44 Priceless Moments Money Can’t Buy

"If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it."

44 Priceless Moments Money Can’t Buy

1.Realizing you were smiling the entire time you were talking to someone, right after you hang up the phone.

2.The warm coziness of my own bed after I return home from a long business trip.

3.Playing Rock-Paper-Scissors to settle a decision with one of your friends.

4.When a wild animal is tame enough to eat food right out of your hand.

5.Crying on my sister’s shoulder. Without the help of my family and close friends, I would be lost in a world of emotion, stress, and confusion.

6.Picking and eating fresh fruit right off the tree.

7.The joy of watching a baby smile.

8.The proud look on my 4-year-old son’s face when he learns a new skill.

9.The bittersweet emotions that rush through your body on the very last day of high school.

10.Time with the love of my life. Last May, my husband…

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10 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in My First 30 Years

"If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it."

Many people cringe as they approach the age of 30. For some reason, these milestones tend to get people thinking. Am I old? What should I have done differently? Am I really happy with this person I married? Etc.

Second guessing is normal and I don’t have to remind you of the 20/20 hindsight rule. However, as I approach 30, I’m taking a different tact. I am viewing age as a positive simply because I have learned a ton of lessons that not only help define me, but will make future years enormously successful – emotionally, professionally, and socially.

Often times we don’t realize how powerful our lives can be until we reflect and share our experiences. That is why I took some time to write and submit this article; I want to reflect on my life and be sure to enjoy the lessons learned instead of regretting whatever outcomes…

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25 lessons i learned in 50 years.

"If you surrender to the wind, you can ride it."

This is a guest post by Barrie Davenport of Live Bold and Bloom.

For anyone under 50 reading this, I have some good news for you. 50 is pretty darned good!

I even surprise myself by writing this, because believe me, I never thought the day would come when I would embrace being half a century. But it has arrived, and it doesn’t stink.

Yes, yes — there are the inevitable physical changes that are quite unsettling. Things do start to droop, wrinkle and expand. Sometimes you will catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror and wonder who that middle-aged person is. On the outside, you may look like a grown-up, but on the inside it’s crazy how you still feel like you are 30. Or younger. (Ask my teenagers. They hate that about me.)

When I was in my 30’s and 40’s, I took life much more seriously.

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