23 Life Lessons You Can Learn From "The Nanny"

The Nanny was a television touchstone of the ’90s, but it’s packed with nuggets of wisdom that still work today.

1. In a rough economic climate, save as much money as you can.

2. You can indulge financially, but only from time to time.

3. Make the best of the hand you’re dealt.

4. Never hesitate to use every resource you have at your disposal.

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5. Because the most simple talents can prove to be the most useful.

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6. Always maintain a positive outlook.

7. And it’s OK to not be ready for the things life throws at you.

8. You and your friends can be different and get along just fine.

9. But don’t let other people’s negative energy get you down.

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10. Self-reflect and figure out what keeps you sane.

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11. Don’t give in to fitness fads and be sure to keep yourself fed.

12. And be sure to practice a nutritious lifestyle.

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13. Don’t be afraid to stray off the beaten path.

14. And in the darkest of times, there’s always a silver lining.

15. If you have a significant other, investigate what makes your relationship work and stick to it.

16. Be willing to learn and share his most intimate secrets.

17. And love every part of them — mind, body, and soul.

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18. If you’re single, know that laughter is the best medicine.


19. Just remember to love yourself first and foremost.


20. Because you don’t need someone else to complete you.

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21. So don’t forget to live in the present. Be here now.

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22. Even during those times when you feel like you don’t have it all figured out.

23. Just remember to stay true to yourself and your fabulousness will shine through.

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