3. Tell others how much they mean to you
I am a big fan of the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" books. I like to read the narratives given in all those books because, from each and every instance, the author points out the lesson to be learnt, or rather, he says that, every instance in our life teaches us a lesson which we people mostly miss out on. The lessons learnt may be trivial, but they would make all the difference. In the end it all comes down to the 3 rules mentioned. Let me illustrate how these rules actually work.