17 Secrets To A Better Day — And Life

1. Do what you can to stay healthy without overdoing it.

2. Avoid debt as best you can.

3. Know when to walk away –from anything.

4. Timing when to speak and when to just listen is an art.

5. Be helpful to others and patient with yourself.

6. Do as little harm as possible.

7. Spend wisely!

8. Protect children, animals, and the environment.

9. Do something to brighten someone’s day today.

10. Spend at least a little time doing something you are passionate about.

11. Make a difference to the best of your ability.

12. Avoid gossip and pointless conversation.

13. Let the people in your life know how you feel.

14. Try not to have a fixed opinion about anyone or anything.

15. Be appreciative of others!

16. Treasure the small and simple joys of life.

17. Consider being a resource instead of an adviser,  when asked by another.

I can’t say that all of these are easy, but I’m working on it! Feel free to share, if you like the list. Thanks!

Karl Robb


About Karl Robb

Karl Robb has had Parkinson’s disease (PD) for over twenty-five years. Karl believes he has had PD since he was seventeen years old and was diagnosed at the age of twenty-three. Now fifty, he is a Parkinson advocate, entrepreneur, inventor, writer, blogger, photographer, Reiki Master, and speaker on PD issues. Karl is the author of the book, A Soft Voice in a Noisy World: A Guide to Dealing and Healing with Parkinson’s Disease. He has been chosen as a blogger partner for the 4th World Parkinson Congress being held this September in Portland, Oregon. He has a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His writing has been featured in The New York Post and he has appeared on BBC radio, the CBS Saturday Evening News, Japanese television, as well as several local Washington, D.C., television stations. Karl is a former board member and a Virginia assistant state director of the Parkinson’s Action Network and a board member of the Parkinson Voice Project. You may reach Karl via email at asoftvoice@gmail.com, visit his blog at www.asoftvoice.com, on Facebook, or contact him via Twitter @asoftvoicepd.

Posted on March 4, 2013, in Education & Support, Philosophy, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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