Why You’re Not Smarter Than An 8 Year Old

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My 8 year old sister is smarter than me. She’s happier, care-free, and a joy to behold. She goes about through her day, living it to the fullest, not worrying about the day before, or the next day ahead. She draws the most incredible pictures, says the most thought-provoking things, and laughs like Tickle Me Elmo on steroids.

Do you remember when you used to behave the same way?

As we get older, something happens. We forget to live, and be happy. But that’s not the case with kids. Children are bold and without fear or judgement. They don’t worry about being accepted. When you see a child in a new classroom full of kids, what do they do? They run over, make jibber-jabber, and have fun together. Adults are too concerned about personalities, and how they’ll be jugdged by other people to truly get the most out of their day.

Kids experiment, they venture, they live in their own worlds where they are the rulers and anything is possible. There are no limits to a child’s imagination. And that’s the key to life – behaving like an 8 year old kid.

Observe young children, and you’ll see what I mean. They’re like little evil geniuses who go forth and make “it” happen, no matter what the cost. They learn how to talk, walk, and play, all from a little exploration and imagination. Want to live your life to the fullest? Then make sure you become an 8 year old and do the following:

1. Play – Play around with what you’re doing. Take a few risks and worry about your own amusement, not anyone else’s. Your goal of each day is to have as much fun as possible, and then some.

2. Imagine – Sit back for at least 10 minutes every day and let your imagination off its leash. Let it run loose through the neighborhood of your life, and you’ll be happier because of it. If you see a bird outside, wonder what if. What if the bird was a hired by your enemy as a spy to watch your every move? See, that got your creative gears moving, didn’t it? Use your imagination, and watch your world explode in a myriad of colors and wonder.

3. Explore – Take a risk, do something out of the ordinary. Go somewhere you normally wouldn’t, and you may learn something new. Have no shame – take a giant box, jump inside, and play inside it. Go crazy and make crashing noises with your mouth, c’mon you know you want to. Just think, what if that box was a spaceship or a pirate ship on a stormy sea? Act it out. Go forth and explore unknown lands.

4. Stop Caring – Children don’t give a flying f… *is handed note* umm, french fry? They don’t have a care in the world. They don’t worry about not being in control, because they are in control 100% of the time. They understand that they are the key to their own happiness and that anything they want is possible. Stop worrying, and start manufacturing the world you want to live in.

You will live a happier life if you do the above steps. 100% money back guarantee. Bwahaha, you fell for it. I’ve already spent your money on dental floss and Legos. I’m living like an 8 year old, now it’s your turn. Time to turn back the clocks and become an 8 year old once again.

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