Ten Commandments for a Happy Family by Msgr Ted Wojcicki
Share family meals – include time for conversation. Eating meals only in van or in front of fridge or TV is isolating, deflates trust, and promotes loneliness.
No portable electronic devices allowed at dining room table, at family meals in restaurants, or in children’s
Here are ten resolutions to make when you awake in the morning.
They are Just for One Day. Think of them not as a life task but as a day’s work.
These things will give you pleasure. Yet they require will power. You don’t need resolutions to do what is easy.
1. Just for Today, I will try
Take stock of your bad habits: The fastest way to success is to replace bad habits with good habits. Every week, pick a small bad habit and replace it with a good habit. Do this for 52 weeks and you’ll have the best year you’ve ever had.
Quality is not an act, it’s a habit.
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.
A happy man is too satisfied with the present to dwell too much on the future.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Ask yourself this question: “Will this matter a year from now?”