45 Life Lessons by Regina Brett

45 Life Lessons by Regina Brett
45 Life Lessons by Regina Brett

Each of us in life needs inspirational words to help him move forward. Words from people who have overcome life's obstacles like American journalist, radio host and bestselling author Regina Brett.

She has twice been nominated as a finalist for the prestigious Pulitzer Prize in the essay category. He has a bachelor's degree in journalism and a master's degree in religious studies.

A day before she turned 45, the doctors made the terrible diagnosis of breast cancer. Regina is winning her battle with cancer, and her experiences with the disease are being chronicled by herself in the Akron Beacon Journal.

These posts carry the Headliner award. On the eve of her 45th birthday, she wrote her 45 rules of life. Five years later, she wrote her book "Be the Miracle" in which she shares her 50 lessons she learned in life.

Regina is also the author of the book "God Never Sleeps". We share her 45 life lessons that will surely make you rethink yours.

When it comes to chocolate, there's no point in resisting.

It's never too late to have a happy childhood. However, a second childhood depends solely on you.

Burn the candles, use nice sheets, wear nice underwear. Don't save anything for a special occasion. This special occasion is today.

Your job won't take care of you when you're sick. Friends and relatives will. Hold on to them.

Whether the situation is good or bad, it will change.

You may be angry with God. He will understand.

Forgive everything to everyone.

Growing old is better than dying young.

No matter how you feel, get up and get out there.

If we could all throw our problems in the trash, there we would find bigger ones than ours.

Life isn't always fair, but it's still good.

Pay off your credit card debt every month.

When in doubt, just take the next small step.

You don't have to win every argument. Back off.

Get rid of everything that is not useful, beautiful or joy-bringing

Save for pension from your first salary.

Time heals almost everything. Give time to time.


Your children only have one childhood. Make it memorable.

Go for a walk every day. Miracles are everywhere.

Meet every disappointment with, "Will it be worth it in 5 years?"

Don't take yourself too seriously.

If your relationship has to remain a secret, you shouldn't be in it.

Everything can change in the blink of an eye. But don't worry, God never turns a blind eye.

Don't compare your life with that of others. You have no idea what their journey is like.

Indulge in sweet temptations.

Life is too short to feel sorry for yourself. Get down to living right.

You can get through anything today if you pull yourself together.

When it's time to follow what you really love in life, don't give up.

Cry with someone. It's more healing than crying alone.

There's nothing wrong with your kids seeing you cry.

What doesn't kill you really makes you stronger.

Believe in miracles.


Don't look at life under a magnifying glass. Just experience it.

You won't get if you don't ask.

Envy is a waste of time.

Take a deep breath. This calms the mind.

Prepare more than you have to, then go with the herd.

Come to terms with your past so I don't spoil the present.

The writer writes. Write if you want to be a writer.

Don't wait until old age to wear bright red clothing. Be eccentric now.

When you need to follow what you love in life, don't take no for an answer.

If a relationship of yours has to be a secret, don't be in it.

The most important organ in sex is the brain.

Your happiness depends on no one else but you.

You shouldn't care what others think about you.

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