A – Accept others for who they are and for the choices they have made, even if you have difficulty understanding their beliefs, motives or actions.
B – Break away from bad habits and relationships that stand in the way of what you hope to accomplish with your life.
C – Create a family of friends with whom you can share your hopes, dreams, sorrows, and happiness.
D – Decide daily that you will be successful and happy, come what may, then good things will find you. Roadblocks are only minor obstacles along the way.
E – Explore and experiment. The world has much to offer outside of your comfort zone, and you have much to give. Every time you try something new, you’ll learn more about yourself.
F – Forgive others, because grudges only weigh you down and inspire unhappiness and grief. Soar above it and remember that everyone makes mistakes.
G – Grow… leave the childhood monsters behind. They can no longer hurt you or stand in your way.
H – Hope for the best and never forget that anything is possible as long as you remain dedicated to the task.
I – Ignore the negative voice inside your head. Focus instead on your dreams and remember your accomplishments. Your past can be painful, but you can either re-live it or learn from it. Everyday you have a chance to create a new tomorrow.
J – Journey to a new tomorrow by remaining open-minded. Try to learn something new every day and you will grow in Knowledge.
K – Know that no matter how bad things seem, to be they will always get better. Even the harshest Winters are always followed by the warmth of Spring.
L – Let love fill your heart instead of hate. When hate is in your heart, there is NO room for anything else, but when love is in your heart, there’s room for endless happiness.
M – Manage your time and your expenses wisely, and you’ll suffer less stress and worry. Prioritize the most important things in life, and don’t get distracted by things that are less important.
N – Notice the poor, infirm, helpless, weak, or suffering people. Always offer your kindness and understanding, and offer your physical and financial assistance when possible. Remember, “But by the grace of God, there go I.”
O – Open your eyes and take in all the beauty around you. Even during the worst of times, there’s still much to be thankful for.
P – Play… never forget to have fun along the way. Success means nothing without happiness.
Q – Question everything, because you are here to learn and be informed. Just because something is conventional wisdom doesn’t mean its true. Seek out primary data and think for yourself.
R – Relax… refuse to let worry and stress rule your life, and remember that things always have a way of working out in the end.
S – Share your talent, skills, knowledge, and time with others. Everything that you invest into others will return to you, multiplied.
T – Try… even when your dreams seem impossible to reach, try anyway. You’ll be amazed by what you can accomplish.
U – Use your gifts to your best ability. Talent that is wasted has no value. Talent that is backed by work will bring unexpected rewards.
V – Value the friends and family members who have supported and encouraged you, and be there for them as well.
W – Work hard every day to be the best person you aspire to be, but never feel guilty if you fall short of your goals. Every sunrise offers another chance.
X – X-RAY… Look deep inside the hearts of those around you to understand why they do what they do, and you will see the goodness and beauty that is within them.
Y – Yield to commitment. If you stay on track and remain dedicated, you will find success at the end of the road.
Z – Zoom to a happy place when bad memories or sorrows rear their ugly head. Let nothing interfere with your dreams. Instead, focus on your abilities and a brighter tomorrow.
“Nobody can go back
and start a new beginning,
but anybody can
and make a new ending.”
2018 is YOUR year…
YOUR new tomorrow.