Ten Commandments

  • Parenthood,  Ten Commandments

    Commandment #1 – Be Positive At All Times

    My commandments begin!

    And by positive I mean no “Venting”, whining, or complaining about things where you have no influence.  force yourself to be upbeat if you have to.   People have a limited brain capacity and naturally occurring bad thoughts crowd out anything else.  After a while you get talented at being negative, which is a road that leads nowhere good.  Go ahead and evict bad thoughts and negativity from your head as much as possible.  By and large a forced positivity is better than a natural negativity, and will crowd out negativity.

    This is very difficult to and I do not always follow through on it, but nonetheless, that’s what you must do.

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  • Having a Daughter,  One Hundred Rules,  One Thousand Suggestions,  Parenthood,  Ten Commandments

    Ten Commandments, 100 Rules, and 1000 Suggestions

    As I mostly keep this blog around to bore my daughter in the future, I guess I should start moralizing early.  Towards that end I’m going to start my top ten commandments, one hundred rules, and one thousand suggestion.  It will serve as the definitive source for whatever wisdom I believe in at the time, ordered by importance and severity.

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