Ten rules of Life
The Ten Rules of Life are ten of the most
important rules you should consider following in your day to day life.
- Help yourself enough so that you may best
- Forgive yourself for wrong things you have
done to others.
- Forgive others that have done wrong to
- Right thought.
- Right speech.
- Treat others as you would like to be
- Love others without imposing conditions on
- Regularly connect with God.
others does not just mean helping people. You can help animals, plants
even the entire system of nature. It is very important to note that to
help others effectively you also need to make sure you are taking care
of yourself properly. In effect before you can really help others you
must help yourself.
Help yourself enough so that you may best
yourself really means taking care of yourself. You must get enough
sleep, eat properly and exercise to best help others. Equally important
is psychological health. Probably the best thing you could do for your
mental health is to mediate for at least 15 minutes every day. You can
also just take some time
for yourself to appreciate the beauty of world around you. Try living
just for living, experiencing the experiences life throws
at you, enjoying the people, places, cultures you encounter.
yourself for wrong things you have
done to others
you have done wrong to others it is important to recognize this.
However, beating yourself up over these acts helps no one. You need to
forgive yourself for foolish hurtful things you have done. When you can
forgive yourself you can forgive others.
Forgive others that have done wrong to
When others have wronged you, you need to forgive them. Only by
forgiving the action can you let go of it. When you let go, the
experience will no longer trouble you. If you don't let go it will
continue to negatively interfere with your life. This does not mean you
should not get justice. If someone steals from you you are entitled to
get what was stolen back. If someone hurts you steps should be taken to
preventing them from hurting others.
thought means training your mind to focus on constructive thinking as
opposed to destructive thinking. A prime example of destructive
thinking is worry. A certain amount of worry is good. Worries can keep
important possible events in mind so that you may more effectively deal
with them. If, however, the worry is excessive, you will squander time
and resources on threats thet will probably never materialize.
The most important way to achieve right thought is
to master the skill of mindfulness. In mindfulness you concentrate
fully on a given task. You don't force out other distracting thoughts
but instead observe them without reacting to them. If your focus ever
strays from the concentrated task simply refocus.
speech involves having an awareness of how your speech affects others.
Right speech should be constructive as opposed to destructive.
Destructive speech harms others more than it helps others. Examples of
destructive speech are insults and malicious gossip. Practice
constructive speech by calling people by name and complimenting others.
Right action involves doing things that result in harmony not dissonance. You want to build things up not tear them down. Though
sometimes you have to tear down someting old to create anew.
Treat others as you would like to be
Golden Rule" otherwise known as the ethic of reciprocity means "treat
others as you would like to be treated". It is a fundamental moral
principle found in virtually all major cultures and religions. It is
considered the most essential basis for the modern concept of human
Love others without imposing conditions on
When you love others unconditionally you are
helping them by making them feel better.
Regularly connect with God.
with God is very important for your mental well-being. It relieves
stress and puts you in a more harmonious frame of mind. There are many
ways you can connect with God. Probably the best way is to practice
meditation. Other ways might be reading an inspiring book or poem,
listening to music, looking at artwork or just interacting with Nature.