The first thing to remember, is that some things are out of your control. If you remember this simple fact, you are less likely to find yourself agitated and stressed. Of course, people can knock you down and give you unnecessary grief, but if you stop and take deep breaths, you may find yourself getting less upset with these things. Do whatever you can to deal with situations within your control, but try to stay calm when something happens which you can’t do anything about.
One of the main ways of ensuring you get the most out of your life is to create a list of goals and achievements. These can be small goals and big goals, for short periods and long periods of time. For instance, you may want to pass your driving test, develop your own website, find a new job, etc. Writing these down gets them clear in your head and makes them seem more achievable. As you complete these goals, you can score them off your list, and you’ll be surprised at what you have achieved within the year.
To get the most out of your life, it is also important to ensure you make plenty of time for yourself, to do the things you enjoy. Take time to see your friends at least once as week, and do simple things such as treating yourself to a regular beauty treatment, or just enjoying a long hot soak in the bath, so you can gather your thoughts.