Lessons Learned


 Life Lessons Learned              DancerClick image to watch video

I’ve learned - “Work hard, love gently, and dance like no one is watching... because everyone is on their cell phones and no one is watching anyway.” 

I’ve learned - one never stops learning. Kindness, peaceableness, and forgiveness towards others are some of the greatest lessons of all.

I've learned - that it's taking me a long time to become the person I want to be.

I’ve learned - to laugh often, laugh long and loud. Laugh until you gasp for breath.

I’ve learned - It was a whole lot easier to get older, than to get wiser.

I've learned - that it's not what you have in your life but who you have in your life that counts.

I've learned - that you can keep going long after you can't.

I’ve learned - that I don't remember being absent-minded.

I've learned - that you can do something in an instant that will give you heartache for life.

I've learned - that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them.

I’ve learned - that it takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it.

I've learned - that you can get by on charm for about fifteen minutes. After that, you'd better know something.

I've learned - that you shouldn't compare yourself to the best others can do.

I've learned - that we are responsible for what we do, no matter how we feel.

I've learned - that either you control your attitude or it controls you.

I’ve learned - that I don't remember being absent-minded.

I've learned - that no matter how much I care, some people just don't care back.

I've learned - that regardless of how intense a relationship is at first, the passion fades and there had better be something else to take its place.

I've learned - that my best friend and I can do anything or nothing and have the best time.

I've learned - that sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you're down will be the ones to help you get back up.

I've learned - that sometimes when I'm angry I have the right to be angry, but that doesn't give me the right to be cruel.

I've learned - that true friendship continues to grow, even over the longest distance. Same goes for true love.

I've learned - that just because someone doesn't love you the way you want them to doesn't mean they don't love you with all they have.

I've learned - that maturity has more to do with what types of experiences you've had and what you've learned from them and less to do with how many years you've lived.

I’ve learned - that family won't be the only ones there for you. It may seem funny, how people you aren't related to can take care of you and love you and teach you valuable lessons. Families aren't always biological.

I've learned - that no matter how good a friend is, they're going to hurt you every once in a while and you must forgive them for that.

I've learned - that it isn't always enough to be forgiven by others. Sometimes you need to forgive yourself.

I've learned - that no matter how bad your heart is broken the world doesn't stop for your grief.

I've learned - that our background and circumstances may have influenced who we are, but we are responsible for who we become.

I've learned - that just because two people argue, it doesn't mean they don't love each other And just because they don't argue, it doesn't mean they do.

I've learned - that we don't have to change friends if we understand that friends change.

I've learned - that you shouldn't be so eager to find out a secret. It could change your life forever.

I've learned - that two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different.

I've learned - that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who don't even know you.

I've learned - that even when you think you have no more to give, when a friend cries out to you, you will find the strength to help.

I've learned - that the people you care about most in life are taken from you too soon.

I’ve learned - that I don't remember being absent-minded.

I've learned - that it's hard to determine where to draw the line between being nice and not hurting people's feelings and standing up for what you believe.


Lessons Learned from observing dogs

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Never pass up the opportunity to go for a joyride.

 Delight in the simple joy of a long walk.

 When loved ones come home, always run to greet them.

 Eat with gusto and enthusiasm.

 If what you want lies buried, dig until you find it.

 Allow the experience of fresh air and the wind in your face to be pure ecstasy.

 Be loyal.

 Run, romp and play daily.

 When someone is having a bad day, be silent, sit close by and nuzzle them gently.

 Avoid biting when a simple growl will do.

 When you're happy, dance around and wag your entire body. 

 No matter how often you're scolded, don't buy into the guilt thing and pout...run right back and make friends.

Obedience has its rewards.

 Let others know when they've invaded your territory.

 Take naps and stretch before rising.

 Never pretend to be something you're not.

 Thrive on attention and let people touch you.

 On hot days, drink lots of water and lay under a shady tree.