable.
Character is Destiny - ask Shakespeare if you don't believe me.
"A friend is someone with whom you can be yourself....", Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Old, is a typo", Phyllis Diller
If you feel awkward around someone, don't be around them.
Avoid left turns.
Look both ways.
Be independent unless you need help.
Don't just listen to your heart, consult with your head.
Don't just listen to your head, consult with your heart.
What doesn't make you stronger, kills you.
Answer letters if you're lucky enough to still get them.
Answer e mails if you're not.
Don't rush through your ablutions - they make you feel better.
Don't clean your plate - hungry children will still go hungry and you'll get fat.
Less is more only when you're older.
Sometimes lemonade is just lemon - add sugar.
A promise is more than a word - get it in writing.
If you don't have anything to say, don't say anything.
Trust must be earned, don't give it away.
Kindness is not weakness.
Assertion is not aggression.
Write down your angry thoughts and put them away for ten years. Ten years later, if you're a writer, it's material. If you're not, you won't care.
Sleep is not a hobby.
Don't talk to the hand, talk to the head, unless you're an artist.
Mono-task. You'll get it done faster.
Listen to your children. They're contemporary.
24 hours ain't what it used to be.