Posts Tagged ‘attitude’

Don’t Wait. Enjoy Today!

“Don’t waste the years struggling for things that are unimportant. Don’t destroy your peace of mind by looking back, worrying about the past. Live in the present, enjoy the present.” ~ Henry David Thoreau You cannot change the past. You can’t. And, wasting today struggling for things that are not important to you is another…

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Fun

“Never, ever underestimate the importance of having fun.” ~ Randy Pausch   Fun is one of my favorite words and activities. It’s only 3 letters. It’s easy to pronounce, It’s easy to do. And, it’s one of the most overlooked elements of being effective. Have you ever noticed how easy achieving is when you’re having…

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Aspirations and Possibilities

“Your aspirations are your possibilities.” ~ Samuel Johnson   aspire: to eagerly desire and seek ambitiously possibility: that may or can be, exist, happen, be done, be used, etc.   What is something that you really want? Is it your Number 1 Goal or Dream? (Yes, No) Once the goal is clear your brain will…

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Believe in Your Dreams

“The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt If you believe in your vision you can achieve it. Your vision is what you’re dreaming about. Your vision is what’s in your heart. Your vision is about the difference you want to make with people. If you’re ready…

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Your Vision Drives You

“Cherish your visions, your ideals, the music that stirs in your heart. If you remain true to them, your world will at last be built.”  ~ James Allen Your vision is what drives you. It’s your internal GPS that keeps you on course for what you really want. It’s usually not about things. It is about how…

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Sustained Joy

“I define joy as a sustained sense of well-being and internal peace, a connection to what matters.” ~ Oprah Winfrey What is your definition of joy? Once you define it, it’s much easier to find. It’s worth it. To empower your happy face, do this Action Step today. Action Step: Write your definition of joy…

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Problems and Opportunity

“In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.”  — Albert Einstein    opportunity – an appropriate or favorable time, occasion, situation or condition for attainment of a goal As a strategy, seeing problems as opportunities to learn becomes a wily way to work through thorny issues. The definition of problem seems to be directly opposite of…

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Perfection or Not

“It is our very search for perfection outside of ourselves that causes our suffering.”  — The Buddha  Is the quest for perfection worth it? I’ve decided that perfection has limits. Here’s why. At this writing I’m preparing to test for my black belt in Tae Kwon Do. I’ve been working on this for over 3…

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The Secret to Success

“In order to succeed, you must know what you are doing, like what you are doing, and believe in what you are doing.”  — Will Rogers   You may absolutely love and be passionate about what you’re doing. However, if you don’t take time to take care of yourself your performance ultimately suffers. The US…

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A Word of Wisdom

“To know what we do not know is the beginning of wisdom.” — Maha Sthavira Sangarakshita   What we don’t know is so much greater than what we do know. When we start a project or set a new goal the first things that show up are the things we don’t know. These are opportunities…

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