Friday, December 08, 2006

Everybody's free

Everybody's free to smile, to fly and dream big.Somebody was saying to me that life is the sum of all the shiny and dark moments, of happy and sad ones, of all the people we meet and experience we pass.She told me that the best wishes that she has for me is that I must live 100% every piece of this big puzzle that life is composed of.

We should grow by adding every piece but the most important thing is to remember everytime only those moments that make us smile.

We should let ourselves amazed by people and the experiences that we have in our life.The future belongs only to those that have the hands painted by watercolour, of those that have the power to paint their dreams on cloth reality. Only one thing can prevent the brush to send away the fear of failure. This thing is to smile everyday and to enjoy the adventure of living. Carpe diem principle

Ilinca was saying "A day without smiling is a wasted day". That's true ...and that's what I was trying to do in the last 6 years. I had great moments and every experience was something different that made me enjoy the adventure of living. Every experience I passed was my own learning circle and was part of the big puzzle that life is composed of. As you see I'm more reflective on this message because it's the end of the year and I must analyze if this year was good or not.

Enjoy the power and beauty of your youth.
Oh, nevermind, you won't understand the power and beauty of your youth until they've faded, but trust me in 20 years, you'll look back at photos of yourself and recall in a way you can't grasp now how much possibility lay before you and how fabulous you really looked. You are not as fat as you imagine.

Don't worry about the future, or worry, but know that worrying is as effective as trying to solve an algebra equation by chewing bubblegum.

The real troubles in your life are apt to be things that never crossed your worried mind: the kind that blindsides you at 4pm on some idle Tuesday.

Don't be reckless with other people's hearts; don't put up with people who are reckless with yours

Don't waste your time on jealousy
. Sometimes you're ahead, sometimes you're behind. The race is long, and in the end, it's only with yourself.

Remember compliments you receive; forget the insults. (if you succeed in doing this, tell me how). Keep your old love letters; throw away your old bank statements.

Don't feel guilty if you don't know what you want to do with your life. The most interesting people I know didn't know at 22 what they wanted to do with their lives; some of the most interesting 40 year olds I know still don't. Bold

Get plenty of Calcium. Be kind to your knees -- you'll miss them when they're gone.

Maybe you'll marry, maybe you won't. Maybe you'll have children, maybe you won't. Maybe you'll divorce at 40; maybe you'll dance the funky chicken on your 75th wedding anniversary.

Whatever you do, don't congratulate yourself too much or berate yourself, either. Your choices are half chance, so are everybody else's.

Enjoy your body: use it every way you can. Don't be afraid of it or what other people think of it; it's the greatest instrument you'll ever own.

Dance...even if you have no where to do it but in your own living room.
Read the directions (even if you don't follow them

Do not read beauty magazines; they will only make you feel ugly.

Get to know your parents; you never know when they'll be gone for good.

Be nice to your siblings: they're your best link to your past and the people most likely to stick with you in the future.

Understand that friends come and go, but what a precious few should hold on.

Work hard to bridge the gaps and geography and lifestyle, because the older you get, the more you need the people you knew when you were young.

Respect your elders.

Don't expect anyone else to support you. Maybe you have a trust fund, maybe you'll have a wealthy spouse, but you never know when either one might run out.

Don't mess too much with your hair or by the time you are 40, it will look 85.

Be careful whose advice you buy, but be patient with those who supply it.

Advice is a form of nostalgia; dispensing it is a way of wishing the past from the disposal-wiping it off, painting over the ugly parts, and recycling it for more than it's worth.

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