2. I will receive only as much respect from others as I give myself.
3. I am a person of value which cannot be taken away, nor needs to be validated by anyone else.
4. Treating others well is technically a choice, but one that can and will make all the difference in the world.
5. There will always be people and circumstances in life who/that will cause me pain that I can't control. That is not an excuse for me to become jaded and bitter. Instead, I will do my best to focus on the things I can control, like my attitude, reactions, and how to bounce back.
"As you start traveling down that road of life, remember this: There are never enough comfort stops. The places you’re going to are never on the map. And once you get that map out, you won’t be able to refold it no matter how smart you are. So forget the map, roll down the windows, and whenever you can, pull over and have a picnic with a pig."