These core principles will keep you happy and balanced!

Live to be the center of attention!

Don’t shy away from it! Have fun. Be fun. Be good-natured and commit to enjoying every day. In the words of Auntie Mame, “Life’s a banquet and most poor suckers are starving to death!”

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Live to find meaning.

Pursue your interests. Trust yourself. Always look for the BIG picture. Don’t let feelings make your world small. Don’t undervalue inner peace.

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Live for style and beauty!

When you look good, you feel good! Why deny it? Explore your individuality. Share your exuberance. Surround yourself with people who really appreciate you. Don’t let people who judge you bring you down.

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Live to experience the world!

You can climb every mountain and feel every moment. You can motivate and inspire others. Explore uncharted territory both literally and proverbially. Some journeys are emotional.

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Live to fight for a cause!

Never lose hope. Always believe in yourself. Let self-criticism go. Take care of yourself physically. Keep a sense of humor.

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Live for the pursuit of knowledge!

You are happiest when you are learning something new. You should always be reading a book, taking a class, studying a new language or getting a new hobby. When you keep the soft focus on yourself, you keep the harsh focus off those around you. Everyone wins.

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Live to imagine and create!

You musn’t let fear hold you back! Don’t delay. Nobody wants to see you fail. Strive for excellence, not perfection.

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Live to get physical!

You’re happiest when you’re active. Always make time to get physical – go to the gym, walk to work, or join a recreational sports league. Be a little selfish with your time; the time you take for youself will make the majority you spend with others much more enjoyable for all involved!

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Live to do whatever you want!

Break any barriers that restrict personal freedom, but learn the difference between a reaction and a decision! Lie, cheat and steal if you must, but always stay honest with yourself!

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Live for friends and family!

You’re one of the only people who actually CAN live for others. And you want to! What would the rest of us do without you? Do for others what they can’t do for themselves. But don’t overdo it. Learn to tell when your help is actually needed to avoid burn out and self-pity.

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Live for the future!

Trust your visions. Bring the future into the present. Imagine new possibilities. Be courageous. Dream. Don’t isolate yourself.

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Live to be the boss!

Embrace it! The world needs leaders and you happen to be a natural one. You’re generous, you command attention and you’re great at holding court. Just remember to use your power for good!

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