8 Powerful Beliefs of People Who Reach Their Full Potential

Powerful Beliefs

There’s something compelling about underdog stories. You know the ones I’m talking about. The hero of the story is faced with a challenging obstacle or sinister threat and needs to dig down, deep inside to discover inner strengths and attain new heights. It’s like Rocky who works harder and harder to defeat superior opponents or […]

The World is Getting *Better* – Not Worse

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I hear a lot of people complain about how messed up the world is. I get it. I truly do. War, poverty and crime are continuing troubles. Our leaders seem incapable of doing anything right and, all the while, problems keep mounting ever higher. That’s one way to see the world. It’s not my way […]

The Lies Your Mind Tells You that Hold You Back

Lies Your Mind Tells You

It’s amazing how often our minds lie to us. We’ll think of excuses to not do something instead of admitting it’s procrastination. We’ll try to justify bad choices rather than call them mistakes. Then there are negative thoughts and beliefs telling us what we can’t do. Why do we let this happen? Lies are usually […]

64 Amazing Quotes that Will Inspire You to Take that Risk

Take that Risk

There’s more than one way to take a risk. To some people it means dropping everything to travel around the world. To others it means tackling a big project in the workplace. But If you looked up the word “risk” in the dictionary, it would say something like this: To expose oneself to the chance […]

The Sherlock Holmes Guide to Success

Sherlock Holmes

Since Sherlock Holmes’ first story in 1887, he’s appeared in hundreds of adaptations. We’re all familiar with him to some extent. In fact, when we think of hard-nosed detectives, his name is usually the first we recall. I remember seeing parodies of him in cartoons when I was a little kid. Even though I had […]

10 Hard Things You Need to Do to Live a Full Life

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In order to get the most out of life, you have to do hard things. Do things that frighten you or make you uncomfortable. Do things you always wanted to do, but didn’t think possible. Later in life, it’s these decisions that will mean the most to you. We have the power to define our […]

Why I Spent a Small Fortune on a Risk with a 50% Chance of Success

Risk with 50% Chance of Success

In one afternoon, my wife and I spent an exorbitant amount of money on a risk with only a 50% chance of success. The sum total – which my wife and I want to keep private – represented a large portion of our entire combined savings. It’s a huge risk, but, under the circumstances, one […]