Poise in the face of frustration
Patience is the key to paradise.
- Turkish proverb
Whether waiting to see a change on the scale, dealing with your coworkers, or diligently putting in work and feeling unappreciated, losing your patience is very easy to do. By exerc... Read more
Battle scars from the Diet War
Self-love is the only weight-loss aid that really works in the long run.
- Jenny Craig, diet guru
Like Martha Graham, who said that "The body is a sacred garment. It's your first and last garment; it is what you enter life in and wh... Read more
The greater price of financial security
To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, and to be given a chance to create, are the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy
- Bette Davis, actress
Money makes us do crazy things we never thought we would... Read more
Motivational Quotes to Bring You Courage
Extraordinary people survive under the most terrible circumstances and they become more extraordinary because of it.
When thi... Read more
Lighting fires in the cold
If the world seems cold to you, kindle fire to warm it.
- Lucy Larcom, hymnist
It is very easy to complain about the state of the world and point fingers, especially when you're having a bad day. What is not so easy--and yet desperatel... Read more
The importance of not being too grown up
Animal crackers, and cocoa to drink. That is the finest of suppers, I think; when I'm grown up and can have what I please I think I shall always insist upon these.
- Christopher Morley, author & journalist
Children are so convinced of... Read more
Practice Mindfulness Daily
Mindfulness means that we are paying attention to everything that happens within our bodies and around us in the present moment without judgment. However, when we are on autopilot, we often act unconsciously or habitually. We just react. Even ou... Read more
Awareness through downshifting
Vacation is what you take when you can't take what you've been taking any longer.
- Lion from Wizard of Oz
Often our first reaction to a stressful situation is to overcomp... Read more
Who is standing in your way?
Something we were withholding made us weak, until we found it was ourselves.
- Robert Frost
Imagine someone regularly tying small weights around your ankles as you try to climb a mountain. Doesn't sound fair, does it? But that's exact... Read more
Taking inventory of your gifts and blessings
Should you find yourself at a loss, wondering what life is all about and what your purpose is, be thankful. There are those who didn't live long enough to get the opportunity to wonder.
You'll probably spend some time this weekend thinki... Read more
Making your own opportunities
If there is no wind, row." - Latin Proverb
"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." - Milton Berle, comic
"Things come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle
- Abraham Lincoln, U.S. President
Wow! Th... Read more
Your smallest actions add up to something big
For want of a nail, the shoe was lost. For want of the shoe, the horse was lost. For want of the horse, the rider was lost. For want of the rider, the battle was lost. For want of the battle, the kingdom was lost. And all for the want of a horse... Read more
How can you bring out the best in others?
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own.
- Benjamin Disraeli, British statesman
Everyone has hidden treasures of talent and undiscovered potential. Everyone has something s... Read more
YOU CAN ACCOMPLISH ANYTHING!!!
"You, too, can determine what you want. You can decide on your major objectives, targets, aims, and destination."
-W. Clement Stone
Having control over your surroundings, inf... Read more
It's a sad sad time for me to hear that Micheal Jackson is gone.
I could not belive when I first heard the news that Micheal jackson had been rused to the hospital with Cadiac Arrest on a fre hours later to hear that he was gone. Being a lover of music and an Entertainer, singer, songwriter and Musician it sa... Read more