Entries from February 2013

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

7 Critical Truths We Forget All Too Soon

So much happens in our lives every day that we often forget what we have learned.  In effect, the only thing faster than the speed of our thoughts is the speed of our forgetfulness.
Here are seven important reminders to jog your memory…
1.  Attitude makes all the difference.
Two people can be affected by the same circumstance […]

Monday, February 25th, 2013

10 Questions You Should Know the Answers To

Because the answers to these ten questions will help you discover the very best in yourself…
1.  What would make you proud of yourself?
When you follow your heart and intuition, people won’t always agree with you.  When you find something that makes you happy, not everyone will be happy for you.  When you show unwavering kindness […]

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

8 Places Happy People Find Peace

“Peace comes from within.  Do not seek it without.”
–Buddha
Somewhere between the love in your heart and thoughts in your mind is a happy, peaceful place.  You will find it promptly when you look in the following places:
1.  The Foundation of Acceptance
Life is a series of continuous natural events and changes.  Don’t resist them; doing so […]

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

7 Ways to Stop Hurting Yourself

Life isn’t always a smooth ride.  It’s easy to stumble and fall and hurt yourself.  But these bumps and bruises are a necessary part of your growth – you fall down, you learn something, and then you brush yourself off and move forward.
The problem is, sometimes you fall and get stuck in one place for […]

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

9 Lessons from 9 Inspiring Quotes I Live By

Today I want to share nine inspiring quotes that changed my life.  I’ve listed them below along with supplementary lessons I’ve learned about each one over the years.  I hope they inspire you just as they have inspired me.
1.  Intuition
“At times you have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness […]

Friday, February 15th, 2013

7 Reasons You’re Not as Successful as You Could Be

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.
–Vince Lombardi
Feeling down about your forward progress lately?  Do you feel like you’re running in place?  Need some motivation and tough love to help you reinvigorate your success rate?  Well, here […]

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

60 Short Love Stories to Cheer You Up

Here’s a selection of 60 short love stories recently submitted to our sister site, Makes Me Think (MMT), that not only made us think, but warmed our hearts and cheered us up.  We hope they do the same for you.
Note:  This is a follow-up to our previous post 60 Tiny Love Stories to Make You […]

Monday, February 11th, 2013

10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was Your Age

You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
–Mae West
Over the years my dad has contributed some truly inspiring content to our blog.  His two posts, 18 Things My Dad Was Right About and 10 Timeless Lessons from a Life Well Lived, were well received by the majority of you, and he absolutely […]

Friday, February 8th, 2013

9 Unconventional Habits of Extraordinary Success

As long as you’re going to be thinking anyway, think BIG.
-Donald Trump
I’ve picked-up these habits gradually over the years while working beside some impressively successful people – seven figure internet entrepreneurs, best selling authors, talented CEOs, etc.  Even though these aren’t the typical success habits you’d read about in a self-improvement book like The 7 […]

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

5 Things to Stop Doing and Start Doing for Yourself

When you stop doing the wrong things and start doing the right things, almost anything you want and everything you need comes within reach.
Which means it’s time to…
5 Things to Stop Doing
1.  Stop stalling and being lazy.
You can’t build a good reputation or a successful way of life based on what you could do or […]