These rules are meant to be bite-sized life lessons that lay a foundation to learn from. They are designed to help cultivate strength, insight, and wisdom as a part of your life. These rules are not definitive and should be used as thought-provoking exercises. These rules are not written in any particular order.

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Rule 9: Pay Attention To Life’s Lessons

Life is the teacher which gives you the opportunity to learn each and every day. By observing new things and experiencing them in our lives, our sight of perspective broadens and changes the way we see the world. It improves our behavior and the way we think by expanding and challenging our understanding. Always pay attention to the little lessons that life provides.

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These rules are meant to be bite-sized life lessons that lay a foundation to learn from. They are designed to help cultivate strength, insight, and wisdom as a part of your life. These rules are not definitive and should be used as thought-provoking exercises. These rules are not written in any particular order.

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Rule 8: Practice Makes Permanent

You’ll often hear the expression “Practice makes perfect.” It’s a great mantra but not quite accurate. Practice makes us perfect only at that which we are practicing. If you repeatedly make a mistake in your practice, you only become perfect at making that mistake. Practice makes permanent. Not perfect. When you practice, it is essential that you get it right. Make sure you get it perfect before you start practicing. Then make it permanent.

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These rules are meant to be bite-sized life lessons that lay a foundation to learn from. They are designed to help cultivate strength, insight, and wisdom as a part of your life. These rules are not definitive and should be used as thought-provoking exercises. These rules are not written in any particular order.

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Rule 5: Approach the World Through Beginner’s Eyes

A beginner doesn’t have any expectations, preconceived notions, or past experiences to limit their view of a situation. Beginners have curiosity towards new things and are open and eager to learn. Embrace being uncomfortable or nervous in new situations. These feelings mean you’re getting out of your comfort zone, growing, and learning. The more comfortable you get with being uncomfortable, the more the world opens up.

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Jonathan Farrell

Full stack developer, philanthropist and triathlete focused on user experience, innovation and making the world a better place. https://jonathanfarrell.info