"I have also found that by making four simple assumptions in our lives we can immediately begin leading a more balanced, integrated, powerful life. They are simple–one for each part of our nature–but I promise you that if you do them consistently, you will find a new wellspring of strength and integrity to draw on when you need it most.
1) For the body–assume you've had a heart attack; now live accordingly.
2) For the mind–assume the half-life of your profession is two years; now prepare accordingly.
3) For the heart–assume everything you say about another, they can overhear; now speak accordingly.
4) For the spirit–assume you have a one-on-one visit with your Creator every quarter; now live accordingly"
~Stephen Covey (1932 -)
It is not an easy thing to remember to live by the 7 Habits, but I do my best. Yeah, there are times when I mess up, I am only human and I make a lot of mistakes, but I try to clean up my act and start over. The search to become the woman I am meant to be continues...