7 Life Lessons From Mr. Rogers That Are Still True for Adults
By: Joe Hyer
Mr. Fred Rogers would have turned 89 years old today (March 20). With political fights on our Facebook feeds every day and just dealing with life’s daily struggles, we wanted to take a short trip down memory lane with some of the best lessons that many of us learned from Mr. Rogers. We may be adults, but we could all probably still use help from one of our most beloved national treasures.
LESSON: Always be true and honest with yourself
One of the coolest guys to live was Fred Rogers from Mr. Rogers' neighborhood... oh and his mum knitted his sweaters! pic.twitter.com/LYVJFgpfvA— Muhammad Thuneibat (@thuneibat) February 17, 2017
LESSON: Human beings learn best and most from other human beings
LESSON: Don't expect too much from yourself
LESSON: Don’t be superficial in life
LESSON: Be mindful of your impact on your community and those around you at all times
LESSON: Love is a state of perfect caring
Love is a state of perfect caring - Mr. Rogers pic.twitter.com/2sLXCWTdSx— Kathy K. Norman (@KathyKNorman) April 1, 2016
LESSON: Don’t Be Afraid to Cry
Mr. Rogers Says Goodbye: We also dug up this clip where Mr. Rogers offered a message to his adult fans. This was recorded just a few months before Mr. Rogers passed away in 2003.
We miss you, Mr. Rogers!