4 Paths to the Good Life I Learned as a Child

Lucky me, my parents showed me the paths to the good life. Eventually, I realized what they taught could be boiled down to four rules.

Rules for the good life

The paths we all need to walk in order to bring peace on earth.

A quick post inspired by this Word Press Daily Prompt.Childhood Revisited
by Michelle W: Sure, you turned out pretty good, but is there anything you wish had been different about your childhood? If you have kids, is there anything you wish were different for them?

The rules speak for themselves. Do they speak to you?


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These links are for those not familiar with Emotional Intelligence or the idea of Emotional Fitness.



  1. I was lucky too and am so thankful I had such great parents who believed in these same principles. I think I was a pretty good parent myself based on them as role modals. Maybe I should have spent more time with my children and less at work, but they turned out well.

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