Life Is Like Sex
You can let it screw you
Or You Can Get On Top And
Enjoy The Ride
Life Is Like Sex
Or You Can Get On Top And
Enjoy The Ride
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What gives you energy? What gets your motor running and excites you? Don’t ask what the world needs, ask what makes you come alive and then go do it for what the world needs most is for you to come alive!
Everyday bosses, teachers, lovers and friends misdiagnose genius as madness. They do not understand. You will always be too much for some people. Passion means you love something so much you can’t wait for those activities that allow you to exercise your strengths, skills and superpowers. Identify what makes you different, rare and exceptional. Don't hide your spark, bury your ideas or smooth out your edges.
You’re only given a little spark of madness, you must not lose it. Robin Williams
Come To The Edge He Said
I Can't I'm Afraid
Come To The Edge He Said. I Can't, I Will Fall.
Come To The Edge He Said. I Came To The Edge.
He Pushed Me And I Flew.
1. Why Honesty Is Essential
2. What If Nothing Changes?
3. Why Not Enjoy The Ride?
4. Real Magic
5. How To Discover What Works
6. The Biggest Battle Is...
7. Lets Make A Trade
8. Sire Creativity
9. Happiness Rocks
10. How To Multiply Your Resources
People occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened.
This Is It - This Kenny Loggins tune from 1979 says it well.
This is it, make no mistake where you are, don’t be a fool anymore. The moment is now, the waiting is over, here’s your miracle - stand up and fight.
The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Naiveté is never an admirable trait in adults. Dennis Prager
99% of failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses. George Washington Carver
If you can't fly, run.
If you can't run, walk.
If you can't walk, crawl.
But by all means keep moving. MLK
Take the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase. MLK
To venture we do so by faith. We cannot know the end of anything at the beginning. We venture or we vegetate. We risk marriage on faith
or we remain single. We live by faith or we do not live at all. Harold Walker
Change has a considerable psychological impact on the human mind.
To the fearful it is threatening because it means things may get worse.
To the hopeful it is encouraging because it means things may get better.
To the confident it is inspiring, as the challenge exists to make things better. King Whitney Jr.
To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often. Churchill
Measure of intelligence is the ability to change. Einstein
Only you can change your life, no one can do it for you. Carol Burnett
Reflections Of My Life Dean Ford - WARNING: This song will touch you.
What are you most excited about in your life right now?
The best day of your life is the day you decide your life is your own - that is the day your life really begins. Bob Moawad
Ability to see the opportunities in front of one's nose is a constant struggle. George Orwell
Make today one of the Good Times you look back on with a smile and a wink
"The Station" This poem by Robert Hastings illustrates why fear and regret are twin thieves..
He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he that loses his courage loses all. Miguel De Cervantes
The power others posses is the power I give them. Gerry Spence
Change and new ideas frighten people so don’t expect encouragement. Dr. David Viscott
What’s Next? You’ve gotta go out there and improvise. And you’ve gotta be completely unafraid to die. And you have to die lots. You have to die all the time. Now your not going to die, not really, it only feels that way. Bill Murry
Don’t be afraid to live out your fantasies.
You only have so many chances to jump on a fantasy bus in search of a better life. Who knows where the bus might take you?
Blessed are the curious for they shall have all the adventures.
"Fear Is Always Near When You Make The Most Of Your Life. If you want to live a wildly happy successful life you have to make friends with the dirtiest F word of them all…fear.
Take one minute and imagine yourself in 30 days and you have faced none of your fears and nothing in your life has changed. How do you feel? Do you feel happy, sad, fulfilled or do you feel like you had a chance to change and you let that opportunity pass you buy?
Now take one minute and imagine how you would feel in 30 days if you started to change. You have a choice to make, to choose either courage over comfort."
Everything you've ever wanted...
is on the other side of fear.
Question is not who is going to let me;
The question is - Who is going to stop me? Ayn Rand
Nothing in the world can take the place of perseverance.
Talent will not.
Nothing more common than unsuccessful people with talent.
Genius will not.
Unrewarded genius is almost legendary.
Education will not.
The world is full of educated derelicts.
Perseverance, determination alone are omnipotent. Calvin Coolidge.
If everything is under control, you're just not going fast enough.
From 1979 Don't Let Nothing Stand In Your Way Ain't No Stopping Us Now
Martin Luther King Said I Have A Dream...
He Did Not Say I Have A Goal
Goals Give You Focus
Dreams Give You Power
Positive thinking won't let you do anything, but it will let you do everything better than negative thinking will. Zig Ziglar
2 Shoe Salesmen Prove -- Life Is How You Look At It
Two shoe salesmen were dispatched to a remote African village and within minutes the head office received two telegrams, one said, "Get me out of here, no one here wears shoes," the other said, "Send more shoes, no one here wears shoes."
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. Thomas Jefferson
All men dream but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity; but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes to make it possible. T. E. Lawrence 1888-1935
When I dream I believe I am rehearsing my future. David Copperfield Magician
Dream Baby Dream
Show me a man who can make a decision and act on that decision and I'll show you a man who will succeed. Dale Carnegie
Only Two Choices In Life
You're only a little spark of madness, you mustn't lose it. Robin Williams
There’s a microscopically thin line
between being brilliantly creative
and acting like a gigantic idiot.
When in doubt make a fool of yourself. Cynthia Heime
Fine line between genius and insanity.
I like to use it as a jumping rope. Anon
I want to stay as close to the edge as possible without going over. Out of the edge you can see all kinds of things you can’t see from the center Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.
You laugh at me because I am different.
I laugh at you because you are all the same. Daniel Knode
It’s none of my business what people say of me or think of me.
I do what I do. It makes life so much easier. Anthony Hopkins
if you own your flaws and imperfections - they can't be used against you.
Art Williams - The original - "Just Do It"
Laser like focus is the magic quality that opens doors, makes seemingly impossible things possible. It is the main reason people accomplish more because focus is power and is the key to a superior mind when distractions do not allowed to dilute that power.
Focus Requires 4 Building Blocks
4 Solutions To Consider
All of man’s troubles come from his inability to sit quietly in a room by himself. Pascal
Focus demands discipline. Anything becomes possible with discipline. But without self-discipline a person with every blessing of background, education, opportunity will seldom rise above mediocrity. Brian Tracy
Everybody is creative. Everybody is talented. Not everybody is disciplined. That’s a rare quality. Al Hirschfeld
If we did all the things we are capable of we literally astound ourselves. Thomas A. Edison
15 Things Happy People Do To Make their Lives Spectacular
Why Optimism Rocks
Why Gratitude Radically Rocks
Proof You Can Control Your Attitude
"We who lived in the concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread. They may have been few in number, but they offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms--to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way." Victor Frankl
A Sad Soul Can Kill You Quicker Far Quicker Then A Germ. John Steinbeck
It’s none of my business what people say of me or think of me. I do what I do. It makes life so much easier. Anthony Hopkins
Always Look For The Bright Side In honor of Brians everywhere and offbeat comedies anywhere, a curious song from the 1979 hit movie, The Life Of Brian.
Want a little more pep in your step, belt it out! -- Get A New Attitude
Call it a clan, call it a network,
call it a tribe, call it a family
whatever you call it, who ever you are,
you need one. Jane Howard
To the soul there is hardly anything more healing than friendship. Thomas Moore
I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends
If you're lonely, you're not alone. It's interesting how loneliness has become such an pervasive challenge. It's now an epidemic world wide in spite of social media and this wonderful connection machine called the internet.
A. Keep doing the same thing.
B. Reach out and try something new.
Einstein's timeless definition of insanity is classic.
If you're doing the same thing over and over again, and yet expect different results - it's time for a new plan
The challenge that so many people have is not knowing how to take that first step of reaching out to another person for help. Kate Middleton
Find gratitude where you are. You have gone through so much this year and you should feel anger for the tough times, and the pain and hurt you and billions of others have experienced, Anger can be a quite productive and useful tool, but you shouldn't dwell on it too long, rather use it to motivate.
Anger, hope, and gratitude are tools for survival and positive action. Find strength in your accomplishments; use your anger to take action and feel grateful for what you have and who you are. Hope isn’t lost — it finds a home within us when we reach out.
These people questioned reality and the conventional wisdom of their day and steadfastly refused to give up on the things they believed in.
The reasonable man adapts himself to the world:
The unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man. George Bernard Shaw
Some of the most remarkable people throughout history were a bit odd, many even had serious emotional issues to deal with, yet others were downright miserable: writers such as Ernest Hemingway and Virginia Woolf, composers like Rossini and Mahler, statesmen like Lincoln and Churchill, and artists like Michelangelo and Gauguin to name just a few.
So what’s your excuse?
Is it some "handicap", or perhaps it's your age?
If so, consider September's two posts.
It's About You..... Changing You
Who Don't Want To Hear From You
A Better Way
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