Subject: [The Listserve] Greg's Rules for Greg
A few years ago I started making rules for myself because I wanted to help future Greg make the best decisions he can. These rules apply only to myself.
Greg's Rules for Greg
If you're debating between shaving and not shaving you should always shave. Clean is classy
Always take the Sunday flight home, nothing that great ever happens Sunday night and flying home early Monday crushes your week
Don't drink a muscle milk when you're drunk
The feeling of regret is always worse than the feeling of rejection
Always wear a costume on Halloween and make sure it's good
No one cares about your fantasy team but you
Always check the volume of your headphones before you press play. It's the worst way to start your day.
The opening song of the lion king makes for an epic alarm clock
Smile every time you enter a room
Know the crowd, especially when it comes to pulling out your penis
Try to eliminate the word “but” from your vocabulary
When out with a lady always offer to pay for dinner
After eating a massive meal don't immediately take a really hot bubble bath
If you're generous, generosity will find you
If it’s 3:30am and your drunk then it’s not a good time to take a shot of espresso
We're all in this together
You can't be something to everyone but you can be everything to someone
If you stay out late drinking on a weeknight, make sure that you get a very good night sleep the next night.
Always finish eating at least one hour before doing a Bikram yoga class
The first time you ever have an issue with someone, give them the benefit of the doubt
When in doubt buy the point
Give and ask for guidance, not feedback. We all crave guidance.
It's always better to over dress than under dress. Additionally make sure you know what's proper attire for important events
Understand why someone holds a view before disagreeing with it
When I'm not feeling great I need to always ask myself when the last time I had sex/jerked off is and if it's more than 2 days do that and reevaluate
When renting a new home or apartment always check the vents for mold/dust and inquire about the last time they were cleaned, and that the filters in the HVAC were changed
Don't play the "snooze" game. Set your alarm and get up when it goes off. Quit with the 5 more minutes bullshit.
When you’re done with work for the day, close all tabs and programs on your computer. It’s no fun waking up to a million things trying to grab your attention
Pei Wei smells really good but the food sucks
Have a set routine for the first 2.5 hours of your day. It makes you happy and productive