Positive Assumptions For A Better Life!   Leave a comment

1. Assume you are loved.

2. Assume that those who love you find some kind of value in you and the things you do.

3. Assume, however, that you don’t need to be valuable in order to be worthy of love.

4. Assume there is no one out there keeping a tally of all your failings, ready to throw it in your face when you’re either feeling too good or too awful about yourself.

5. Assume that if anyone actually is keeping a tally of your failings, it says more about them than it does about you.

6. Assume you can’t make all of the people happy all of the time; maybe not even some of the people some of the time.

7. Assume you will, over the course of your life, sometimes anger or disappoint the people you love.

8. Assume that when this happens, it isn’t the end of the world, even if that’s what it feels like.

9. Assume there is never an end to learning, or growing, or discovering.

10. Assume you will always find a way out, even when all the doors slam shut and everything feels impossible.

11. Assume that sometimes earnestness and optimism can trump irony and cynicism.

12. Assume it’s possible to recapture the way you felt when you were young, how the perfect clockwork mechanism of the universe left you breathless and giddy with wonder.

13. Assume there will always be more stories to tell.

14. Assume the earth will become a paradise (Psam 37:29), as promised by its Almighty Creator, and you have an opportunity to be there, forever.

15. Assume you are obliged to treat others as you would like them to treat you, with dignity and respect, even if they mistreat or abuse you.

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