1. You don't have to point out the asshole in the room
  2. Sometimes you have to let problem people bury themselves
  3. Don't hold tightly to praise or criticism, both become false idols by which we measure our self worth
  4. You are in control of your own happiness
  5. Wait three days before you say something if you're riled up or emotional
  6. When something bad happens, think of (or write down) three things that silver linings
  7. Life is too short to be anything but yourself