Entries Tagged as 'Inspiration'

Sunday, March 29th, 2015

10 Questions that Will Change the Way You Think About Your Problems

It’s not about having all the answers – it’s about asking the right questions.

The saying “She who teaches others, teaches herself” is very true, not only because constant repetition helps impress facts indelibly on the mind, but also because the process of teaching itself gives greater insight into the subject taught.  Selfishly, this is sometimes […]

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

5 Reminders for Finding Strength and Peace in Times of Grief

“There’s a saying in Tibetan philosophy, “Tragedy should be used as a source of strength.”  My grandmother always repeated this line to me when I was growing up.  Every time I dealt with some kind of adversity, she would graciously remind me that my current struggles were helping me grow stronger.
Sometimes, though, in the midst […]

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

10 Courageous Ways to Live Life Without Regrets

by Naïby Jacques

“Life is inherently risky.  There is only one big risk you should avoid at all costs, and that is the risk of doing nothing.”
―Denis Waitley
Have you ever wondered what gives some people the willingness to move without fear or hesitation?
They do things you believe you can’t do because you’re afraid of the […]

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

7 Ways to Stay Strong When Everything Goes Wrong

When life is “falling apart,” it could actually be falling together… for the very first time.  Which is why it feels so darn uncomfortable.  Consider that what’s in front of you may be serving you in valuable ways you don’t even understand right now.

“Today, on my 47th birthday, I re-read the suicide letter I wrote […]

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

12 Ways to Turn Your Wounds into Wisdom and Strength

“Behind every beautiful thing, there’s some kind of pain.”
―Bob Dylan
At some point, you will come to realize that living the good life involves some amount of necessary pain, and that there are more flavors of pain than ice cream and coffee combined…
There’s the little empty pain of leaving something behind ‒ graduating, taking the next […]

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

12 Little Habits that Stole Your Happiness Last Year

This is a new year.  A new beginning.  And things will change.

Are you tired of dealing with the same type of headaches and heartaches over and over and over again?
Seriously, it’s time to purge some bad habits as we begin a New Year.  It’s time to learn from your mistakes rather than be conquered by […]

Sunday, December 28th, 2014

20 Quick Reads that Will Change the Way You Live, Love and Work

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.”
―Oscar Wilde
Based on a recommendation from an old friend, who also happens to be a psychologist and a successful entrepreneur, I read John Maxwell’s book Failing Forward this past week.  It was an interesting self-improvement […]

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

27 Simple Things to Start Doing for Your Happiness

It only takes one person to make you happy and change your life: YOU.

I am endlessly fascinated by the link between the way we choose to live our lives and the happiness we enjoy on a daily basis.  There are choices that you make every day, some of which seem completely unrelated to your happiness, […]

Sunday, December 14th, 2014

7 Rituals You Should Steal from Extremely Creative People

“Creativity is just connecting things.  When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it; they just saw something and connected the dots.  It seemed obvious to them after a while.”
―Steve Jobs
Over the years, through our coaching practice and premium course, Angel and I have […]

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

10 Great Privileges We Forget to Be Thankful For

Even in times of uncertainty – even when life seems far from perfect – it’s always important to keep things in perspective.

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
― Henry David Thoreau

You are alive.
You didn’t go to sleep hungry last night.
You didn’t go to sleep outside.
You had a choice of what clothes to wear this […]