JULIA’S WISDOM FROM HER 50 FABULOUS YEARS
Honesty is my calling card
and even more so as I get older. I want my daughters to know that apologising is an easy thing to do. Don’t hide that you were wrong; wear it like a badge. There’s always something to laugh about.
Even when Dan had breast cancer, we found stuff to laugh about because you’re just
You can suck up a lot living from day to day. You’re the
more same as always, there’s just a bigger and not be as reactionary drama to deal with. Laughter when you understand where your has always got us through. feelings are coming from. To have a psychological intelligence is, I think, the greatest gift anyone can have in their lives – I wish I’d got onto it earlier.
I treat my house like a resort.
Even though I don’t live in a resort, I like to ask myself, “What would I do if I did?” Well, if I was in a resort, I would lie in the shade with a book. So I might put on a load of washing, but then I go out into the backyard, lie on a hilarious old-school lilo and I read.
“Don’t sweat the small stuff.”
It sounds so clichéd, but it’s true. I mean, who cares how the dishwasher is stacked? Just sort it out. Try your best. It didn’t work today? Try again tomorrow.