Moments Matter

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart This is the important part: “Whatever choice you make makes you.” In numerous posts […]

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Hone Your Focus

“Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed.” ― Paulo Coelho, The Devil and Miss Prym To succeed in any endeavor is not a matter of strength of purpose, but rather […]

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A Matter of Willingness

“Any form of art is a form of power; it has impact, it can affect change – it can not only move us, it makes us move.” ―Ossie Davis I like to write and share things that will have impact over a variety of disciplines and are not time-dependent, meaning that no matter what afflicts […]

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Your Potential

What drives you to do better? It’s not enough to show up every day and go through the motions. The motions are easy, and they will only take you as far as the motions have gone. And easy won’t take you as far as you can go. You have so much potential. You are so […]

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Fixation and Fluidity

“Fixation is the way to death, fluidity is the way to life.” — Miyamoto Musashi The quote is perhaps only nominally misleading: fixation under particular circumstances can pave the way to fluidity. The main idea, to be immobile is to come to ruin, however, is yet further nuanced. You can look at fixation and fluidity […]

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Intention in Movement

“Too much action with too little intent makes for wasteful exertion of energy and the confusion between movement and progress.” ―Steve Maraboli Movement for the sake of movement has its own benefits. But it generally won’t get you anywhere. Just showing up may be all you can do at times, and it’s something. But to […]

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Find Motivation Within

“To be heroic is to be courageous enough to die for something; to be inspirational is to be crazy enough to live a little.“ –Criss Jami Who inspires you? Have you given thought to why they inspire you? What is it about them, about what they’ve done, or who they are, that lights a fire […]

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Risk the Usual

“If you are not willing to risk the usual you will have to settle for the ordinary.” –Jim Rohn The usual is comfortable. The usual is familiar. The usual is common. The usual is mainstream. The usual is normal. And because the usual is all of these things, the usual is easy and it is […]

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Fear is the Mind Killer

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not absence of fear.” ― Mark Twain There will never be a time when fear has made its permanent exit. There will always be something new around the corner to give rise to fear and anxiety. This emotion, fear, is like any other emotion: it comes […]

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Start, and Keep Going

“The beginning stages of anything are the hardest and it’s where most people quit. The beginning is when you find out those 5 simple steps are actually built out of 50 other miniature steps. It’s where you realize just how much work, time and energy it’s going to take.” — Pariss Athena Everyone starts at […]

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