Do you know that love is the only gift that multiplies when you give it away? We are best when we are part of a team…. That's how we discover our true gifts and learn the power of appreciating others more capable than us.
When you have an idea or find something you want to do, ask yourself a question: am I willing to do this if it means losing what I already have? If the answer is "yes", then jump in!
Remember this - a dream is just a fantasy without a plan. Don't waste too much time dreaming about things that aren't attainable or that you're not willing to work for.
Have you ever watched a scary movie that seemed to really get under your skin? The director employs a trick. He leaves the scariest moments to your imagination.
What do you think of the statistic that reads 1 in 7.4 billion? Does it make you feel insignificant, as if you are a small fish in a vast ocean? Or does it make you feel special, unique and worthy?
Are you more interested in proving others wrong or doing what’s right? Remember, arrogance is a poison we drink slowly. It not only ends up killing us, but infecting those around us.
Dance. Be in harmony. Hum. Whistle. Every society that’s ever existed has had the need to create music and has fashioned instruments to create rhythmic sound. Coincidence? Music seems to be a core need
Play has a way of letting serious matters cook in one part of your brain to the point where they surface as “aha” ideas because your brain is in a state of fun.
Think of what can be done in just 5 seconds. You can open a door for another, engage in a quick hello, “how are you” exchange, give another a reassuring smile and pat on the back.
True motivation is generated when we know that our effort, win or lose, counts just as much as the achievement. There is glory in the sacrifice.
If at first you don’t succeed, fail, fail again. Sounds pretty depressing doesn’t it? Not exactly a rally cry of the hopeful? Only, it just might be.
The hard truth is yes, love can be and is painful. But that’s what makes it the most beautiful and precious thing we can do.
Sometimes we get so fixated on our failure, so consumed with why we missed the mark that we miss the true beauty of the experience. Yes, the experience. Every failure has a message
The thing that gives us the desire to believe in someone is the same thing that makes us question the promise: the importance of trust.
Often times we use the words “fair” and “right” interchangeably. But they are not the same. There’s a difference between fairness and justice (what’s truly right).
There really is no such thing as a sudden success. No matter what anyone tells you, success is built over time.
Diamonds are rare. They are hard to find. They are built under extreme pressure and found amongst mud. They appear when you least expect it. But they are definitely worth the effort.
The pain of disrupted relationships is so powerful it makes us quickly run to the relative safety of rationalization. And, very often, these rationalizations convince us that black is white, up is down and wrong is right.
Pour your energy into the truth. Just because we believe it, even to the point of defense, doesn’t mean we’re right. Question everything. Take a hard look at yourself, at what you believe.
So today, pick your head up. Put your phone down. If someone needs to hear something, needs guidance or reassurance, don’t post it, tell them in-person.
The best “you” is a beautiful, rare, unique thing. Don’t limit yourself by trying to measure up to someone else’s standards. You are one-of-a-kind. Now go be the best you
Winston Churchill had a speech impediment, Van Gogh suffered from depression, Ernest Hemingway was an alcoholic. If you look back through the tunnel of time, many of history’s most revered figures had a glaring weakness.