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What were some of the most important lessons you have learned in the last 10 years?
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      Dorothy L. Davis wrote Dec 28, 2010
    • Some important lessons learned in the last ten years for me were:

      *YOU are your own best company

      *Happiness is within, no person, place or thing is the key to your happiness

      *If it is to be, it’s up to ME!

      *The Universe (or your beloved deity) ALWAYS has your back, whether you believe it or no

      *What thoughts we think determine the outcome of our lives

      *What you put up with, you end up with

      *Think of what you want and NOT what you don’t

      *If standing up for yourself constitutes being a BITCH to the general public, so be it. It’s nice being a  Babe- In- Total- Control-of  Herself

      *You are smarter than you think

      *A man is a luxury, NOT a necessity, so choose wisely

      *Living Well is the best revenge

      So many lessons...shall I go on? estatic

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      Vikki Hall wrote Dec 28, 2010
    • Dorothy THAT is a great list!

      I can say that those would all be on my list along with:

      It truly is better to give than receive
      Don’t look back at regrets but forwards with anticipation
      Bigger is not necesarily better

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      Diane17 wrote Dec 28, 2010
    • Life is too short to hold grudges.

      If you keep reliving the past and revisiting old wounds, you will become bitter.  Best to try and forget and move on.

      Forgive and forget.

      You can’t please everybody.

      Sometimes you just have to listen to your heart (and gut feelings).

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      Angelcart wrote Dec 29, 2010
    • @ Opulent...... “What you put up with is what you end up with“........that is so true!!!happy

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      Anaise wrote Jan 19, 2011
    • That even though your body is sending you signals that it wants to get pregnant(when I was 35) don’t fall for it.  I was dating again and my body was sending me signals to get pregnant.  I was dreaming of pregnancy alot.  Not fun especially if you don’t have a solid relationship with someone.  I was actually interviewing all my dates for the possible fatherhood role.  How disgusting.  I think alot of women are running into this problem these days.  Hooking up with just anyone because their body is ready to have a child.  Then the divorce factor is so easy.  My advice to all women who have not conceived by the time they are 35, DON‘T! You will seek out men with blinders on.  Your offspring deserve better than the chump on the street corner.  At least go to a sperm bank where you can choose the background of the donor.  You have a better chance of great genes and at least you will prepare yourself on taking care of the child yourself.  This running around trying to collect child support from dead-beats is the outcome of a biological clock ticking, if you aren’t married before the bio bomb is set to go off.

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      Msj wrote Apr 11, 2011
    • Actions/Things/Events I thought were earthshatteringly important meant nothing when one single person was taken from this earth. Add another person taken 2 months later...yet a third almost taken...

      Outlook on life is Drastically different, I respect things I thought were miniscule, and I cherish  things I would have not thought twice about.

      Likewise things that seemed utterly urgent are significantly unimportant.

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      Mzd3 wrote Apr 12, 2011
    • After losing several loved ones, I learned that we (I) am not invincible.

      Time goes way too grow up and move on to their own lives, and its hard on me.

      I wished I would of followed my dreams along time ago, now its too late.

      I should of taken alot better care of myself.

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      Msj wrote Apr 16, 2011
    • heartOH Dianne, start some new dreams! it is not too late. You never know whatyou will turn up!

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      Butterflyrose wrote Aug 25, 2011
    • *Stay present in the moment

      *simplifying my life(work in progress)  

      *enjoy the simple things in life

      *enjoy each moment with loved ones(tomorrow is not promised)

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      Melanie Seals wrote Aug 11, 2013
    • Go for everything you want the rest will follow!

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