The 21 Rules

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21 Rules to Live By is designed to help you build stronger relationships, and navigate life's daily challenges. It's a practical guide to daily living, and includes rules for living with yourself, living with others, making good decisions and achieving your goals. The book includes 12 appendices, each designed to provide you with insight.

The author's favorite? Rule #10, Avoid USSs (unsolicited suggestions). Here then, grouped by area, are the 21 Rules. Enjoy!

Rules for Every Moment:

    Rule #1: Be Kind to Yourself
    Rule #2: Have Fun
    Rule #3: Work Hard
Rules for Living with Yourself:

    Rule #4: Live in the Present
    Rule #5: Focus on the Process
    Rule #6: Pause
    Rule #7: Laugh
    Rule #8: Create New Habits
Rules for Living with Others:

    Rule #9: Respect PPIs
    Rule #10: Avoid USSs
    Rule #11: Listen
    Rule #12: Be Kind to Others
    Rule #13: Help Others
Rules for Making Good Decisions:

    Rule #14: Follow Your Heart
    Rule #15: Take Risks
    Rule #16: You're Free to Change Your Mind At Any Time
    Rule #17: Welcome Mistakes
Rules for Achieving Your Goals:

    Rule #18: Set Goals, Not Expectations
    Rule #19: Zero to One
    Rule #20: The Firm-Flex Continuum
The Final Rule:

    Rule #21: Question All Rules