Thought of the Day Archive

Don’t Let Life Beat Your Dreams Out of You

What’s worse than never achieving your dream? How about reaching it and then seeing it get taken away? Whether you still have a long way to go, just within reach, or have already achieved your dreams, realize that there are many more obstacles and challenges to come

How to Be Awesome at Stuff

What if every spare minute you had, you used it to hone a skill? You could either invest the time to get great at one skill or good at many skills. Imagine having 2 hours of free time a day where you spend 30 minutes learning a

How to Get a Glimpse Into Your Future

Aside from the usual things like working, eating, and sleeping, what activities do you spend time doing on a daily basis? The reason I asked this question is to make you aware of some of your daily habits and to motivate you to consider thinking about the

The Reality of Success

A lot of people have this idea that success is reserved for those with talent or those who grew up in the right family. Some believe success mostly comes down to luck and they believe this to the point where they despise anyone who is successful as

Commitment

12-12-12 Thought of the Day When you make a commitment, stick to it no matter what. Your ability to do this will not only build your character but your belief in yourself as well. I once read an analogy that compared commitment to throwing rocks into a

Your Story

If you’ve been watching the Olympics over these past 2 weeks, I’m sure you’ve seen the many highs and lows of competitive sports. Stories of triumph, where athletes overcame struggles and difficulties to finally have their moment on the podium, are both exciting and inspiring. On the

Time is Running Out

Many people live as if it’s a guarantee that they will still be breathing well into their 80’s and 90’s. Although the average life span suggests that most of us will have a relatively long life, nothing is guaranteed. The only thing we can know for sure

Just Do It

Finding the motivation to do something you don’t feel like doing at the moment, even though you know you should, is a challenge that many people face. I’m sure you’ve had the experience where even though you didn’t feel like taking action, you did so anyway and

Increase Your Happiness

How do you know if you’re happy and how can you increase it? Well, happiness can mean different things to different people. For some, happiness comes from having security while for others, it comes from having freedom or being adventurous. Many define happiness as being loved. Regardless

Time to Make a Change

Often times, making a big change in your life is necessary to move forward. Whether it’s changing careers, changing your diet, dropping toxic friends, moving to an entirely different area, or anything else, it’s not always the easiest thing to do. We’re creatures of habit and we