Thought of the Day Archive

Life’s Too Short – Don’t Wait

Although it might not always feel like it, life is ridiculously short. It probably wouldn’t mean much or be worth much if it lasted forever. Because it’s so short, with the limited time that you have, I recommend creating something worthwhile, and if you dare, something amazing.

A Quick Tip for Achieving Your New Year’s Resolutions

With the new year coming up, many people will be setting their annual new year’s resolutions. According to a University of Scranton study, less than 10% of those who set resolutions achieve them. If this has been the case for you over the years, here’s a tip

Make Achieving Your Goals Easier

In order to make your goals a bit easier to achieve, set things up to either remove some barriers or add some barriers. Which one you do will depend on the goal. For example, if your goal is to cut out junk food, then you’ll want to

Giving Up Is Sometimes a Smart Decision

If you read some of the content on this site or any other positive or motivational material, one of the messages that is repeated over and over is to not give up. Giving up is not an option if you truly want to reach your dreams. No

Self-Discipline Sucks

Disciplining yourself can sometimes suck, but it’s necessary. It’s necessary to create habits, habits that will take you to where you want to be in life. As Jim Rohn used to say, success comes down to “a few good disciplines practiced every day.” If there’s one message

It’s Okay To Be Average

With the short amount of time you have on this planet and the vast amount of things you could be spending your time improving on, it only makes sense that you will end up being average or bad at a lot of things and that’s okay. There

You’re Not Born a Winner

Winners aren’t born, they’re made. This goes the same for losers. Whether you do well in life or not will depend on the decisions you make and the actions you take or fail to take throughout your life. The winner of a race wasn’t born to win

Daily Improvement Equals Mastery

Continually look for ways to improve. Keep measuring, keep adjusting, take a step back if that’s what’s necessary to move forward. It’s often easy to forget this but people don’t become super talented or skillful at things overnight. It takes a lot of time and dedication. In

Focus Your Frustation On Something Useful

When things aren’t going the way we want, it’s often easy to play the blame game in order to deal with our frustration. We’ll usually stop the complaining and the blaming once we figure out it’s not really improving our situation. A better approach for when times

What Do You Habitually Think About? – TOTD

“It isn’t what you have, or who you are, or where you are, or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about.” – Dale Carnegie Through conditioning, many people have been led to believe that happiness is achieved by