Life’s Little Instructions is a short list of suggestions to help improve your life as well as the lives of others.
Sing in the shower.
Treat everyone you meet like you would want to be treated.
Watch a sunrise at least once this year.
Leave the toilet seat in the down position.
Never refuse homemade brownies or biscuits.
Strive for excellence, not perfection.
Plant a tree on your birthday.
Learn three clean jokes.
Return borrowed vehicles with the gas tank full.
Compliment three people every day.
Never waste an opportunity to tell someone you love them.
Leave everything a little better than you found it.
Keep it simple.
Think big thoughts but relish in small pleasures.
Become the most positive and enthusiastic person you know.
Floss your teeth. (These are really helpful)
Ask for a raise when you feel you’ve earned it.
Be forgiving of yourself and others.
Over tip breakfast waitresses.
Say “Thank You” a lot.
Say “Please” a lot.
Avoid negative people.
Buy whatever kids are selling on card tables in their front yards.
Wear polished shoes.
Remember other people’s birthdays.
Commit yourself to constant improvement.
Carry jumper cables in your trunk.
Have a firm handshake.
Send lots of Valentine’s cards and sign them “Someone who thinks you’re terrific”.
Look people in the eye.
Be the first to say “Hello”.
Use the good silver.
Return all things you borrow.
Make new friends but cherish the old ones.
Sing in a choir.
Plant flowers this Spring.
Get a dog.
Always accept an outstretched hand.
Stop blaming others.
Take responsibility for every area of your life.
Wave at kids on school buses.
Be there when people need you.
Feed a stranger’s expired parking meter.
Don’t expect life to be fair.
Never underestimate the power of love.
Live your life as an exclamation, not an explanation.
Don’t be afraid to say “I made a mistake”.
Don’t be afraid to say “I don’t know”.
Compliment even small improvements, including your own.
Keep your promises, No Matter What!
Rekindle old friendships.
Count your blessings.
Call your Mother!
This list is not complete by any means. If you have a suggestion to add please let us know.
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