“The time came when the risk it took to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” Anais Nin I think it’s fair to say that most people who want to achieve a goal understand that it takes hard work and effort, but in order to break free… Continue reading Are you brave enough to make a fool out of yourself…and become a master?
Public Speaking… Losing Weight… Closing a sale… Hitting a Curveball... The list goes on… All of us face difficult challenges in our lives and that’s not likely to change anytime soon. Unfortunately, all too often we allow the illusion of difficulty to discourage us — which in turn leads to feelings of frustration, causes us… Continue reading 5 POWER-ful Tools to Overcome Life’s Challenges
We know from our prior discussions that failure is not something to be feared and that failures themselves are not the end of the road. Today I want to share some additional insights with you that relate to the topic of Failure and Self-Development. Development follows Demand Think of any goal you want to accomplish and you’re in essence thinking… Continue reading Development Follows Demand – But Are You Demanding Enough of Yourself?
Hitchhiking with Chicken Little Photo by J Scott Rakozy on Unsplash Lesson #102: When faced with a problem, rather than act rashly and increase your odds of doing something stupid, instead THINK and ACT from a position of wisdom. Today’s Life Lesson was inspired by Douglas Adams (author of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy) who… Continue reading Wait, You Mean the Sky is NOT Falling?
Photo by MontyLov on Unsplash Do you currently use affirmations as part of your daily routine? For the first 46 years of my life, I thought affirmations were kind of corny, but that changed last year (1) when I finally gave them a chance — and WOW, I can’t believe the results it had in my life! In… Continue reading 79 Affirmations that will Transform Your Reality
OK, so Star Wars The Last Jedi wasn't all that good. Hey, it’s happened before, and it will happen again. Need I remind you of such infamous sequels as Rocky V, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, and Prometheus (Alien), among others? These please-let-me-forget-what-I-just-saw films are often despised by loyal fans of said franchises. And… Continue reading 15 Reasons Why The Last Jedi is the WORST Star Wars Movie Ever… and 1 Reason Why It Isn’t — Which Side of The Force are YOU On?
My productivity and focus has gone thru the roof after learning about The AM Ritual from Tim Ferris's book "The Tools of Titans." I mentioned it in another article as one of the top things that changed my life in 2017 and it's been so important for me I wanted to create a separate post… Continue reading My New 7-Step Super Productive, Can’t Live Without It, Where-Have-You-Been-All-My-Life Morning Routine – Could it help you too?
Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt. Chase after money and comfort and your heart will never unclench. Care about other people's approval and you will be there prisoner. Do your work, then let it be. This is the path to Serenity. Today's… Continue reading The Path to Serenity
Love, love, love this little story a friend shared with me. Tell me what you think about it... “You see this goblet?” asks the meditation master. “For me this glass is already broken. I enjoy it; I drink out of it. It holds my water admirably, sometimes even reflecting the sun in beautiful patterns. If… Continue reading The Broken Goblet is YOU
A friend of mine told me this story about patience... A martial arts student went to his teacher and said earnestly, “I am devoted to studying your martial system. How long will it take me to master it.” The teacher’s reply was casual, “Ten years.” Impatiently, the student answered, “But I want to master it… Continue reading You can’t rush greatness