Do you consistently let fear and anxiety rule your life? Most of us can answer this question without hesitation.
If you’re not certain, here’s a simple test. Think of how you feel when you see others doing the very things you’ve always wanted to do, but haven’t.
Do you feel pangs of envy, nauseous, awash in hopelessness, depressed? Do you get down on yourself for not having at least tried?
I get it.
How much time and energy do we spend so focused on the past that we’ve no idea where we’re headed in the life? Dwelling on all our missteps and mistakes does nothing but keep us stuck in feelings of shame, embarrassment and failure. So why do so many of us insist on staying in the…
Today’s quote of the day was selected by my 12 year old daughter, Kate. In her own words: “Life is like a carousel means you have good times and bad times, and you just have to accept that. When you’re down, remember that you won’t stay down. Everyone knows that the ride will be over soon, so remember the times you were up.”
Plus, because she’s 12, she buried a hidden Easter egg in the image.
Can you find it?
“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.”
Ira Glass tells us that we can achieve greatness if we take the time to really hone our craft. So many of us quit too soon–on everything in life. In doing so, we never give ourselves the gift of seeing what we’re truly capable of.
Do you spend your days wishing your life was different? If you took one action toward your dreams today, and kept taking action every day after, imagine how different your life would in one month, in one year. Imagine how different YOU would be.
Now more than ever, we need to focus on what unifies us, not what divides us. Today’s quote is from the poem “Human Family” by the incomparable Maya Angelou. “We are more alike my friends, than we are unalike.”
Before he could revolutionize the automotive industry with mass-produced cars that every day people could afford, Henry Ford had to first battle Goliath-sized odds just to set his plan in motion.
“Failure taught me things about myself that I could have learned no other way.” J.K. Rowling, 2008 Harvard Commencement Address
After years of letting depression rule my life, I’m now passionate about examining my thoughts to see how they can work for me, not against me.