Quality of Life Check List


So many are addicted to an adrenaline lifestyle. Adrenaline is a source of energy and for some a way of living

Do you fully understand what an adrenaline lifestyle is?

Adrenaline Is A Source of Energy

Humans will go to any length to get the quickest, easiest source of energy. Adrenaline produces energy; this is not the most healthful source, but is continually available.

A Racket:

Humans succumb to this drug instead of finding healthy energy sources.

A Medicant:

Adrenaline rushes help a person to blast thorough difficult times. The problem is that the adrenaline junkie creates crises just for the rush. When a person is on adrenaline, he or she has a respite from pain, and feelings are covered up

A Nasty Habit, Which Creates a Lifestyle:

To get the rush, humans do soul-damaging things: overworking, acting greedily, insisting on getting ahead or winning, keeping self in survival mode in order to have something to win at, and so on.

A Toxin:

This Toxin Keeps Healthy People Away

Those who are over adrenaline-dependent usually won’t develop close relationships with adrenaline addicts; it is too upsetting and painful. So the addict is surrounded by those with broken wings, codependents or other addicts.

Adrenaline addiction is a recoverable condition. Adrenaline addicts (ADAs) can recover from adrenaline addiction, usually by simply changing select behaviors. ADA’s identify their personal 20 triggers that start the rush and eliminate these triggers. ADAs’ recover faster with the help of a therapist or adrenaline-recovered coach. ADAs will go through a withdrawal period of between 6 and 12 months.

What Others Will Say or Think about the ADA:

Boy, is he on all the time. How can his spouse take it?

I know he listened to what I said, but I don’t think he heard me.

You can count on Karen to be late; that’s just her.

Jerry is always so busy. What is he always doing?

Susan works too hard. What’s with her?

Why does Michael put himself through all that stress? I think he likes it or something.

He always says he works best under pressure, but he’s including us, too.

The Recovery Process:

Stop the triggering behavior.

Be willing to be very bored until your new energy source kicks in (three to six months). Speak truthfully and completely to everyone and yourself in order to let go of the residue of adrenaline and heal.

Hire a coach or therapist:

Install a strong personal foundation to keep you well and adrenaline free.

Adrenaline Trigger & Solution:

Overpromising results, even a little bit

Deliberately underpromise, regardless of the person’s reaction or consequence

Arriving exactly on time or late

Leave 15 minutes early for every appointment

Involvement in nonessential projects or activities

Cut out 50 percent of all personal and professional projects, goals & agendas

Shoulds and have-tos; someone else’s agenda

Get rid of all shoulds, regardless of the consequences

Being optimistic during a rough time

Surrender to the tough time; don’t try to see it better than it is

Doing one thing in order to get another thing

Just do the latter and see if it works

Having current unresolved matters in your life

We have at least 100; get the targeted ones done

Holding back from another; being nice, being mad, not owning up to something

Have a heart-to-heart conversation and become intimate

Not asking for what you need

Be specific and ask before you need it

Tolerations; things you’re putting up with

Put up with nothing; reeducate people

Letting people walk all over you

Expand your boundaries

Trying to prove something by your results

Shift from results to people and pleasure



  1. Give people more than they expect and do it cheerfully.
    2.  Memorize your favorite poem.
    3.  Don’t believe all you hear, spend all you have or sleep all you want.
    4.  When you say, “I love you,” mean it.
    5.  When you say, “I’m sorry,” look the person in the eye.
    6.  Be engaged at least six months before you get  married.
    7.  Believe in love at first sight.
    8.  Never laugh at anyone’s dreams.
    9.  Love deeply and passionately. You might get hurt but it’s the only way to live life completely.
    10. In disagreements, fight fairly. No name calling.
    11. Don’t judge people by their relatives.
    12. Talk slow, but think quick.
    13. When someone asks you a question you don’t want to answer, smile and ask, “Why do you want to know?”
    14. Remember that great love and great achievements involve great risk.
    15. Call your Mom.
    16. Say “bless you” when you hear someone sneeze.
    17. When you lose, don’t lose the lesson.
    18. Remember the three R’s: Respect for self; Respect for others; Responsibility for all your actions.
    19. Don’t let a little dispute injure a great friendship.
    20. When you realize you’ve made a mistake, take immediate steps to correct it.
    21. Smile when picking up the phone. The caller will hear it in your voice.
    22. Marry a man/woman you love to talk to. As you get older, his/her conversational skills will be as important as any other.
    23. Spend some time alone.
    24. Open your arms to change, but don’t let go of your values.
    25. Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer.
    26. Read more books and watch less TV.
    27. Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older and think back, you’ll get to enjoy it a second time.
    28. Trust in God, but lock your car.
    29. A loving atmosphere in your home is so important. Do all you can to create a tranquil harmonious home.
    30. In disagreements with loved ones, deal with the current situation. Don’t bring up  the past.
    31. Read between the lines.
    32. Share your knowledge. It’s a way to achieve immortality.
    33. Be gentle with the earth.
    34. Pray  — there’s immeasurable power in it.
    35. Never interrupt when you are being flattered.
    36. Mind your own business.
    37. Don’t trust a LOVER who doesn’t close his/her eyes when you kiss THEM.
    38. Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before.
    39. If you make a lot of money, put it to use helping others while you are living. That is wealth’s greatest satisfaction.
    40. Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a stroke of luck.
    41. Learn the rules, then break some.
    42. Remember that the best relationship is one where your love for each other is greater than your need for each other.
    43. Judge your success by what you had to give up in order to get it.
    44. Remember that your character is your destiny.
    45. Approach love and cooking with reckless abandon.

–Author Unknown