Making the most of every day...
In our lives, we have two or three opportunities to be a hero, but almost every day, we have the opportunity not to be a coward.
- Spanish proverb
Not to be a coward, not to fear what looms a head, stop stalling and get moving ... Toda... Read more
Dancing on Rainbows
We should consider every day lost in which we have not danced at least once.
- Nietzsche, philosopher
We make our own happiness; it is directly linked to and, controlled by our perspective, our attitude. No one can make you h... Read more
Getting body, mind, & spirit in sync
The belly comes before the soul.
- George Orwell, British writer
I'm full of it today - too many good quotes, plus I'm trying to talk up my motivation ... a few weeks back I hit upon a similar topic:
"If you're starving your body,... Read more
Believing is doing
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden, Hall of Fame college basketball coach
I can and will hike, I only have to believe and in doing so I can and will do.
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There ain't much fun in medicine, but there's a heck of a lot of medicine in fun.
- Josh Billings, 19th Century Humorist
Gotta have fun, know how to laugh ... life taken too seriously is never lived to the fullest ... we miss the littl... Read more
Life is not a 'brief candle.' It is a splendid torch that must be made to burn as brightly as possible before it is handed on to the next generation.
- George Bernard Shaw, Irish critic and playwright
Long weeks with too much to do ten... Read more
Of shiny things
Too many people miss the silver lining because they're expecting gold.
- Maurice Setter
"All that glitters is not gold"
There are more precious things in this world than those that 'glitter', yet the shine and worth are priceless - ... Read more
Side stepping naysayers
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great ones make you feel that you, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain, writer and satirist
I really don't like being around negative... Read more
Take a hike
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
- Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights icon
Until recently I had learned to take a mind clearing, s... Read more
'Do or Do not'
There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either IN or you're OUT. There's no such thing as life in-between.
- Pat Riley, basketball coach
Staying committed has been SO hard this passed year and it shows in my appearance ... Read more
Fueling the journey
More people will die from hit-or-miss eating than from hit-and-run driving.
- Duncan Hines, food critic
True words, poor eating leads to the path of poor health. So many ills would not be IF we more closely guarded what was we put on ... Read more
The present is what slips by us while we're pondering the past and worrying about the future.
- Ziggy, cartoon foible
All we honestly have is this moment, the present - it is a gift that we should make the most of. That being said ... Read more
It is often better not to see an insult than to avenge it.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Hard lesson learned - easier not to let those who thrive on insulting, belittling others get close enough to fire for they are unworthy and to be ignor... Read more
Keep breathing, that is the key
If you know the art of breathing you have the strength, wisdom, and courage of ten tigers.
- Chinese adage
Breathing, just keep breathing equates to staying calm, staying focused, moving forward no matter the odds -... Read more
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Most barriers to your success are man-made. And most often, you're the man who made them.
- Frank Tyger
I make my own barriers by taking to heart and becoming hurt by the negatives of others - learning to ignore these folks is an on go... Read more