Entries from September 2012

Friday, September 28th, 2012

9 Rules for Turning Endings into New Beginnings

Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.

When you can no longer think of a reason to continue, you must think of a reason to start over.  There’s a big difference between giving up and starting over in the right direction.  And there are three little words that can release you from your past […]

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

11 Promises You Must Make to Yourself

Make these promises to yourself, and keep them.
Repeat after me: “I promise…”

“I will accept everything I am, and everything I am not.” – Self-worth comes from one thing: thinking that you are worthy.  So be confident.  Too many days are wasted comparing ourselves to others and wishing to be something we aren’t.  Everybody has their […]

Monday, September 24th, 2012

12 Things My Grandmother Told Me Before She Died

When my grandmother, Zelda, passed away a few years ago at the age of 90, she left me with a box of miscellaneous items from her house that she knew I had grown to appreciate over the years.  Among these items is an old leather-bound journal that she aptly named her ‘Inspiration Journal.’
Throughout the second […]

Friday, September 21st, 2012

10 Things No One Can Steal From You

Of all the things that can be stolen from you – your possessions, your youth, your health, your words, your rights – what no one can ever take from you is…

Your uniqueness. – You are unrepeatable. There is a magic about you that is all your own.  Having a low opinion of yourself is not […]

Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

11 Things Everyone Needs You to Know

“One love, one heart, one destiny.”
-Bob Marley
A silhouette of a human being stands before you.
Perhaps an old friend.  Perhaps a neighbor.  Perhaps a perfect stranger, like me.
Here are 11 things we all need you to keep in mind…

You never really know how much the people around you are hurting.  You could be standing next to […]

Monday, September 17th, 2012

10 Lies You Were Tricked Into Believing

Today, it’s time to learn something new, by unlearning ten lies you thought were true.

Alone means lonely. – ‘Alone’ doesn’t always mean lonely, and ‘relationship’ doesn’t always mean happy.  Being alone will never cause as much loneliness as the wrong relationship.  If things don’t feel right, take a break and spend some time with number […]

Friday, September 14th, 2012

40 Quotes to Help You Follow Your Passion

No matter what happens, no matter how far you seem to be away from where you want to be, never stop believing that you will somehow make it.  Have an unrelenting belief that things will work out, that the long road has a purpose, that the things that you desire may not happen today, but […]

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

8 Ways You’re Wasting Your Life

One of the hardest challenges we face in life is to simply live in our own skin – to just be right here, right now, regardless of where we are.  Too often we needlessly distract ourselves with anything and everything: food, booze, shopping, television, tabloid news, online social networks, video games, cell phones, iPods, etc. […]

Monday, September 10th, 2012

10 Things I Wish I Knew 10 Years Ago

Stay in tune with your spirit.  Be calm and think.  Listen to your inner voice.  Anticipate and plan.  Take 100% responsibility for your life.  Lean into your struggles.  Act with courage.  Maintain an open mind.  Practice kindness and compassion.  Keep your promises.  Forgive, let go, and move forward.  This is how you get from where […]

Friday, September 7th, 2012

10 Words to Live By

The words you say will teach, if you practice what you preach…

Positivity – The things you think about, focus on, and surround yourself with ultimately shape who you become.  Choose to live with gratitude for the love that fills your heart, the peace that rests deep within your spirit, and the voice of hope that […]