Those 8 Golden Rules…..so important, so simple, so easy to forget….good to have reminders. We sleepwalk a lot of the time, forgetting all-so- quickly the wisdom of Rule 7: Live in the moment. I’d maybe add my own rule – laugh, remember to laugh too!
I cannot claim to have any great wisdom, though I HAVE had a lot of defining moments in my long life. Born in relative poverty, wasting early education, then a revelation in education, some great mentors, a great marriage, wonderful children, successful career, many setbacks personal and business, privileged to provide education aid for thousands of underprivileged children, and ….. a carefree retirement because we believed what people told us when we were young! These 8 Golden Rules are based on real experience across our entire lives, they are not theoretical, though you WILL find most of them in the volumes written about Buddhism and Stoicism. We hope you find them useful, but apply your OWN mind to them!
The 8 Golden Rules
- Accept that shit happens! You will meet lots of it today, at work, on the bus, on the news, Internet, neighbours, in Starbucks, shit everywhere!
- Accept that…
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