2. Experience is what you get, when you don't get what you want
This weekend I spent a lot of time resting in bed, reading books, surfing and generally taking care of myself. I stumbled across two youtube videos which you should definitely watch, actually three.
These videos feature Randy Plausch, an american college professor at Carnegie Mellon University, who has a very inspiring message and presents in a very engaging way.
If you only have 10 minutes watch the Oprah Winfrey version
Last Lecture (76 minutes) - Really achieving your childhood dreams
Randy Plausch on Time Management (76 minutes)
PS Randy Pausch testifies before Congress