Life is how we make it. Let us live like a book, some chapters are sad, some happy, and some exciting. But we will never know what the next chapter holds unless we never turn the page. We will learn that when life gives us a hundred reasons to break down and cry, we could

Life is the most difficult exam. Many people fail because they try to copy others, not realizing that everyone has a different question paper.

show life that we have a million reasons to smile and be thankful. Through the years, I have learned to stay strong and continue to believe that the secret to living well and longer is: eat moderately, exercise, laugh more and love without measure.

I have also learned that good days give us happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and the best days give wonderful memories. We should give meaning to life, not wait for life to give us meaning. A good life is when we assume nothing, do more, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot, and realize how blessed we are for what we have.

The mathematics of life is not the multiplication of wealth but the division of tasks, subtraction of greed and addition of humility.

 Let us learn to live with gratitude. It turns what we have into enough and more; and the best way to show and live with gratitude is to accept everything, even our problems, with joy, hope and positive attitude. I have even learned to be grateful for the bad things in life for they opened my eyes to the good things that I was not paying attention or took for granted before.

 Life is too short to stress ourselves with people who donít even deserve to be an issue in our life. We are surrounded by people who judge us day in and day out. They talk about us when we succeed and laugh at us when we fail. They can make us or break us. But the secret is to live a humble life that pleases God, not people for He will exalt us in His perfect timing.

 By Tim Pedrosa

Rivers never go reverse. So try to live like a river, forget your past and focus on your future. Life is not about being rich, being popular, being highly educated nor being perfect. It's about being real, humble, and kind.