Life’s Little Instruction Book

1. Have a firm handshake. Look people in the eye.
2. Sing in the shower. Whistle. Both will relax you.You will feel on top of the world.
3. Own a great stereo system.
4. Keep secrets. Better think more than once prior to telling others, your secret.
5. Never give up on anybody. Miracles happen every day.
6. Always accept an outstretched hand.
7. Be brave. Even if you’re not, pretend to be. No one can tell the difference.
8. The third chance should not be given to the loser.
9. If you know someone intimately and you admire that person for good qualities, there is a good chance that you can become like him. Live in that frame of mind.
10. Phone is a gift for Your time, let the other wait till your decisive moment is over.
11. If you get hugged, let the other be the first to let go.
12. Be careful of others, who have nothing at stake to give up.
13. Keep the channels open, this will let you complete your passage.
14. Lead a life full of jest, you will reach the destination, time and distance do not matter much.
15. It is always better and safe to express felt love for others.
16. Visiting the hospital for those known, will always make them feel better especially those who are at less advantageous position in the world than you.
17. Appreciate all who work at lesser position than you, as dignity of labour needs respect.
18. Send your loved ones flowers. Think of a reason later.
19. Lighten children’s mood by waving towards them in the school bus or any other opportunity.
20. Smiling at others will normally get you a response. The resultant vibrations will make the world happier.



Former Sailing Sea Captain at V.Ships, Miami, FL, USA (retired in 2009). Studied BA (Sophomore) at The Principia, now lives in Jaipur, India

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