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10/20/2018Daily Motivation - I accept myself wholly and completely
Accepting yourself wholly and completely entails valuing every part of yourself unconditionally. You have to be able to value both the good parts, and those parts that you think need to be strengthened. Unfortunately for many people, self-acceptance is a hard thing to do, especially when they look at the mistakes they make. But the good news is that self-acceptance is something that can be nurtured. It is a process that starts with acknowledging the judgments you usually make about yourself, and then being able to soften those judgments. We have to recognize that this process is a skill that you can practice, as opposed to being an inborn trait, that you either have or do not have.
10/19/2018Daily Motivation - Everything you can imagine is real
The power of imagination - The power to imagine is an inherent gift within every person. Each one of us can imagine. All great paintings, buildings, cars, songs, or movies begun with an image in somebody's mind. The ability to create something in our minds is one of the most powerful tools man has been given. Think about a world where there is no imagination! What a dull world that would be. People sometimes call dreams imaginations. And rightly so. Dream, imagine, the kind of life you want to live, and the world you want to belong to. Then make all your dreams come true.
10/18/2018Daily Motivation - Each and every day I feel fulfilled and joyful
How to Feel Fulfilled and Joyful Every Day - Feeling fulfilled and joyful each day is something that everyone throughout the world regardless of their background yearns to achieve. Call it bliss, joy, happiness, delight, ecstasy, elation, euphoria, the name does not matter, it is THE feeling we want to experience. In achieving the highest fulfillment, we first need to ask ourselves these questions: - What makes me joyful now? - How fulfilled am I on a daily basis? - What can I do to increase the feeling? - How do I react to negative happenings?
10/17/2018Daily Motivation - I check my pulse and if I can find it, I know I've got a chance
Finding Hope Even When The Odds Are Against Us - Sometimes in life we get knocked down by tragedies or adverse circumstances. The normal reaction for most people is usually to give up, viewing their setbacks as the final straw. Some people choose to focus on the bad things rather than finding hope in the unlikeliest of situations to overcome setbacks. Challenges will always be with us, because I doubt that there is anyone in the entire universe who has a perfect life. Even if we are rich in material wealth, there is always the possibility that we can still suffer physical and emotional pain, and in some cases money will not even be the solution to those challenges.
10/16/2018Daily Motivation - Each day I strive to learn something new
Life is constantly changing, and different aspects of our daily routine change with it. Things related to our professional lives and even our hobbies are affected by those changes. Unfortunately, we may not even be aware of the changes that are taking place. There is a thin line between success and failure and learning something new on a daily basis can essentially offer new possibilities through simply altering how we view things. It need not be anything overwhelming, but just a new bit of small, but interesting information that could change our life forever.
10/15/2018Daily Motivation - Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads & empty hearts can do that
Tips To Practice Positive Thinking - Early in life children have great aspirations. They want to emulate mom or dad, and become like them. Some want to be fire fighters, astronauts, or movie stars. Growing older, reality sets in. Or perhaps I should say conditioning sets in, from parents, schooling, church, and, not to forget, the media. They learn how to be victims of their circumstances. Little do they know that circumstances should never be a hindrance toward achieving our goals in life. Challenges are part of life. It is stuff that we can deal with as it comes up. It is no refection on who we are.
10/14/2018Daily Motivation - Happiness depends upon ourselves
Aristotle, the great thinker of the past, believed that the purpose of our being is to find happiness. He believed that the goal of life is to be happy, and this happiness depends entirely on the individual. It is never about what happens to us, or the events around us. We are responsible for our happiness. It is always a choice that we make. The challenges in our lives should never be a hindrance to our happiness. When we make the decision to be happy, the universe will conspire and help us to experience that joy. It should always be our goal in life to find the happiness within ourselves, and never in the events of our lives. We wish our lives away when we get involved in linking our happiness to different stages in our lives.
10/13/2018Daily Motivation - Being successful is my natural state
Does Success Come Naturally? - Ever taken the time thinking about how your subconscious mind manifests itself in your daily life? All goals you want to achieve, start as an idea. Having positive thoughts and visualization prepares your mind to turn the goals to a successful conclusion. Sometimes you may wonder why other people have success in life, while you fail in some of your undertakings. Does this mean that you are cursed? No one is cursed, unless you call "stinking thinking" a curse. I am talking about a negative mindset, because everything starts in your mind.
10/12/2018Daily Motivation - Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds
What is one of the most common themes in the lives of all of the great individuals in the human history? No matter when these extraordinary people lived, almost all of them had a hard time presenting their innovative ideas to the people around them. This includes artists, forward-thinking leaders, scientist and pretty well everyone else, who ever dreamt of a better world, and had the desire to make these dreams come true. Almost all of these people experienced resentment and rejections from many others who wanted to hold onto the status quo. This has been true since before the dawn of civilization, and it is still true today.
10/11/2018Daily Motivation - For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness
Tips On How To Manage Your Anger - There are many encounters in our daily lives. Some of them make us happy and others leave us with frustrations, or even outright anger. Living a life full of anger is a waste of our own time and energy, that would be better spent on something more productive. Prolonged anger can be very detrimental to our health. How can we avoid anger, or deal with it?. The following tips will help us tame our anger, so we remain happy most of the time.
10/10/2018Daily Motivation - Having Less Than I Need Drives Me To Work Harder
I consider myself lucky because I know the life I want to live, and the kind of life I want to wake up to on a daily basis. I look at different neighborhoods as a way of reminding myself what is possible if I work a little harder. I have a list of everything I want to achieve in life, and this has become my daily motivation. Every minute when I feel less motivated, all I need to do is look at that list, and visualize the fulfillment my dreams.
10/9/2018Daily Motivation - Everything is Possible - Think Possibilities
We are the sculptors of our destiny. We have the ability to drive our future into any direction we desire, but often we give up on our dreams for fear of failure, and fear of the unknown. But you can achieve anything you desire by having the right mindset and a strong will to pursue it. Some of the greatest individuals, past or present, neither had an exemplary childhood, nor did they attend the best colleges or universities in the world. They have one thing in common though, a commitment to their dreams.
10/8/2018Daily Motivation - Even If You Fall On Your Face, You're Still Moving Forward
One of the most common attributes that successful people share in common, is the virtue of perseverance. If you are going to look into the lives of high-achieving people, you will realize that they had to go through a lot of failures before they gained their current status. What does this teach us? Well, first of all, falling flat on your face doesn't mean it's the end of everything. The road towards success is filled with potholes and roadblocks. What you need to do is keep on moving forward, no matter what. Always keep in mind that if you fall, you can still get up and continue your journey.
10/7/2018Daily Motivation - Good things happen to me every day
In life, there are times when negativity seems to surround us, smothering our dreams and destroying our hope. But if we become more observant, we will see that the present moment is filled with a lot of beauty. We can either allow this negativity to saturate us, and hold us back, or we can let our positive attitude propel us forward. When we allow negativity to suffocate our dreams, we start to accept it as a way of life. It is very true that we cannot control what happens to us, but we certainly can control how you react to it.
10/6/2018Daily Motivation - He who has a why to live can bear almost any how
Tips On How To Find Your Life's Purpose - We face many challenges in our lives every day. Most of them are minor, but major challenges can make us feel like giving up. At a time like this, we are really tested, and can show what we are made of. People with a strong purpose in life have a much better chance to get through rough spots in their lives. When we have developed a purpose in our life, we are less likely to feel discouraged. We will remain optimistic, and stay focused on life. What is your purpose in life? If you are still working on finding your purpose, here are a few points that may help you...
10/5/2018Daily Motivation - Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need
Go out of your way give to those in need - The world we are living in today is full of self-centered people. Everything that people are doing is aimed at benefiting themselves alone. Sometimes it seems that we live in a dog-eat-dog world. Is this the way we were meant to live? The world can be a better place if we all became a little more generous. By going out of our way to help our friends or neighbors in whatever they need, we will do more for them than we can ever imagine. Good deeds never go unrewarded, whatever good we do to others, comes back to us tenfold or more.
10/4/2018Daily Motivation - Enthusiasm permeates whatever I do
To be enthusiastic means we are inspired by a cause, which could be our dreams, or our purpose in life. Enthusiasm is an intense enjoyment of what we do. When we have enthusiasm for our goals and dreams, we will do anything to make it happen. If we lack some skills that are required, we show a willingness to learn, and want to become the best at what we do. Work will not feel like work at all. It becomes a pleasure to pursue our objectives, because we love what we do. With enthusiasm we tackle every aspect of our endeavor, and we do it with excellence. Our enthusiasm will be visible to everybody around us. They will wonder what we are up to.
10/3/2018Daily Motivation - Common Sense Is not So Common
What is common sense? Somebody once told me that common sense is what the general population on this planet lacks. Food for thought! Talking about food. Would you blame obesity, which is rampant today, on the fast food industry? Or would the answer be that people should know that fatty foods make them fat? The essence of common sense is in those questions. The best definition I found was on Wikipedia, "Common sense is a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things, which is shared by ("common to") nearly all people and can reasonably be expected of nearly all people without any need for debate."
10/2/2018Daily Motivation - Remember fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind
7 Ways to Overcome Fear and Improve Your Life - When fear takes over our lives, it expresses in all kind of different forms, gloom, depression, despair, and discouragement, among others. Where do we find the fear? Fear is a mental habit, that only resides in our minds. It simply does not exist anywhere else. Fear enters our mind when we start having negative thoughts, and negative feelings. And these thoughts translate into negative expectations.
10/1/2018Daily Motivation - Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school
The Real Meaning of Education - Education is very important in our development as a person. But do all of us know what education really means? When we were kids, we probably heard countless warnings for us to study hard. But when parents are asked why education is important, most of them will say it is for us to be able to get a good job. But is the reason for us to get a good job the real purpose of education? Do we really go to school just to be able to survive?
9/30/2018Daily Motivation - Don't re-open old wounds in order to examine their origins. Leave them healed
Healing on physical terms refers to the body's recovery, whether towards regaining health or that of a wound. On the other hand, it can also refer to something more of a deep emotional wound, which almost everyone knows, that the pain due to an injury or cut is nothing compared this miserable feeling of an emotional wound! Despite this truth, why do people tend to hang on to the past, rummaging through bad experiences, and even attempt to re-open old wounds? What's past is past. It is gone. We cannot change it.
9/29/2018Daily Motivation - Every obnoxious act is a cry for help
Ever noticed how kids throw tantrums when things don't go their way? Did you know that adults behave the same way, except they use a different technique. If you live with an obnoxious person, you know what I am talking about? Or perhaps your boss exhibit obnoxious behavior occasionally? It can be a nasty affair, so I am suggesting to add a little humor to the situation. Of course, I do not mean that literally, but create a little humor in your mind to make it easier to deal with. Imagine the person with a silly cartoon face, or even in diapers. It might also help to dilute the nasty things that might be said. After all they are the ones with the problem, not you.
9/28/2018Daily Motivation - Demonstrating self reliance increases my confidence
Self-reliance and self-confidence are two words very closely related, whereby one can’t do without the other. In other words self-reliance and self-confidence are dependent qualities. Let's define each one: SELF-RELIANCE - Self-reliance means depending on our own inner strength, abilities, power and resources to overcome the daily challenges. SELF-CONFIDENCE - Self-confidence on the other hand is trusting in our own abilities and judgement. These two qualities are very important in our self-improvement.
9/26/2018Daily Motivation - Do what you want with what you have where you are
Work With What You Have To achieve Great Results - Many times people harbor dreams of success and a good life but never really take realistic steps towards achieving them. The main excuse is that they lack the resources, and are waiting for the right time to pursue their dreams. There is never a right time to chase your dreams, because time waits for no man. Many people around the world today have enormous wealth, and successful businesses, not because they inherited some big chunk of money, but because they had the drive to start with whatever little resources they had at the time.
9/25/2018Daily Motivation - Consistency The Key To Success
When a person lacks the natural talent or ability for something, the best way to attain success is through consistent effort and practice. A less gifted footballer, for instance, can do well on the field in a competitive match, even better than the more talented individuals, because of consistent practice. The same player will be selected again and again because of the consistent performances, while others may have one great game, but are relegated to the bench, because of inconsistent efforts, in-spite of their natural talent.
9/25/2018Daily Motivation - Commitment is what transforms a promise into reality
Learn about the true power of commitment - Do you know the real power of commitment? If there is no commitment, there are only hopes and promises, and we will not transform our hopes and promises into reality. When we are committed, our words not only become the driving force of your actions, but also create a high degree of personal discipline. The real power of commitment is huge. It focuses our mind on the one thing that becomes our purpose in life.
9/24/2018Daily Motivation - Close some doors. Not because of pride, incapacity or arrogance. But simply because they no longer lead somewhere
Adopting to Change in Life - Life is like a moving wind, ever changing. The life we live today differs from the life we lived yesterday, and of that we will live tomorrow. But what happens when we keep looking back, and keep our eyes and minds on yesterday’s successes and failures? Most likely our tomorrows will lose some meaning, and the happiness we could enjoy today is diminished by looking back. Do yesterday’s worries and disappointments have any role to play today or in our tomorrow? Nothing more than a lesson learned.
9/23/2018Daily Motivation - By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail
The key to success is in planning - When we see successful people in life, either in terms of financial status or in a business career, we admire them for the success they have achieved. We envision of having the same type of success for ourselves, with a sense of fulfillment, and a life lived on purpose. Seeing the appearances of success, we must not forget that success does not come by chance. It is a deliberate, and well planned out journey with a desired end objective. By planning for success, we design a well defined path, complete with goals, toward our desired achievements.
9/22/2018Daily Motivation - By being yourself, you put something wonderful in the world that was not there before
Let us talk about one of the things that holds the key to transforming yourself and the world around you ... being yourself. Many people lack self-esteem, and as a result, they do not lead the satisfying lives that they really want. They also find it difficult to help or influence others. If that describes you, please listen closely. You are a unique, one of a kind human being. Your personality is unlike anybody else's, which makes you as important in this world as anyone else.
9/21/2018Daily Motivation - Build your own dreams or someone else will hire you to build theirs
Run After Your Dream! - Have you ever felt lost as if what you do is getting you nowhere? At some point in our lives, we all have felt as if we had no purpose or sense of direction. We end up simply living by the moment, relaxing, and procrastinating. We all want positive change in life, but without a goal and an ambition, we are stuck in the starting blocks.
9/20/2018Daily Motivation - Believe you can, and you are halfway there
Believing in ourselves is a major factor in our self-motivation. A self-motivated person has the confidence to step out of their comfort zone. The belief in our abilities gives us the faith to enter uncharted territories. Being our number one fan starts a fire deep inside of us that gives us the strength to withstand the toughest situations, and nothing can stop us, to forge ahead and follow our dream.
9/19/2018Daily Motivation - A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also wrong
As children, we often have a somewhat misleading view of the world. We naively see the adults we interact with, be they parents, teachers, and other grown ups, as perfect beings capable of doing no wrong. The way adults react to what we do makes us think that perfection is an attainable ideal, especially because they are our role models. At this point in our lives, we also lack the capacity to tell what is right or wrong, and this makes us blind to the mistakes adults make.
9/18/2018Daily Motivation - Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional
Tips To Overcome Challenges In Your Life - We can probably agree that even the most enthusiastic, energetic and optimistic people we know need some encouragement from time to time. Our lives are full of challenges. These challenges should not make us weaker or lose interest in life. But they should make us strong to face life head on. Most people find it difficult to accept and deal with these challenges. Running away from them is the worst thing we can do. Choose not to be defeated by following these tips.
9/17/2018Daily Motivation - Being ambitious makes my life better
Ambition is a strong desire to be successful, coupled with determination and hard work. It is the fuel that keeps us driving towards our destiny, making it essential in order to excel in everything that we do, culminating in a rewarding and happy life. Successful people are driven by a positive desire and an optimistic heart, that enhances their lives day after day.
9/16/2018Daily Motivation - A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty
In difficult situations, a pessimist sees only the obstacles to his or her goals. On the other hand, an optimist sees every barrier as a stepping stone, a lesson towards achieving his or her goals. As a matter of fact, optimistic attitudes is what determines the extent of our success, while pessimistic attitudes is what kills our dreams. There are benefits that come from being an optimist, but also from being a pessimist.
9/15/2018Daily Motivation - A good friend will always stabs you in the front
In a world where sincere friends are few and far between, it is always refreshing to come across an ally who doesn't hesitate to criticize and correct whenever we go astray. Thanks to our fast-paced and competitive lifestyle, where we are all striving to get ahead in life, drive better cars, live in bigger homes, or look more affluent than our colleagues, nowadays most of the people that we think of as our friends, would rather see us fail than point out our shortcoming to help us.
9/14/2018Daily Motivation - A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality
The world is a better place today because of the dreamers. Great men and women of the past who had a vision, who had a dream and collaborated with others who believed in their vision. They achieved momentous milestones in life, which changed people's lives around the world. No man is an island. This saying holds a lot of truth in it. You too can dream of big ideas and share it with other like minded people. The results may not only change others’ lives, but they also will reinforce your belief that nothing is impossible to achieve. If you can dream it, you can achieve almost any goal, with the help of a good team.
9/13/2018Daily Motivation - Being resourceful is important to me
Why We Must Be resourceful - What does it mean to be resourceful? What is the importance of it? Can we be resourceful without even knowing what the whole thing is all about? Resourcefulness is simply the ability to cope with unfavorable situations and make the best out of them. To some, this may sound rather oppressing. However, if we understand the importance of being resourceful, all our endeavors will turn into fun and success.
9/12/2018Daily Motivation - I am confident about what I have to offer the world
All The World's A Stage, And You Have An Important Part In It! - Have you ever wondered how famous personalities seem to radiate an aura of self-assuredness, speaking in an indirect language saying to us, "Look at me! I am important and I have something that society and the whole world needs!" Their secret? They have found the one thing that we have been looking for all our lives.
9/11/2018Daily Motivation - An abundant future awaits me
If you ever hope of living the life of your dreams, you have to create an abundant mindset. An abundant frame of mind is the difference between leading an ordinary life and an extraordinary one! You have to be absolutely sure that the future holds nothing but great things for you. Every cell in your body has to believe that you will have everything that you desire! If you ever encounter difficulties in achieving your goals, you should not let them faze you and weaken your faith.
9/10/2018Daily Motivation - A light heart lives long
How to be Light-hearted in a Challenging World - Someone with a light heart is always cheerful and carefree. We may yearn to be the same way, but sometimes it seems impossible. With the everyday challenges, which may include family, financial, or even dealing with illnesses, among other things. It is almost impossible to be always cheerful under these circumstances. Almost! But it is possible.
9/9/2018Daily Motivation - Don't worry about failures, worry about the chances you miss when you don't even try
Life is full of opportunities. We would be silly if we were to shy away from something, simply because we are afraid to fail. Trying different things in our life can not only be exciting, but necessary to gain experiences in various areas of life. Otherwise, we might end up being naive, dull and inexperienced.
9/8/2018Daily Motivation - I have the power to change myself
Becoming the best You, you can be - Whenever we are facing challenging times, the world seems like a lonely place, with little hope. Even at times like these, everything we need to make a change in our life is already at our fingertips. We are created in a way that all the resources that we need to make a positive change in our lives, are already with us, right now.
9/7/2018Daily Motivation - A man's character may be learned from the adjectives he habitually uses in conversation
If we want to live a happy, positive, and abundant life, one of the key factors is our mindset, and our attitude toward life. We want to guard our minds from negative influences. Here is a fun way to get to know our friends and acquaintances, and even family members, to see how supportive and helpful they would be in our effort to improve our lives. What kind of character do they have? Are they positive or negative?
9/6/2018Daily Motivation - My cherfulness is contagious
Deciding to be cheerful is simply amazing for our well-being. But what if I tell you that it is equally awesome for other people who are around us? Yes, that's right! Cheerfulness is like the sun, the one object that brightens up everything it touches. The sun energizes our bodies and makes us feel better. When the sun comes up after a rainy night, we wake up and smile, as if to say "ah, there is hope as long as the sun rises!"
9/5/2018Daily Motivation - Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong
You’ve probably heard people talk of how the rich use other people to enrich themselves. This might be true in rare cases, but this is not really what happens. As a single entrepreneur, we can only do so much by ourselves. If we want to develop our ideas and bring them to market, we need the help of many people with various skills to make it happen. When we employ other people, there is no limit to what we can achieve. We can grow our business beyond borders, all we need to do is find the right people to work with us.
9/4/2018Daily Motivation - A human being is only interesting if he's in contact with himself
Daily interactions are part of our everyday life, ranging from just gesturing a slight nod to smiling at someone, communicating while maintaining professionalism, making new acquaintances, and developing deeper relationships. Of all the people we meet and friends we have, and those we've come to know better, whom are we likely to listen to? Is it best to go with the new trends, and typically think that the advice of others is more valuable? Who should we trust most? The best answer should really be no other than ourselves!
9/3/2018Daily Motivation - A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool
Let's accept the fact that each day we will make mistakes, and that making mistakes is more than okay. It is our nature as humans to err, and getting things wrong is part of the learning process. The most successful people in the world are regular and major risk takers. They are able to take these risks, because they accept the fact that they don't know everything, and that from time to time they are guaranteed to miss the mark.
9/2/2018Daily Motivation - How to be joyful in life
Every successful person had failures at some point in their life, and every happy person had sad moments in life at one point or another. What makes them different? They did not allow their negative experiences in life to change them, or their goals in life. We can all relate to them. We have challenges in life, some are minor, but others are more serious, and some of these events may rob us of our joy in life. They could even make us feel worthless, thus we are getting down on ourselves. But how can we wrestle with our challenges in a state of misery, and still be joyful, despite of what is happening?
9/1/2018Daily Motivation - Today is the first day of the rest of your life
Now is the best time to turn your attention to your future. Have you set your goals for your life, to achieve your dreams? Goals for the next year, next month, and next week? What strategies do you have laid out to accomplish those desires? Are your goals taking you closer to your dreams? - Today is the first day of the rest of your life!
8/31/2018Daily Motivation - Money Flows To Me
Imagine yourself as a magnet for cash, as a magnet for all the wealth the universe has to offer. This process will open your eyes to the vast range of opportunities that present themselves each and every day. Maintaining a positive mindset, especially when it comes to your financial well-being, is essential for seeing that the universe is both generous and on your side. This generosity leads you to create positive change, grow your wealth, and share your abundance.
8/29/2018Daily Motivation - I Follow Through With My Commitments
Keeping your word is one of the best things that you can do to build strong relationships and a reliable network. Surprisingly, it also intensifies the power of your words. When you say something and follow through, you will start seeing positive results in other areas of your life as well. Making promises to yourself, for instance, will have a higher meaning, as you are working towards improving your life.
8/29/2018Daily Motivation - And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years
Time spent on this earth is of no importance unless we are committed to making each and every day count. This can be as simple as having a positive impact on the lives of others, or it can be as complex as perfecting a talent through decades of persistent practice. Regardless of how long our life is going to be, we have to make an effort to do something that matters.
8/28/2018Daily Motivation - A spirit of positivity infuses my life
Capturing the essence of a positive mindset - The world is a strange place indeed. We spend so much time trying to achieve our goals and dreams, work relentlessly toward them, yet a single element of negativity is capable of sending us crashing to the ground, our dreams seemingly crushed and shattered. Negativity is a poison in our mind. Taking on a feeling that things will not work out, can render all our efforts futile, and we become despondent, as if someone just popped our balloon.
8/27/2018Daily Motivation - My kindness is a powerful weapon
Kindness - An Excellent Secret Weapon - A weapon is something that makes us feel powerful. It is usually thought of as a tool for aggression or violence. With a weapon, we can face a battle with confidence because we stand higher chance of winning. There is another kind of weapon, that has a long history of solving conflicts, without the violence, that is normally associated with a weapon, and that is kindness.
8/26/2018Daily Motivation - Most people would rather be certain they're miserable, than risk being happy
Take The Risk and Live a Happy Life - Every day is a new beginning, a new chance to rediscover ourselves, and make it the best day of our lives. Unfortunately for most people it is the exact opposite. The beginning of a new day is the continuation of yesterday's pain and suffering, and perhaps even more to come, why? Is it because they fail to take the risk of having a great, fulfilling day? Or is it the fact that they opt by default, to have a miserable day?
8/25/2018Daily Motivation - 10 ways to love - listen, speak, give, pray, answer, share, enjoy, trust, forgive, promise
We talk a lot about love. Love for ones soul mate, wife or husband. Children. Family, and Friends. We express our love in different ways, and for some people it does not come that easy to express their love. Here are ten ways we can show our love in subtle, and not so subtle ways.
8/24/2018Daily Motivation - A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new
Mistakes Are The Real Spices Of Life! Show me a person whose motto is to "play safe, and stay safe", and I will tell you that person hasn't had much excitement in their life. In fact, I might even say, their life could be downright boring! Of course we could all use a little safety, but using common sense in our activities will help for that. But imagine how lifeless and dull our existence would be if all we ever did was well within your comfort zone?
8/23/2018Daily Motivation - 80% of life is showing up
Procrastination is undoubtedly one of the biggest hindrances to becoming successful in life. Most people procrastinate, which explains why very few people manage to become successful in life. When we postpone an important task in favor of something else, or even do nothing at all, we lose one of the most precious resources in life, time. When we consider the fact that anything that is worth while achieving, needs some effort. We must push ourselves to do things we don’t like to do. That is precisely why its so easy to procrastinate.
8/22/2018Daily Motivation - I Live My Life With Courage
There was a point in my life when I had fallen from "grace". I thought I had hit bottom. Nothing was going right and there seemed to be no way out for me. I wallowed in the pain for some time, feeling sorry for myself, and looked for ways to get back on track. I found out that even though I had been burnt, I continued to look for things, but only for things that were known to me. The fear of the unknown was immense. I doubted my own abilities and had started to believe what others were saying, that I could not succeed.
8/21/2018Daily Motivation - Creativity flows from me
Tapping into our creative potential - Some of the most enduring stories throughout history, came from people who had the presence of mind to mobilize the power of creativity. There are many examples of people who had to reach deep inside and marshal their force of creativity in order to emerge from dark, defeating moments. The phoenix rising!
8/20/2018Daily Motivation - Consistency is a Key to My Success
Most of us have one habit that we share. We quickly take credit when things work out great, when we can celebrate minor or major accomplishments. What happens when things go sour. When we drop the ball, or have an outright failure? What is our first reaction? Who messed up here? Who's fault is this? Let's be honest, we try to find a whipping boy, who we can pin the blame on.
8/19/2018Daily Motivation - An idiot can face a crisis, it's day to day living that wears you out
Life's Crises Are Nothing But Stepping Stones That Lead To Something Better! Why are we so quick to react and blow things out of proportion when faced with a crisis that seems to come out of nowhere? What are we doing moping about, wailing and shaking our fist at the heavens for? The whole world isn't ending just because something unexpected happened to us and temporarily threw you off track!
8/18/2018Daily Motivation - I am creating the life of my dreams
Have you ever felt like you were treading water, not getting ahead? Do you feel like you are not getting closer to reaching your dreams? Do your dreams look a bit hazy? Has the excitement worn off? Perhaps it is time to take stock of where you are, and put some excitement back into your life by dusting off your dreams, and rekindle your desire to reach for the top.
8/17/2018Daily Motivation - Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light
In our early years in this world, our heart brimmed with joy and wonder. The innocence and purity that dwelt within our sincere heart guided us in whatever we did. That is why our childhoods hold the fondest memories for most of us. However, the blissful existence did not last, it just fizzled out as the years went by.
8/16/2018Daily Motivation - The counterfeit and counterpart of nature is reproduced in art
At first glance one might think that we are talking strictly about artistic values. In fact this is all about life, how we see it, and how it expresses through our feelings and actions. People through their artistic expressions see life in different ways, and what ends up on their canvas is the way they perceive life, how they feel, and how their attitude shapes their thinking.
8/15/2018Daily Motivation - Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature
Be the Flower blossoming a Happy Life - Each one of us wants to lead a happy life. We all appreciate that a positive attitude feels much better than a negative one. But, for some strange reason, we tend to be drawn and attracted to the negative side of life a lot of the time. How can we establish a more positive attitude, and make it a daily habit?
8/14/2018Daily Motivation - A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon
During wars, soldiers fought hard and some died for their countries. When they came home, they were recognized and decorated with ribbons of honor, which showed their levels of achievements, and ranks in the military. In the world of business or in community involvement, people are also working hard, and fighting for the recognition as a leader in their field.
8/13/2018Daily Motivation - What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything
Trying something new can be little intimidating. Perhaps you are thinking of starting your own business, or changing to a more lucrative career. Maybe you want to try something less daunting, like learning how to dance, or singing in front of a group, or finally asking a friend to a dinner date. So many maybes, so many possibilities - yet we often are quick to shut them down with a "what if..." followed by a negative thought.
8/12/2018Daily Motivation - As I look at my past I release all regret and disappointment
Lay Hold of What is Rightfully Yours by Releasing Past Disappointments. Let’s face it, the past will always be with us. Have you been letting it determine how you lead your life? Don’t you think it’s time to get rid of the tag of disappointment, and replace it with one that shouts victory and success? It’s time to get the spring back into your step.
8/11/2018Daily Motivation - Once you choose hope, anything's possible
Sometimes we are faced with difficult situations, and it seems like life is turning against us. At times, when we expect the best, things may turn out different. We may not meet our expectations, or perhaps even face a failure, when we were so sure of our success. We become heartbroken and even lose sight of our goals or dreams.
8/10/2018Daily Motivation - The young man know the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions
As young men or women, we want to learn a trade, or a profession, something we are interested in. For example, we go to a business college, and become knowledgeable about matters related to business. After graduation, we may think that we know everything, because we are trained in our field. We may even think that we can be considered experts, and that we do not need advice or help from anyone.
8/9/2018Daily Motivation - Shame is pride's cloak
In the modern world of instant gratification, also fueled by the pressure to impress others, some people have developed an uncanny way of boasting of their achievements or flaunting their wealth. This breed of otherwise modern and sophisticated persons 'mask' their low self-esteem by downplaying their success with the hope of someone noticing it, and praising them for their humility.
8/8/2018Daily Motivation - I am strong enough to make tough decisions
Every day of our lives we are faced with situations that require us to make decisions. Most of those are of a minor nature. But at times, we have to make tough decisions. Those tough decision can be the ones that will affect our life, and perhaps that of our family, and beyond. It is those kind of decisions, that define our beliefs and our character.
8/7/2018Daily Motivation - I stay calm in the midst of every life storm
There are times when you may feel that a storm is taking you down. Some grave circumstances that make you feel like you cannot survive. Worse, difficulties can happen overwhelmingly on top of one another, like a hurricane of events in your life!
8/6/2018Daily Motivation - I prepare myself for anything that life brings my way
There are many challenges that we will face in our lifetime. Some challenges we will be able to deal with quickly, because they are small enough, while others will be more daunting. We have to be prepared to deal with anything that we may face on our life journey. I am not trying to scare anybody, but let's face it, life is not smooth sailing. Some of you may have noticed that already.
8/5/2018Daily Motivation - Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step
Not knowing what lies ahead in our future, should not keep us from looking ahead at what is possible for us. What is your dream? What is it that you really desire? Are you afraid to take the first step out of your comfort zone, to go after your dream? Are you afraid that you might fall? Although sometimes it may be hard to get back on your feet once you fall, never forget that you - and only you - have the power to get back on your feet, dust yourself off, and confront whatever comes your way, stronger than before.
8/4/2018Daily Motivation - Be the change you want to see in the world
When looking at the world today, we see things that we don't like. Things that, if we had the power, we would change for the better. We see people today going through life unhappy. Unhappy with themselves, unhappy with their financial situation, and they really see no way of changing things. Insecurity, injustice, and intolerance are just some of the factors causing people pain and suffering.
8/3/2018Daily Motivation - Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively, for its hidden assets
Most of us have a constant cloud that hovers around us as we go through our daily routines. In fact, failure is probably our greatest fear, and we often find ourselves avoiding risks, some of which could be opportunities in disguise. We hold on to a failing business because we can’t seem to live with the thought of being regarded a failure. Most of the fears stem from the fact that we are so concerned what others might think of us.
8/2/2018Daily Motivation - If you don't like something, change it; if you can't change it, change the way you think about it
Throughout our daily living, at home or at work, in social gatherings, or our relationships, we encounter situations that cause issues. Have you found yourself, at any point, thinking about what might have gone wrong? How things happened, and what happened next, or how things could have been prevented?
8/1/2018Daily Motivation - The Secret of Happiness is to make others believe they are the cause of it
One of the definitions of happiness is, "Happiness, gladness or joy is a mental or emotional state of well-being defined by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy." That sounds like the ultimate experience we can have in our life.
7/31/2018Daily Motivation - My life has been full of terrible misfortunes most of which never happened
With the state of the economy, and the negative events happening around the world, worry seems to be present in most people's lives. Worry is not limited to world events, though, but we also worry about little things. We hope it does not rain, our hair will get wet. Or worry about the car breaking down. Worry is a negative emotion. Negative thinking and negative emotions will create negative effects in our lives.
7/30/2018Daily Motivation - Whenever I hear It can't be done, I know I am close to success
How do you react to obstacles in the path to your success? Do you get angry, fearful, or do you get more determined? What is your instinct when everyone around you says, this is not going to work, or, this is as far as you will go? Do you just fold your tent and give up? Or does this bring out the best in you?
7/29/2018Daily Motivation - Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships
We live in a day and age where talent is important. But teamwork is exponentially more important. A prime example of that happened in the 2015 NBA finals. LeBron James was outstanding throughout the series, but by himself he could not beat the opposing team. One of the media headlines was, "LeBron James had the worst AWESOME performance in NBA Finals history". It is teamwork that wins championships.
7/28/2018Daily Motivation - Ability is what you are capable of doing - Motivation determines what you do - Attitude determines how well you do it
We can achieve anything, absolutely anything, with the right attitude. Do you believe that? A positive attitude is the only thing in life that guarantees our success. Our ability, our skills will only take us so far. We can upgrade our skill set, in order to achieve more. What drives us to do that? Our success attitude!
7/27/2018Daily Motivation - One problem with gazing too frequently into the past is that we may turn around to find the future has run out on us
The past has very little to do with what will happen in the future. If we had failures in the past, we learn from them and shut the door. If we had successes in the past, we use them as stepping stones, but we don't keep looking back. That part of our life is gone. To achieve our future dreams, we must concentrate on our goals, and on the plans we laid out to achieve those goals.
7/26/2018Daily Motivation - A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd
We live in a day and age where it is treacherous to listen to the crowd if you want to be successful. In order to lead the orchestra or to become that successful entrepreneur, the top executive, or the great artist you always wanted to be, you need to turn your back to the crowd. You will never be a success when following the crowd. The most effective leaders in business, or in any field of endeavor on our planet are those who have learned to do the things that the crowd is unwilling to do.
7/25/2018Daily Motivation - To Fly, We have To Have Resistance
Nothing of value in life comes easy. As human beings we frequently face uncertainty, difficulties, and unpleasant situations, many of which potentially may threaten to undo us. But it is only the wise among us, facing that resistance to move forward, can profit from difficulties or losses, and in essence, use them as stepping stones to achieve bigger and better things in life.
7/24/2018Daily Motivation - Low self esteem is like driving through life with your hand brakes on
Have you ever been so eager to drive to some place and as soon as you hit the freeway, your car simply refuses to pick up the speed? You get frustrated and wonder what is gong on with your car, only to look down and see the hand brake is still engaged. That can be the same feeling of frustration you have, when you are not making any meaningful progress in your life. Even though you believe you have what it takes to become great, you just can't seem to get it together.
7/23/2018Daily Motivation - To repeat what others have said, requires education, to challenge it, requires brains
It takes someone with a good memory to remember what others said yesterday, or even a few minutes ago. A typical student would remember what their teacher said during yesterday’s lesson. To remember something, we need to have proper explanation of a subject. Do we have to reason, or think much about it to remember what other people told us? Most likely, not. This is the act of imparting knowledge to someone, or simply, education, and this happens when others explain something to us.
7/22/2018Daily Motivation - When you come to a roadblock, take a detour
The journey of a thousand steps always begins with the first step. Along the way you will encounter numerous challenges. Challenges that will put your resolve and willpower to the test. Regardless of what kind of challenges you are facing, your positive reactions to those challenges, coupled with your iron will and determination will see you through your entire journey. In the end it is that strong will and determination that makes the difference between winning and loosing.
7/21/2018Daily Motivation - Success doesn't come to you, you go to it
The Secret to Guaranteed Success in Life! Can you name a single thing you have done today to get you closer to your success? If you are like most people, you have a big dream and many goals you would like to achieve in your lifetime. It might be becoming a Millionaire, being the president of a major corporation, or making a scientific discovery.
7/20/2018Daily Motivation - A bird does not sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song
Within each one of us exists a unique individuality, that is waiting to be expressed. When a bird sings, she is not doing it simply because she can sing, but she sings because she has a song that she wants to shout out to the world. It is the song that comes straight from the heart. That song expresses the birds individuality and it shows her whole authentic, meaningful existence.
7/19/2018Daily Motivation - Always do right. This will gratify some and astonish the rest
When we do the right thing, from simple things like helping an elderly lady across the street, or returning a lost wallet, to bailing someone out of a life-threatening situation, we make people sit up and take notice. Whether people like us or not, they will be pleased with our noble actions. Our good friends will look at us with gratitude, seeing what we have done. While our detractors will be absolutely astonished that we were capable of such a humane act.
7/18/2018Daily Motivation - The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes
A good portion of our lives is spent trying to find answers to important questions that affect our lives. Answers that may help us with the challenges we face on a daily basis. In this relentless quest, many of us are naturally inclined to look for what we have yet to see in our search for solutions to life's challenges, in other words, we are out "seeking new lands".
7/17/2018Daily Motivation - Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are
Malcolm Forbes is one of the more influential people in the world. He is also a very successful entrepreneur, and is well known for publishing the Forbes Magazine. One of his better known quotes is "Too many people overvalue what they are not and undervalue what they are". His quote is very well portrayed at a poker table. Great poker players know how to act strong, even though they may hold weak cards. Their opponents may think that their own hand is not good enough to win, so they fold.
7/16/2018Daily Motivation - You can't shake hands with a clenched fist
As in times past, wars, riots and crimes seem to continue to mar our generation. It becomes more and more important that we find the path of peace and friendship, that can be followed by people within or surroundings and beyond. To achieve peace and gain trust in each other, an open mind and open hands are essential. We cannot shake hands with a clenched fist, because it is a clear sign of anger that show our preparedness to fight. We must overcome our anger. If we want others to come to us in peace, we have to be peaceful.
7/15/2018 Daily Motivation - The secret to success is making your vocation your vacation
Success and Happiness has little to do with the Promise of a Big Paycheck. People tend to pursue a certain profession because of the promise of a good paycheck. It seemed that we have linked happiness and self-satisfaction to money or the chance of earning more.
7/14/2018Daily Motivation - You can tell a man is clever by his answers. You can tell a man is wise by his questions
Daily Motivation - You can tell a man is clever by his answers. You can tell a man is wise by his questions
7/13/2018Daily Reflections - I use many resources to find the answers to challenges
I know that once I am willing to find a solution, it is possible to identify it, so I use every resource at my disposal to find it. The first place I look for solutions is myself. I like to rely on my aptitude to figure things out, regardless of how difficult they are. I can also count on my creativity to help me in my search.
7/12/2018Daily Motivation - You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself to be
Daily Motivation - You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself to be
7/12/2018Daily Reflections - When I start a new venture, I focus on progress
When I operate with my attention on moving forward, I am more likely to achieve success. I avoid getting bogged down by the chaos of planning and preparing for future projects. I keep my mind free of frustration, by focusing on the end result. Tunnel vision has its place in these scenarios. Instead of getting involved in many ventures at once, I work towards one at a time. This approach allows me to commit my undivided attention and energy.
7/11/2018Daily Motivation - Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives
Daily Motivation - Love is the great miracle cure. Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives
7/11/2018Daily Reflections - Successful colleagues inspire me to be confident in my abilities
There are examples of greatness all around me, and I seek them out each day. Successful colleagues fuel me to fearlessly go after my dreams. Their lives are examples of endless effort leading to victory. I place great value in the mentorship of my employer. Self-made people prove to me that anything I place on my heart is achievable.
7/10/2018Within your heart, keep one secret spot where dreams may go
Within your heart, keep one secret spot where dreams may go
7/10/2018Daily Reflections - I push myself to go further
The sky is the limit for me. I discover new things about my strengths and abilities, whenever I push myself beyond my comfort zone. I am a new person each time I put aside the urge to think with limits. When I open myself up to my truest potential, that is where discovery happens. I get a lot of enjoyment from doing things for the first time.
7/9/2018Daily Motivation - Life is 10 Percent What Happens to You and 90 Percent How You React to It
Daily Motivation - Life is 10 Percent What Happens to You and 90 Percent How You React to It
7/9/2018Daily Reflections - I am unique and that is my gift to the world
I embrace my unique qualities. There is a tendency for people to want to conform, but I believe this is a mistake. It is the unique qualities of each individual that are the most valuable to the world. The characteristics we all share are very common, and might be viewed as less valuable. The things that make me different from others, are the most important.
7/8/2018Daily Motivation - The only rock I know that stays steady, and the only institution I know that works, is the family
Daily Motivation - The only rock I know that stays steady, and the only institution I know that works, is the family
7/8/2018Daily Reflections - Spending time outdoors encourages me to appreciate my blessings
Regardless of the season, I commit time each day to being outside. When I look up at the clear, blue sky, I smile in awe of its magnificence. Its ability to appear the same and create the same impact each day is admirable. I appreciate having that example to emulate in my daily life. Feeling the frigid temperature of winter air reminds me how blessed I am. It shows me that the roof over my head is more than many others have.
7/7/2018Daily Motivation - Effort and courage are not enough without purpose and direction
Daily Motivation - Effort and courage are not enough without purpose and direction
7/7/2018Daily Reflections - I am calm and mindful
My mind is still and quiet, even in turbulent times. The more stressful my environment, the more relaxed I become. I am able to stay level-headed and peaceful during turmoil and anxious moments. I breathe in deeply when I want to bring my mind back to the present. By having my mind in the present, I am able to enjoy everything that is available in that moment.
7/6/2018Daily Motivation - Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar
Daily Motivation - Without a rich heart, wealth is an ugly beggar
7/6/2018Daily Reflections - My strength multiplies when I choose to stand on my own
There is power in numbers because support from others provides courage. But there is greater strength when I choose to be independent, and realize my own power. Although I value the support of my friends and family, I recognize that leaning too much on them results in dependency. I like being able to fend for myself. I know that I am strong and valuable.
7/5/2018Daily Motivation - Someone's opinion of you does not have to become your reality
Daily Motivation - Someone's opinion of you does not have to become your reality
7/5/2018Daily Reflections - Current obstacles have little impact on my biggest dreams
When I look into my future, I look beyond what is in store for later today or tomorrow. I look far ahead at greater possibilities. It is easy to feel discouraged when looking at my current circumstances, so I avoid doing it. I know that the long road often leads to the greatest successes.
7/4/2018Daily Motivation - Don't give up trying to find your way. But do remember that sometimes it takes bending to avoid breaking
Daily Motivation - Don't give up trying to find your way. But do remember that sometimes it takes bending to avoid breaking
7/4/2018Daily Reflections - A healthy diet leads to consistent physical performance
It is good to nourish my body from the inside out. When I eat consistently healthy, my physical performance is maintained at a high level. I feed my body so I have enough energy to take on my daily routines. Filling my system with fruits and vegetables that are high in vitamin C helps me to cope. When I nourish myself from natural sources, my energy is long-lasting.
7/3/2018Daily Motivation - Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else
Daily Motivation - Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else
7/3/2018Daily Reflections - My character is my favorite attire
I am glad that I am a naturally happy person. Maintaining that outlook makes so many things in life easier to navigate. When I wear my happiness on the outside, it is easily seen by others. I like being able to infect a room of people with positive energy. It brings me a sense of satisfaction to see someone smile in response to my gesture of kindness and respect.
7/2/2018Daily Motivation - You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you
Daily Motivation - You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you
7/2/2018Daily Reflections - Listening to the stillness of the night gives me clarity
In the midst of daily chaos, it is difficult to think clearly. But at night, in the stillness, I gain insights. I see answers to my challenges when I soak up the rejuvenating spirit of the quietness. I make plans for the following day, and my future. When I listen to the silence, I am alone in my thoughts. I am able to make wise decisions because I am locked away from external influences.
7/1/2018Daily Motivation - The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you
Daily Motivation - The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you
7/1/2018Daily Reflections - Every day, I expect magic to happen in my life
Amazing things are happening every day all around the world. I expect some of these magical things to happen in my own life. I am just as deserving as anyone else. I believe that each day can bring wonderful things to me. There are many amazing things in life. These include the birth of a child, a growing tree, a new business opportunity, and anything else that inspires awe within me. These awe-inspiring events are all around me. I just need to open my eyes to see them.
6/30/2018Daily Motivation - Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail
Daily Motivation - Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail
6/30/2018Daily Reflections - I accept compliments easily
I find it easy to accept compliments. There are many good things about me, so it is only natural that I receive compliments. I am grateful when people have nice things to say. I enjoy the moment, smile, thank them, and then move forward with my day. I avoid becoming arrogant when I receive several compliments over a short period of time. It is easy for me to remain humble and grounded, regardless of the many compliments I might receive.
6/29/2018Daily Motivation - To be yourself in a world that is trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment
To be yourself in a world that is trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment
6/29/2018Daily Reflections - When I work smart, I am able to use my time productively
There are limited hours in each day, so I am committed to using them well. My days are filled with numerous wins when I choose to take the smart approach to accomplishing tasks. The first step is to decide the suitable time of day for each activity. My mind is able to accomplish certain things when it is fresh each morning.
6/28/2018Daily Motivation - Many hands make light work
Daily Motivation - Many hands make light work
6/28/2018Daily Reflections - I approach the day with enthusiasm and confidence
My enthusiasm for the day begins when my alarm wakes me in the morning. As I lie in bed, I look forward to the day ahead with a positive attitude. My anticipation only grows when my feet hit the floor, and I begin my morning routine. Each day I feel more confident than I did the day before. My accomplishments and my understanding of the world grow each day. This is the basis for my confidence.
6/27/2018Daily Motivation - Arriving at one point is the starting point to another
Daily Motivation - Arriving at one point is the starting point to another
6/27/2018Daily Reflections - I am my best source of motivation
My goals set my direction, but my motivation comes from within. I am motivated by my goals, and my own desire for success. I am free from the influence of the opinions of others. I am my own person with my own standards, goals, and desires.
6/26/2018Daily Motivation - Those who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed
Daily Motivation - Those who try to do something and fail are infinitely better than those who try to do nothing and succeed
6/26/2018Daily Reflections - Letting go of the past opens my eyes to new possibilities
The past is gone, so I focus on what is to come. I see my road map clearly when I shift my view to the road ahead of me. When relationships end, it is sometimes sad, but I know that everything happens for a reason. Instead of sulking about the loss, I reassure myself that goodness is to come. I believe that letting go of someone from the past makes room for a new relationship that is nurturing and fulfilling. Knowing this enables me to peacefully lay the past to rest. Anything that is meant for me is already on its way.
6/25/2018Daily Motivation - Management is nothing more than motivating other people
Daily Motivation - Management is nothing more than motivating other people
6/25/2018Daily Reflections - Challenges are humbling
There are many lessons to be learned from life. Each one makes me a stronger person. When I face cha
6/24/2018Daily Motivation - Pick battles big enough to matter and small enough to win
Daily Motivation - Pick battles big enough to matter and small enough to win
6/24/2018Daily Reflections - A peaceful soul makes the most of each situation
There are very few things that rattle my sense of contentment, because it comes from within. When faced with a hindrance, I successfully navigate it with a calm mindset. It is easy to avoid being shaken by adversity, when I commit to having inner peace. I use that centered existence to carefully think of solutions. My mind is more open to finding answers, when my soul is unstirred.
6/23/2018Daily Motivation - Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well
Daily Motivation - Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those you hold well
6/23/2018Daily Reflections - I eat only what I need
My decisions to eat are dictated by hunger and health. Many people eat based on emotion and cravings but, I am free of these issues. I only eat what my body needs to function in a healthy manner. I eat when I feel hungry, and avoid eating more than I need to feel full. On those rare occasions I overeat, I ensure that I eat less at the next meal. It is all about balance.
6/22/2018Daily Motivation - When you can't have what you want, it's time to start wanting what you have
Daily Motivation - When you can't have what you want, it's time to start wanting what you have
6/22/2018Daily Reflections - Something amazing is happening today
I can sense that good things are happening today. Each day brings a pleasant surprise. I am looking forward to discovering what today is bringing me. I earn the right to expect good things to happen, because of my habits. I set attainable goals, believe in myself, and work hard each day. This is the recipe I follow to ensure that amazing things appear in my life on a regular basis.
6/21/2018Daily Motivation - Take the Leap and the Net will Appear
Daily Motivation - Take the Leap and the Net will Appear
6/21/2018Daily Reflections - My ability to succeed is unlimited
The only limitations on my success are those I impose on myself. External limits on my success are non-existent. I am the only real limitation in my life. I manage my beliefs, and eliminate negative thinking from my mind. My faith in myself is growing exponentially. I am excited by my potential. I have everything I need to be immensely successful. I am a talented person with all the resources I require to begin accomplishing any goal that interests me. Any additional resources I may need in the future are easy for me to acquire.
6/20/2018Daily Motivation - Lack of money is no obstacle, lack of an idea is the obstacle
Daily Motivation - Lack of money is no obstacle, lack of an idea is the obstacle
6/20/2018Daily Reflections - A clutter-free space promotes clear thought
Having clarity makes it easier to make important decisions in my life. I maintain order in both my home and office, to support clutter-free living and thinking. My home is neat and tidy. I avoid becoming obsessed with cleanliness, but place importance on having a general sense of order. It is easier to find things that I am looking for, when I ensure some sequence in how I store things.
6/19/2018Daily Motivation - Always Do What You Are Afraid To Do
Daily Motivation - Always Do What You Are Afraid To Do
6/19/2018Daily Reflections - Each day I grow more energetic and vital
Each day brings a new level of health and vitality. Though I am growing older, I am also growing better. My wisdom and perspective are a source of inspiration in my life. I feel more powerful and energetic with each breath. Accordingly, my ability to withstand hardships and to persist also grows. I can withstand any challenge.
6/18/2018Daily Motivation - It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it
Daily Motivation - It takes a strong fish to swim against the current. Even a dead one can float with it
6/18/2018Daily Reflections - Helping others towards a path of success is fulfilling
There is a lot of value in playing a support role in the lives of others. It enriches my spirit and makes me feel like I am carrying out my destined role. I am an advocate for students who are unable to afford full time education. I search for sponsorship opportunities that allow them to stay in school. Facilitating basic education for someone prepares them to be positive contributors to society.
6/17/2018Daily Motivation - People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do
Daily Motivation - People may doubt what you say, but they will believe what you do
6/17/2018Daily Reflections - I accept myself as I am
I have many positive qualities and traits. I also have a few negative characteristics, but I accept myself as I am. Everyone has positive and negative characteristics. I am comfortable with who I am. I am becoming more accepting of myself as I age and mature. I have learned a lot about myself over the years. I accept the good and the not-so-good, easily and comfortably. I know that perfection is unattainable, and I am okay with being imperfect.
6/16/2018Daily Motivation - What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly
Daily Motivation - What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly ... an analogy that explains the value of transformation in your life
6/16/2018Daily Reflections - When I am diligent, my results are positive
I am naturally a conscientious person. I believe that each activity that I participate in deserves meaningful attention. I receive recognition and commendation from my employer when I apply myself at work. Although my attention to detail is a natural attribute, I still appreciate being recognized for the quality of work that I deliver.
6/15/2018Daily Motivation - Trust in Dreams For in Them is Hidden The Gate to Eternity
Daily Motivation - Trust in Dreams For in Them is Hidden The Gate to Eternity
6/15/2018Daily Reflections - I love and respect myself
The love I have for myself is the most important love of all. When I love myself, I am better able to love and care for others. I am better to myself and the world, when I am able to love myself. I have great respect for myself and my many accomplishments. Self-respect is an important component of happiness and fulfillment.
6/14/2018Daily Motivation - Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, pretty soon you have a dozen
Daily Motivation - Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, pretty soon you have a dozen
6/14/2018Daily Reflections - My body is a temple
My health and well-being are a top priority in my life. By treating my body properly, I maximize the chances of having a long and healthy life. I enjoy my life and wish to get the most out of it. Looking out for my health is a smart way to maximize my success and enjoyment. I eat a healthy diet and avoid foods that negatively affect my health. I enjoy eating good, nutritious food. Unhealthy food stays out of my home. I exercise caution and self-control when eating outside my home. It is very easy to stick to a healthy diet, because my body craves healthy foods.
6/13/2018Daily Motivation - A big man is one who makes us feel bigger when we are with him
Daily Motivation - A big man is one who makes us feel bigger when we are with him
6/13/2018Daily Reflections - I gain energy from the changing of the seasons
I feel a sense of renewal whenever nature produces something new. It reminds me that it is okay to expect success from new ventures that I undertake. As the summertime prepares for fall, I go into a period of planning for a new goal. The downtime that comes at the end of summer represents meditation and creativity.
6/12/2018Daily Motivation - You Cannot Do a Kindness Too Soon, For You Never Know How Soon It Will be Too Late
Daily Motivation - You Cannot Do a Kindness Too Soon, For You Never Know How Soon It Will be Too Late
6/12/2018Daily Reflections - I quell my uncertainties with faith
My belief is that all things work out for my good in the long run. Although the situation may seem untenable, I avoid becoming too concerned. I exercise patience, and await a change in circumstance. Faith keeps me in a positive state of mind. It gives me inner strength to work through my difficulties.
6/11/2018Daily Motivation - When Love and Skill Work Together, Expect A Masterpiece
Daily Motivation - When Love and Skill Work Together, Expect A Masterpiece
6/11/2018Daily Reflections - I feel gratitude for simple blessings
As I lift my eyes to the skies, I sink deep into a state of gratitude. This posture takes my mind to each blessing that is presented before me. Even simple blessings help me develop the practice of gratitude. Before I retire to bed each night, I consciously assess how I feel, physically, mentally, and emotionally. I work through any unresolved feelings. It is a good feeling to go through that exercise, without identifying a single pain.
6/10/2018Daily Motivation - Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm
Daily Motivation - Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm
6/10/2018Daily Reflections - My treatment of others reflects how I desire to be treated
There is a lot of value in setting an example for others to follow. When I treat others in a certain way, I naturally expect to receive the same treatment in return. I am conscious of how I relate to strangers. It is important for me to greet them in a respectful manner. Receiving a positive response in return is automatic, when I choose to act respectfully.
6/9/2018Daily Motivation - Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment
Daily Motivation - Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment
6/9/2018Daily Reflections - The beauty of nature inspires me
As I watch the sunrise, I notice the awakening of the natural environment. The beauty of nature inspires me to rise and shine, even when I feel sad or uneasy. Watching flowers open up to the rising sun is a reminder of the blessing of a new day. They teach me how to open my mind, and face the possibilities in front of me.
6/8/2018Daily Motivation - Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful
Daily Motivation - Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful
6/8/2018Daily Reflections - I am brave in the face of injustice
The well-being of others is important to me, so I support them in whatever way I am able. When people are being mistreated, I feel inclined to step in on their behalf. I am courageous in my thoughts and actions. Children who are taken advantage of rely on advocates to protect them. I am a protector of those who lack the ability to protect themselves.
6/7/2018Daily Motivation - You don't get to choose how you're going to die. Or when. But you can decide how you're going to live now
Daily Motivation - You don't get to choose how you're going to die. Or when. But you can decide how you're going to live now
6/7/2018Daily Reflections - A sunny disposition reflects a content soul
I wear a smile on my face, even on days when I feel a little down. It is easy for me to smile, because it reflects the natural state of my inner being. When I am feeling excited about something, it shows in how my face lights up when talking to others. I project my positive feelings onto others very easily. It is difficult to contain my joy when I speak about something I love.
6/6/2018Daily Motivation - What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say
Daily Motivation - What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say
6/6/2018Daily Reflections - Collaboration promotes greater achievement
I treasure the special people in my personal and professional life. They are an integral part of my team for setting and achieving objectives. Ego has little room in my interactions with others. It is important to put aside pride, and maintain focus on the common goal. I acknowledge that I only have some of the answers. It is easy for me to call on others, when the solution requires broader input.
6/5/2018Daily Motivation - For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?
Daily Motivation - For true success ask yourself these four questions: Why? Why not? Why not me? Why not now?
6/5/2018Daily Reflections - I practice even temperance
I place a lot of importance on living a balanced life. Taking care of my emotional health is an important element of that balance. When I practice even temperance, I avoid being consumed by any emotional state. There are some situations that evoke anger or sadness. I believe that it is healthy to allow myself to process those feelings in a constructive way.
6/4/2018Daily Motivation - How to Achieve Your Dreams by Believing in Yourself
Daily Motivation - How to Achieve Your Dreams by Believing in Yourself
6/4/2018Daily Reflections - I maintain a healthy body weight
I take my health and my body seriously. I strive to eat healthy foods at all meals. Before I place any food in my mouth, I consider whether it will nurture or damage my health. I am able to avoid unhealthy foods most of the time. I may have the rare slip now and then, but I return to my healthy ways quickly and easily.
6/3/2018Daily Reflections - The unknown offers me endless opportunities
I love getting a blank slate in various aspects of my life. The unknown offers constant opportunities for me to grow and learn. Taking a sabbatical in a new country is exciting to me. It gives me a chance to expand my awareness. I am more conversant when I expose myself to things that happen in other parts of the world.
6/2/2018Daily Motivation - Learning To Stand Out But Still Be An Important Piece Of The Puzzle
No member of a crew is praised for the rugged individuality of his rowing
6/2/2018Daily Reflections - My personality attracts others
I am a magnet. My personality attracts others to me because I commit to giving off positive energy. When I smile at someone I am greeting, it goes a long way. My cheerful energy is contagious, and my smile goes on to brighten their day. It feels good to feel and see the impact of choosing to be positive. I am respectful to anyone I encounter. It is important to me to treat others how I desire to be treated.
6/1/2018Daily Motivation - Consider the postage stamp; its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing until it gets there
Daily Motivation - Consider the postage stamp; its usefulness consists in the ability to stick to one thing until it gets there
6/1/2018Daily Reflections - I am humbled by the kindness of others
There are times in my life when I marvel at the wonderful nature of humankind. Seeing charity and selflessness around me reminds me that the world is still a beautiful place. I encounter the spirit of thoughtfulness as I prepare to begin working at a new job. New co-workers are graceful in showing me around my new environment.
5/31/2018Daily Motivation - Change Is The Law Of Life
Daily Motivation - Change Is The Law Of Life
5/31/2018Daily Reflections - The language of love transcends cultural barriers
I see everyone in the world as the same, because we breathe the same air, and have the same sensibilities. It is easy for me to love. I believe that our cultural differences are insignificant. Love also encourages unity and peace. When I precede each encounter with others with a heart of warmth and sincerity, the outcome is wonderfully positive.
5/30/2018Daily Motivation - Never wish life were easier, wish that you were better
Daily Motivation - Never wish life were easier, wish that you were better
5/30/2018Daily Reflections - My self-esteem is growing by leaps and bounds
I am fortunate to be overflowing with self-esteem. My self-esteem is limitless. It continues to grow and blossom. As my self-esteem increases, I feel more powerful and peaceful. Having a high level of self-esteem makes my life simple and light. Knowing that I can handle any challenge that comes my way frees me from worry and concern. I avoid making mountains out of molehills. Temporary setbacks are barely noticeable.
5/29/2018Daily Motivation - A person's worth in this world is estimated according to the value they put on themselves
Daily Motivation - A person's worth in this world is estimated according to the value they put on themselves
5/29/2018Daily Reflections - There is hope in even the most desperate situations
As I consider the feeling of being without options, I console myself by faith. I believe that there is hope even when things look bleak. The answers that I seek present themselves at the right time. Seeing people living in poverty is distressing, because it seems like an unending reality. But I know that when hands join, there is a way to turn things around.
5/28/2018Daily Motivation - People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes
Daily Motivation - People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes
5/28/2018Daily Reflections - I focus my energy on the things within my control
Life is filled with ups and downs that can sometimes be overwhelming. Focusing my energy on things that I have some control over, keeps me sane and brings me mental clarity. When I seek opportunities that end up eluding me, I avoid feeling disappointed. I remind myself that doing my best is good enough. I choose to focus on the positive experiences I gain along the way.
5/27/2018Daily Motivation - Most of the shadows in this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine
Daily Motivation - Most of the shadows in this life are caused by standing in one's own sunshine
5/27/2018Daily Reflections - I achieve my goals with a joyful heart
I achieve my goals with a smile, and a light touch. While others might find success through brute force and a hardened attitude, I can be successful while enjoying myself along the way. Success can be fun, playful, and simple. The idea that the road to success is miserable, is a myth. I have the ability to maintain a positive outlook when I must deal with adversity. I enjoy the challenges that life brings my way. Each challenge I overcome fills my heart with joy.
5/26/2018Daily Motivation - Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can see life with a clearer view again
Daily Motivation - Perhaps our eyes need to be washed by our tears once in a while, so that we can see life with a clearer view again
5/26/2018Daily Reflections - I am confident in the presence of others
I am confident in all situations. My confidence is greatest in social situations. I enjoy being around people, and feel a sense of peace in the presence of others. I am optimistic regarding my capabilities in all facets of life. I love myself. This is the basis for my confidence. It is rare for anyone to hurt my feelings, or to damage my confidence. I accept myself fully. My confidence is growing with my maturity.
5/25/2018Daily Motivation - Know how to listen and you will profit even from those who talk badly
Daily Motivation - Know how to listen and you will profit even from those who talk badly
5/25/2018Daily Reflections - I have a healthy relationship with food
My diet is designed in a way to sustain me. I have a healthy relationship with food, because I see its value when I make appropriate meal choices. I choose to provide my body with nutrients and energy. My days at work are more productive, when I eat natural and fresh foods. They keep my brain sharp, so I am able to concentrate on my tasks.
5/24/2018Daily Motivation - The best way to predict the future is to create it
Daily Motivation - The best way to predict the future is to create it
5/24/2018Daily Reflections - I am ready for what the future holds
There are few things in life that intimidate me, because I believe in myself. I am ready for what th
5/23/2018Daily Motivation - The love of ones country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
Daily Motivation - The love of ones country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?
5/23/2018Daily Reflections - I am a source of happiness
I bring happiness to everyone I meet. My smile, good nature, and pure intentions have a positive eff
5/22/2018Daily Motivation - Creativity Is A Process Where The Student & Teacher Reside In The Same Individual
Daily Motivation - Creativity Is A Process Where The Student & Teacher Reside In The Same Individual
5/22/2018Daily Reflections - Each failure brings me closer to success
Failure is my friend. It might sting a little at times, but I understand that failure is my ticket t
5/21/2018Daily Motivation - The hopeful man sees success where others see failure, sunshine where others see shadows and storm
Daily Motivation - The hopeful man sees success where others see failure, sunshine where others see shadows and storm
5/21/2018Daily Reflections - Adventures awaken my spirit
There is something wonderful about new opportunities that stirs excitement in my soul. Adventures awaken my spirit, and allow me to have an open mind to newness. I love being able to explore the world. New places challenge my sense of adventure, and teach me how to humbly soak up the unfamiliar. I feel alive when I am faced with a new language to learn, or a new culture to pay respect to.
5/20/2018Daily Motivation - Never Look Down To Anybody Unless You're Helping Him Up
Daily Motivation - Never Look Down To Anybody Unless You're Helping Him Up
5/20/2018Daily Reflections - Charity in the midst of success creates balance in my life
Whenever I experience something positive in my life, I share some of my joy with others. Sharing the rewards of my success creates balance in my life. Earning a solid commission after diligent work is a good feeling. It indicates that there is value in aiming for high goals. When I receive those commissions, I dedicate a percentage to helping others fulfill their professional goals.
5/19/2018Daily Motivation - If Opportunity Doesn't Knock, Build A Door
Daily Motivation - If Opportunity Doesn't Knock, Build A Door
5/19/2018Daily Reflections - Solutions present themselves at the right time
Worry plays a minute role in my life, because of how ineffective it is. The approach of anxiety and doubt only serves to make me unsettled and ill. I know that solutions present themselves at the right time, so worrying is pointless. When I face uncertainty, I avoid being overly concerned. Reflecting on my past impossibilities shows me, that they eventually resolve themselves.
5/18/2018Daily Motivation - Confidence Comes Not From Always Being Right, But From Not Fearing To Be Wrong
Daily Motivation - Confidence Comes Not From Always Being Right, But From Not Fearing To Be Wrong
5/18/2018Daily Reflections - I show my family how much I love them
My family is my top priority. I show them how much I love them. Instead of waiting for a special occasion, I create daily habits that strengthen the bonds between us. I spend time with my family, and participate in family dinners. Sitting down to eat together makes us happier and healthier. We share meaningful conversation and nourishing food. I listen to what they have to say.
5/17/2018Daily Motivation - Wise Men Speak Because They Have Something To Say; Fools Speak Because They Have
Daily Motivation - Wise Men Speak Because They Have Something To Say; Fools Speak Because They Have
5/17/2018Daily Reflections - Pampering myself is an important element of self-love
When I take care of my mind, body, and soul, they remain in sync and I am happy. I make an effort to give my entire being all the care it deserves. I pamper myself in many different ways. Massages and manicures are relaxing and put me in a cheery state. I feel ready to share positivity with others, when I treat myself. Looking good also makes me feel good about myself.
5/16/2018Daily Motivation - Lord, Grant That I May Always Desire More Than I Can Accomplish
Daily Motivation - Lord, Grant That I May Always Desire More Than I Can Accomplish
5/16/2018Daily Reflections - New opportunities encourage me to re-calibrate my expectations
I believe that each stage of life brings moving targets, which I use to set my objectives. Each change allows me to focus on something different to go after. I recognize that it is unreasonable to have the same expectations of different situations. Taking this approach makes it easier for me to achieve my goals.
5/15/2018Daily Motivation - Plans Are Only Good Intentions Unless They Immediately Degenerate Into Hard Work
Daily Motivation - Plans Are Only Good Intentions Unless They Immediately Degenerate Into Hard Work
5/15/2018Daily Reflections - Fun times make tough times easier to handle
Laughter is the medicine that heals difficulties, so I incorporate some enjoyment into each day. I make my job fun by listening to music that makes me feel like dancing. Although I sit in an office chair for most of the day, I rock from side to side. Moving to music keeps me feeling upbeat, and the challenges at work feel less burdensome. I get creative with my entertainment.
5/14/2018Daily Motivation - Do Not Write A Check With Your Tongue That Your Actions Cannot Cash
Daily Motivation - Do Not Write A Check With Your Tongue That Your Actions Cannot Cash
5/14/2018Daily Reflections - Good times with good people keep my soul alive
There are few experiences in life that cater to the well-being of my soul. I treasure my family and good friends, because they add richness to my existence. They inspire me! When I am feeling emotionally burdened, I call on those who are close to me. The camaraderie we share is healing. I have a good laugh when I have these special people around me. Sharing uninhibited expressions with them is authentic.
5/13/2018Daily Motivation - The Great Thing In This Life Is Not So Much Where We Are, But In What Direction We Are Moving
Daily Motivation - The Great Thing In This Life Is Not So Much Where We Are, But In What Direction We Are Moving
5/13/2018Daily Reflections - Great experiences greet me when I step outside my comfort zone
When I start to feel complacent in any situation, I will myself to start looking in another direction. Stepping outside my comfort zone brings me new experiences, that inspire and motivate me. I am willing to make myself uncomfortable in the search of something challenging. I do my best work when I have to pull on my strengths and creativity in new ways. I resist the urge to sit around and produce the bare minimum. My tasks are more rewarding when I think outside the box.
5/12/2018Daily Motivation - First Thing Every Morning Before You Arise Say Out Loud, I BELIEVE!
Daily Motivation - First Thing Every Morning Before You Arise Say Out Loud, I BELIEVE!
5/12/2018Daily Reflections - My life is richer because I dance
There is music all around me. From nature to live concerts and songs on the radio, there are many sources of music that I dance to. When I dance, I feel alive. Dancing releases endorphins that make me feel very happy. My blood pumps, when I let go and freely move my body. Each bend and twist remind me that there is life in my limbs. My friends and I enjoy going to the club on a Friday night, just to let loose. It is a way to remind me that there is more to life than work. I feel liberated, when I dance with reckless abandon.
5/11/2018Daily Motivation - The Obstacles Of Your Past Can Become The Gateways That Lead To New Beginnings
Daily Motivation - The Obstacles Of Your Past Can Become The Gateways That Lead To New Beginnings
5/11/2018Daily Reflections - My emotion and intellect work together to make sound decisions
I am defined by the choices that I make, so I commit to making good ones. My emotion and intellect work together to accomplish positive outcomes. There are some choices that require my emotional input. It is sometimes good to go with a gut feeling to determine which way to go. I also rely on my emotions, because it is important to feel comfortable with whatever I am doing.
5/10/2018Daily Motivation - A Goal Is A Dream With A Deadline
Daily Motivation - A Goal Is A Dream With A Deadline
5/10/2018Daily Reflections - I balance my desires with the needs of my family
I am able to separate and balance different needs in my life. My children depend on me for their care, and to meet their needs. I spend time doing things for my partner, too. Even so, I understand how to take care of both my needs and theirs. I know my children have important needs that require my attention. I am able to help them with their emotional and material needs. I understand the role I play as a parent in this process.
5/9/2018Daily Motivation - A Mind, Once Expanded By A New Idea, Never Returns To Its Original Dimensions
Daily Motivation - A Mind, Once Expanded By A New Idea, Never Returns To Its Original Dimensions
5/9/2018Daily Reflections - I meditate daily
I set aside time each day for stillness and contemplation. I maintain a consistent meditation practice. I block out time on my schedule, and develop a routine that works for me. I may meditate in the morning as soon as I wake up, or in the evening after I return home from work. To prepare for each session, I create a welcoming environment, and limit distractions. I put aside concerns about deadlines at work and chores at home. I turn off my phone and laptop. I shut out background noise.
5/8/2018Daily Motivation - Throw Your Heart Over The Fence And The Rest Will Follow
Daily Motivation - Throw Your Heart Over The Fence And The Rest Will Follow
5/8/2018Daily Reflections - I face my biggest fears head on
I have the confidence to know that I am capable of overcoming challenges, that cause me fear and unrest. I take on such challenges with gusto, facing my biggest fears head on. Confrontation is unpleasant, but I am open to handling it with civility if it occurs. I acknowledge that having a difference of opinion leads to discontent at times, but I handle it with an open mind, and a forgiving heart.
5/7/2018Daily Motivation - Management Is Doing Things Right, Leadership Is Doing The Right Things
Daily Motivation - Management Is Doing Things Right, Leadership Is Doing The Right Things
5/7/2018Daily Reflections - I avoid rushing to make life-changing decisions
When I am at a crossroads in life, I rely on discernment to know which way to go. When I take my tim
5/6/2018Daily Motivation - Success Isn't Permanent and Failure Isn't Fatal
Daily Motivation - Success Isn't Permanent and Failure Isn't Fatal
5/6/2018Daily Reflections - I choose a path that offers personal fulfillment
My decisions are all tied to what I ultimately want for myself. I choose a path that offers personal
5/5/2018Daily Reflections - The less fortunate teach me valuable lessons
There are many skills that I learn by observing the lives and behaviors of others. Those who have less than I do consistently teach me valuable lessons. It is encouraging to see the possibilities that present themselves, when doing more with less. Homeless people who spend night and day begging on the corner, are true lessons in perseverance.
5/4/2018Daily Reflections - I make the most of any circumstance
Difficult situations occur for everyone, but I know I can handle whatever comes my way. I recognize all of the different aspects of a situation, both negative and positive. I choose to focus on the positive aspects to seek an effective solution, but still learn from the negative. As a result, I can make the most of any circumstance. I see my struggles in a new way, when I search for the positive.
5/3/2018Daily Reflections - I eat natural food to support my mental and physical health
How I feed my body determines how well it supports me. I am committed to achieving a healthy existence. Nature provides the means of achieving mental health. Whole foods contribute to optimum body function. Fruits and vegetables provide me with vitamins that make my brain sharp. I feel the difference in my focus and productivity, when I include them in my diet.
5/2/2018Daily Reflections - I am kind to myself
I take every opportunity to be kind to myself. It is important for me to treat myself how I desire to be treated by others. I treat my body kindly by giving it rest when it needs it. Sometimes rest means taking a break from work to keep my muscles and joints active. My sleep time at night is also important, because it keeps me sharp when conducting daily tasks. When I neglect sleep, I feel groggy, and lack concentration. It makes it difficult to produce at a high level, and meet the expectations of my employer.
5/1/2018Daily Reflections - I learn through listening
Listening to others gives me greater knowledge and fresh insights. I open up my ears and mind. The more I listen, the more I learn. I work on my listening skills. I attend lectures, and engage in lively conversations. I study role models, who have mastered the art of listening. I ask others for feedback, so I can target the areas where I want to grow.
4/30/2018Daily Reflections - I give others the benefit of the doubt
I rely a lot on the support of people around me, to move successfully through the happenings of life. Their perspectives help in forming my own. There is sometimes merit in giving people the benefit of the doubt. There are many things that I lack knowledge of, so I lean on experienced people to enlighten me. Although I still rely on my sense of discernment to make all decisions impacting my life, I trust others to help guide me.
4/29/2018Daily Reflections - I lovingly care for my pets
I happily share the world with all species of animals. I believe that they deserve to be respected and cared for. I lovingly care for my pets, because they are a part of my family. Each of my family members, including my pets, deserves to have me looking out for them each day. My pets have a comfortable place to sleep at night. I consider the comforts that I want in my life, and extend those to my pets. They show appreciation when they are cared for.
4/28/2018Daily Reflections - I trust my wisdom to guide me
I understand how the universe works to build my wisdom. Not only do I acquire wisdom from my knowledge-seeking endeavors, but also from each of my experiences. I understand the roles my mind, body, and spirit play in my ability to find answers. I appreciate the process because I learn from it. Throughout my life, I build my collection of experiences, thoughts, and wisdom.
4/27/2018Daily Reflections - I am ready to find my dream home
I am ready to find and move into the house of my dreams. I know that my dream home exists, and that it is easy to find. I am open to moving to a new location. I know the qualities and specifications of my dream home. I can envision each aspect of it. It is a home with beauty, comfort, and extra space. It supports my dreams of serenity when I am alone, and it is inviting when entertaining family and friends.
4/26/2018Daily Reflections - I am open to new adventures
I enjoy new adventures as I explore the world around me. I am always open to new possibilities. I want to explore other cultures, see different cities, mountains, and beaches, and experience the world I live in. I want to see more than just the highlights of a location. I am ready for authentic experiences that bring me new ideas.
4/25/2018Daily Reflections - Laughter recharges me
Laughter reduces my stress levels and gives me energy. My mind and body feel more at ease. My muscles relax, and distressing thoughts fade away. Appreciating the lighter side of life makes me stronger and more resilient. Laughter makes it easier for me to handle challenges and bounce back from disappointments.
4/23/2018Daily Reflections - I know there is always a solution
During tough times I make a conscious effort to choose how I react. I know that my response to a difficulty often predicts the outcome. I relax through challenges, because I am confident that there is always a solution. I only need to find it. My biggest challenge surrounds financial wellness. When I find myself short on cash to settle expenses, I avoid feeling stressed out.
4/22/2018Daily Reflections - My goals are worth working for
I stay focused on my objectives, and remember my purpose. I boost my motivation by recalling the reasons behind my actions. I ask myself, "Why am I doing this?" I remind myself of its importance to me. I overcome obstacles with patience and persistence. I accept setbacks and delays, and when necessary, figure out a different way to reach my destination. I view obstacles as a puzzle I need to solve.
4/21/2018Daily Reflections - Reflection produces growth
Although thinking about the past means looking back, I find value in it for my path forward. Reflection produces growth that makes each forward step more informed. At the end of each day, I reflect on my experiences. When I stop to assess my response to things, I learn valuable details about myself. I consider the impact of my actions, and take away a lesson on how to act in the future.
4/19/2018Daily Reflections - The people I meet color my life personally and professionally
Each corner I turn presents someone whose life impacts mine in one way or another. I am grateful for their presence, because they have a significant influence over me.
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