Entries Tagged as 'Aspirations'

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

5 Simple Questions that Will Make You 5 Times More Successful

Doing your best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.

There’s nothing more disheartening than a perfectly healthy, reasonably affluent human being with the whole world in his or her hands who’s chronically unhappy and unproductive.  There’s really no excuse for it either, yet I see this phenomenon unfolding every […]

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

7 Things You Should Insist On No Matter What People Say

Do more than just exist.  We all exist.  The question is: Do you live?

About 15 years ago, I had an intervention with myself.  I sat down at the local library on a Saturday morning and read through hundreds of archived entries in my journal.  Specifically, I was looking for all the unfulfilled goals and visions […]

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

9 Things You Should Be Able to Say About Your Life

“May you live every day of your life.”
―Jonathan Swift
I just received an email from a young reader named Diane that nearly brought me to tears.  The opening lines of her email read: “I’m dying of Leukemia at age 18.  I was sent home from the hospital for my final few weeks 156 days ago.  But […]

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

5 Ways to Stay Mentally Strong When You’re Not Feeling “Good Enough”

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
―Eleanor Roosevelt
Do you ever feel like you’re not good enough?
I bet you do!  I know the feeling.  We all doubt ourselves sometimes – it’s human nature.  And the really crazy thing is, we think everyone else is doing better than us.  But they aren’t.
Every day we’re […]

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

7 Habits to Start in 7 Days to Guarantee a Year of Happiness

“Learn to value yourself, which means: fight for your happiness.”
―Ayn Rand
In our busy daily lives it’s easy to miss the forest for the trees and completely overlook some of the more obvious activities that can disproportionally affect our happiness levels.  Luckily, we can go off more than just our intuition; there are lots of proven […]

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

8 Toxic Beliefs Most People Think Are Normal

It’s not the circumstances of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs about what those circumstances mean.

When I was in my late teens and early twenties, I had tunnel vision and expected life to be a certain way.  I studied my failures until I lost sight of my successes.  I surrendered my dreams […]

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

4 Unconventional Steps Extremely Successful People Take in Life

All your dreams can come true if you have the courage to pursue them.  And the way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Over the years, Angel and I have had the privilege of working with dozens of extremely successful people.  The key thing that separates them from the crowd is […]

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

10 Things Self-Loving People Do Differently

The most powerful relationship you will ever have
is the relationship with yourself.
You can be the most amazing human being in the world and everyone sees rays of light, love and genius when they look at you, but if you yourself don’t know it, all of that external admiration doesn’t matter one bit.  I know because […]

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

15 Ways to Live a Year with No Regrets

It’s a choice.  To be positive and free, or to be imprisoned by your own negativity.  To live in the past, or to be hopeful about the present.

With 2014 now behind us, I’m sitting here on the eighth anniversary of a dear family member’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her.  With […]

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

8 Ways to Free Your Mind and Take Back Control of Your Life

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery,
none but ourselves can free our minds!
―Bob Marley
Since we were born, our minds have been gradually programmed by our surroundings and by society at large.  As we grow, evolve and awaken to this reality, we learn that it is in our best interests to uninstall some of this programming and take […]