Check Out These 45 Lessons about Life from a 90 Year Old

We all make mistakes in life because of the lack of experience itself about life.  Those mistakes have probably taught us some of life’s most valuable lessons in order for us to better versions of ourselves.

Hence why they are called life lessons, because our life is turned for the better when we know how to act in a certain situation based on previous experience. However, sometimes it’s just better to learn from the mistakes of others in order for us not to suffer so much.

The following text is about 45 lessons that you might or might not have known about life from a 90 year old woman named Regina Brett. The list is full of words of wisdom and experiences.

45 Life Lessons from a 90 Year Old

  1. Life might not be fair, but it is always good.
  2. Enjoy every moment of your life, because life is short.
  3. If you aren’t sure about something, just take a small step forward.
  4. If you are sick, it isn’t your job to take care of yourself, it’s your friends and family’s job.
  5. Never buy something you don’t actually need.
  6. Don’t try to win every single argument. Keep in mind that it is more important to stay true to yourself.
  7. Crying alone won’t heal you as much as crying with someone else together.
  8. You are allowed to be angry with God, He can understand it.
  9. Save money for important things.
  10. It is perfectly okay to cry in front of your children.
  11. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.
  12. Accept your past so it won’t disrupt your present and ruin your future.
  13. Never compare your life to the life of others.
  14. A relationship that has to be a secret has no place for you.
  15. Take a deep breath from time to time, it calms down the mind.
  16. Everything can change in a second. But have no fear, God is always with you.
  17. Get rid of all the useless things in your life, they weigh you down in many ways.
  18. What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger. That statement is actually true.
  19. Your happiness is in your own hands, it is never too late to embrace it.
  20. Stop at nothing. Don’t accept “no” for an answer, and go after what you want and love in life.
  21. Wear those new clothes, use those nice sheets, burn all the candles. Don’t save them for a special occasion because every day is a special day.
  22. Give your best, and then go with the flow.
  23. Don’t wait for old age to come to wear purple, be eccentric now!
  24. The most important sex organ is the brain.
  25. Only you are in charge of your own happiness, no one else.
  26. Life is something you should always choose.
  27. Forgive everyone, but never forget what they did.
  28. What others think of you is their problem, it isn’t yours.
  29. Estimate each and every ‘disaster’ with the thought: “Will this matter in 10 years”?
  30. Give Time some ‘time’; it can heal almost anything
  31. No matter how good or bad the situation is, sooner or later it will change.
  32. Miracles actually happen, believe me.
  33. Don’t overanalyze life. Just show up and make the most of your life now.
  34. No one will take you that seriously, so why should you?
  35. Growing old beats the alternative – dying young.
  36. God doesn’t love you because of something you did or didn’t do. He loves you because of who He is.
  37. Your children are children only once.
  38. Love is the only thing that matters in life, that’s why love and be loved.
  39. Miracles are all around you, make sure to get outside every single day.
  40. The best time of your life is yet to come.
  41. Maybe it isn’t tied with a bow, but life is a real gift.
  42. Let it be
  43. Regardless of the way you feel, get up, dress up and show up!
  44. Being envious is just a waste of time. Make peace with what you have and enjoy it.
  45. If we all throw our problems in one place and are able to see everyone else’s problems, you’ll quickly pull yours back.

What are your thoughts about these life lessons?

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