12 Rules for Life, According to a Woman Who Just Turned 45-Years-Old

“Always order one extra dish at a restaurant, an unfamiliar one. You might like it, which would be splendid. If you don’t like it, all you lost was a couple of bucks.”

There’s no shortage of people sharing life lessons online these days, but this one’s got some suggestions that go beyond the typical stuff.

Bloomberg columnist Megan McArdle’s 12 Rules For Life include to go to the party even when you don’t want to, give people living eulogies instead of just compliments, and give yourself permission to be bad at something because mastery is boredom.