Beth Burnett

Storyteller

brutie and gordoMy top ten list for a happy life. Happy October, friends.

1. Follow your dreams. At least one, at least once, even if it screws up all of the rest of your plans.
2. Love hard. Love even, and especially, after your heart breaks.
3. Cultivate radical honesty. Some people won’t love the real you, but the ones that do will be the ones you want in your life.
4. Do something really difficult that you thought you couldn’t do.
5. Take care of a someone or something that can’t give you the same level of care back. A dog or a child or a cat or a fish.
6. Love your family. Grow your own if you can’t do that with your biological one.
7. Learn to stop talking shit about yourself! And don’t let others do it to you, either.
8. Develop loving friendships with women.
9. Base your happiness on your own life, not on how it compares to others.
10. Recognize your own worth every day in some way. Value you.

One thought on “For a Happy Life

  1. Best life advice I ever got: Try everything twice. Three times if you don’t like it, just to make sure it isn’t an acquired taste you’re missing out on!!

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