Connect with your purpose

When was the last time you stopped to consider the purpose of your life? It’s not something most people spend a lot of time and effort to understand. And yet it can be a powerful and lasting experience. A clearly understood sense of purpose will keep you going when all else fails. Knowing your purpose [Read More...]

Always another way

Perhaps you’ve now been beaten down so often by the challenges that you see no way around them. But the past does not equal the future. Just because you’ve never before been able to get over the mountain does not prevent you from finding a new and successful approach that will get you over that [Read More...]

From weakness to strength

Just as it is good to know your assets and your strengths, it’s equally useful to know your weaknesses and vulnerable spots. When you’re aware of your weaknesses, when you’re willing to admit them and face them, you’ve identified a powerful path for personal growth. Take a look at yourself. What is holding you back? [Read More...]

Staying on track

Persistence is not an all-or-nothing endeavor. Just because your persistence breaks down one day, or in one situation, does not mean that all is lost. You’re allowed to have bad days. Just make sure you get back on track as soon as possible. It is natural to become discouraged and to consider giving up. When [Read More...]

Highly effective

Think of a time in the past when you were highly effective. Think of a time when you were able to reach a maximum level of performance. Think of a time when the results you desired came to you naturally. How did the world look to you? What shapes and colors were around you? What [Read More...]

Positive control

Often, life is viewed in terms of needs rather than choices. Unfortunately, seeing something as a need takes the focus away from the power of choice. Seeing something as a need often leads to resentment and a feeling of being trapped, while seeing it as a choice leads to a sense of empowerment and control. [Read More...]

Valuable legacy

For most of human existence, people have struggled on a minute-by-minute basis for their very survival. After all, humans have been around for thousands of years and Walmart has been here only since 1962. The modern world you and I take for granted, with all its options and conveniences, has existed for only a tiny [Read More...]

You can do better

Whatever you’re doing, you can do better. Whether you’ve been a stunning success or an abject failure or both, you can do better. With what you know, with what you have, you can do better. And you know it. In your frustration with the way things are, you know you can do better. In times [Read More...]

The courage to feel

Have the courage to feel. Feeling connects you with who you are. Experience your own authentic feelings. There’s nothing to be gained by hiding from your feelings or borrowing the feelings of others. Your feelings will ask much of you. In return, they give you access to immense power that can be directed toward positive [Read More...]

Positive energy

Think of a time in the past when you had an angry outburst and remember how drained you felt afterward, how unable you were to get anything positive accomplished. Those brief moments of anger probably used up a whole day’s worth of your energy. Negativity consumes your precious time and energy, and it leaves you [Read More...]