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The Future Comes One Day at a Time
Monday, April 20, 2009      0 comments

Abraham Lincoln said "The good thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time".` Along the same lines. today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. Today is not only the first day of the rest of your life but it is the fir... Read more
"Failure" is an opportunity to start over
Sunday, April 19, 2009      3 comments

This is a quote from Henry Ford who also said that whether you think you can or you think you can't, you are right. I put the word "Failure" in quotation marks because there is really no such thing as failure. What we perceive as "Failure"... Read more
Be grateful
Saturday, April 18, 2009      0 comments

Develop the habit of being grateful for all that you have. Maybe you don't have as much as you would like or things aren't as good as they could be but you have a whole lot more than a whole lot of people and things could be a whole lot worse. ... Read more
See it then be it!
Friday, April 17, 2009      0 comments

Self-help writers couch it in different language but they all advocate goal setting and methodically pursuing those goals. Each author has a different key phrase but they have a common theme "Keep your eyes on the prize" "Success comes to tho... Read more
Success lies just beyond apparent failure
Thursday, April 16, 2009      1 comments

How many times have we been on the verge of giving up and then trying it "just one more time" only to succeed? In "Think and Grow Rich", Napoleon Hill tells the story of a man who invested all of his money in going to Oklahoma to mine for... Read more
Be a Little Kinder Than Necessary
Wednesday, April 15, 2009      0 comments

The title advice is credited to James Barrie, the author of Peter Pan. Think about the concept of being just a little kinder than is necessary. How many times have you been confronted with a surly salesperson or service person and thought you ... Read more
Act as if!
Tuesday, April 14, 2009      0 comments

In life, often the perception is far more important that the reality. That is why, once you have set a goal for yourself, you should comport yourself as though you have achieved that goal! That way, when you do actually reach the goal, there ... Read more
Attitude, not aptitude determines altitude!
Monday, April 13, 2009      0 comments

All of the self help speaker tout the value of attitude in facing all of life's challenges. In fact, there is no more valuable tool than attitude. Most people have heard the saying "What the mind of man can conceive and believe, man can achiev... Read more
Happy Easter!
Sunday, April 12, 2009      0 comments

What a glorious time Easter is! It looks as if spring has finally arrived and once again the world rises from its slumber, dons it's finery and blossoms forth. Easter marks a time of new beginnings. We each have a chance at a new beginnin... Read more
Imagine!
Saturday, April 11, 2009      0 comments

The most powerful nation in the world today is imagination! There is nothing that happens but that thinking makes it so. Our minds and our imaginations are the most powerful tools we have available to ourselves and to our weight loss progr... Read more
Maintain balance!
Friday, April 10, 2009      0 comments

My blog yesterday was entitled "Seek Balance" and referred to balancing all aspects of your life. Today I will continue on the balance theme but restrict it to one aspect, eating and weight maintenance. Through the first forty years of my ... Read more
Seek balance!
Thursday, April 09, 2009      0 comments

Zig Ziglar's Daily Insight contained the following quote this morning: "Many people like to think that they'll find balance AFTER they find success. But in reality, achieving balance IS success." Balance is an important factor in all... Read more
If you can see it you can be it!
Wednesday, April 08, 2009      1 comments

Many people say "I'll believe it when I see it". In fact the converse is true. "You will see it when you believe it" is a lot closer to the truth. I believe I have posted before that Mike Vance who was the dean of Disney University which trai... Read more
Be yourself, no one can do it for you!
Tuesday, April 07, 2009      0 comments

Wayne Dyer says that on the day of accountability you will only be asked "Did you become the best you that you could be?". You will not be asked why you didn't discover a cure for cancer or invent an engine that ran on water. You will only be ... Read more
Do It Now!
Monday, April 06, 2009      0 comments

The Nike logo says "Just Do It" W. Clement Stone says "Do It Now". Ed Foreman says "Successful people do the things other people don't like to do" Napoleon Hill says "Do what you are afraid to do". Everybody is really saying the same thi... Read more

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