Friday, October 31, 2014

Why You Need To Have Some Purpose in Life

"You have to have specific objectives in life. President Wilson used to say: 'Without a vision, the people perish' And without a direction, you don't know where you're going. You must have some purpose in life."

-- W. Clement Stone

"You can't "try" to do things. You simply "must" do things."

-- Ray Bradbury

"We have enough stuff in the world -- it's just not in the right places."

-- Becky Morrison

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Improves Thinking Ability is Education

"Real education, the kind worth investing in, is that which develops and cultivates your mind. How well-educated a person is, is measured by how well his mind is developed—in brief, by how well he thinks. Anything which improves thinking ability is education. And you can obtain education in many ways."

-- David Joseph Schwartz

"The welfare of each is bound up in the welfare of all."

-- Helen Keller

"Transformation in the world happens when people are healed and start investing in other people."

-- Michael W. Smith

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Your Ultimate Measurement

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge.  When you press on despite difficulty, tedium and hardship, that's when you earn your improvement and gain strides on the competition."

-- Darren Hardy

"You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of you love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere."

-- The Buddha

"It's the children the world almost breaks who grow up to save it."

-- Frank Warren

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Your Subconscious Mind Like a Computer

"The subconscious mind works the way a computer does, storing programs and running them at the appropriate times. It is your job to be sure the programs you want—and only the programs you want—are present in your subconscious, since it is your subconscious that will create a world for you to observe that matches its own programs."

-- Natalie Reid

"When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don't adjust the goals, adjust the action steps."

-- Confucius

"The secret in caring for the patient is caring for the patient."

-- Victoria Sweet

Monday, October 27, 2014

The Small Voice Yearning To Be Heard

"When we operate from the Higher Self, we feel centered and abundant, in fact, overflowing.  When we experience this abundance, how can we ever feel afraid?  Learn the richness of solitude and quiet.  That 'still small voice' is yearning to be heard."

-- Susan Jeffers

"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom."

-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

"It is the neglect of timely repair that makes rebuilding necessary."

-- Richard Whately

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Don't Try To Be Better All At Once

“Don’t try to be better in all parts of your life at once. First, work to be just 1 percent better in one area and get that cemented in. Then work on another aspect. Pretty soon, getting 1 percent better won’t be something you’re working on, it will be just the way you are. Do and then be."

-- Tom Connellan

"Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change."

-- Bob Kerrey

"The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy."

-- Meryl Streep

Make a Conscious Effort Each Day

"Make a conscious effort each day to ensure you maintain a positive environment.  Set an intention each morning upon rising that you will surround yourself with positive people, positive music, positive media and a clean and uncluttered environment.  Doing so will help shift your energy and allow positive people, things and situations to flow into your life."

-- Sonia Ricotti

"They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war anymore."

-- Prophet Isaiah

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."

-- Henry Ford

Friday, October 24, 2014

Confronting Your Fearful Thing

"Confronting a fearful thing every day helps you to get into the habit of conquering fear.  Bear in mind that the frightening thing you want to confront should have correlate to reaching your goal or adding value to yourself or other people."

-- Tey Bin Yuen

"Every child is an artist. The problem is staying an artist when you grow up."

-- Pablo Picasso

"If I keep a green bough in my heart, then the singing bird will come."

-- Chinese Proverb

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Your Brain An Inexhaustible Wealth

"You have in your brain an inexhaustible wealth. You can so develop your power of will that it will command the luxuries, the accomplishments, the marked successes, which potentially lie dormant in every human being."

-- Frank C. Haddock

"We build too many walls and not enough bridges."

-- Isaac Newton

"You are what you do, not what you say you'll do."

-- Carl Jung

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Self-Image in Subconscious Mind

"Self-image resides in the subconscious mind and always leads the way for the life and the world you are creating. A person with the self-image of a loser will create a universe where he or she loses.  Consequently, it is imperative that you discover and be aware of what your self-image is; by doing so, you’ll make it a tool you can use consciously. Then, once it’s conscious, you can decide whether you want to keep it or change it."

-- Natalie Reid

"We are mosaics. Pieces of light, love, history, stars...Glued together with magic and music and words."

-- Anita Krizzan

"Habits of the mind also provide our mental framework -- the way we see the world."

-- Gyalwa Dokhampa

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Only Think Success Nothing Else

"Do not be deterred by any negativity or discouraging suggestions.  Believe in yourself.  Don't let anyone convince you that your goal is unachievable.  Don't let it even enter your mind.  Think 'success'."

-- Barry Parker

"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible."

-- The Dalai Lama

"The poverty of being unwanted, unloved and uncared for is the greatest poverty. We must start in our own homes to remedy this kind of poverty."

-- Mother Teresa

Monday, October 20, 2014

The Kind of Person You Really Are

"Only when you encounter a setback, an obstacle, a difficulty, or the inevitable crises, do you demonstrate the kind of person you really are.  It is not what you say, wish, hope or intend that reveals your character.  It is only your actions, especially your actions in the face of adversity and possible setbacks or losses."

-— Brian Tracy

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."

-- Benjamin Franklin

"Our brains have been designed to blur the line between self and other. It is an ancient neural circuitry that marks every mammal, from mouse to elephant."

-- Frans de Waal

Saturday, October 18, 2014

All Work And No Play

"All work and no play make Jack a dull boy and it's a recipe for backsliding.  There should be a time to celebrate, to enjoy some of the fruits of your victories along the way.  You can't go through this thing sacrificing yourself with no benefits.  You've got to find little rewards to give yourself every month, every week, every day, even something small to acknowledge that you've held yourself to a new behavior."

-- Darren Hardy

"To maintain the state of doubt and to carry on systematic and protracted inquiry -- these are the essentials of thinking."

-- John Dewey

"What becomes available to us when we greet one another as fully human?"

-- Margaret Wheatley

People Who Successfully Changed

"Research has shown that people who successfully changed often slipped early on. The difference is, they viewed that slip not as a disaster but as something that strengthened their commitment. A slip doesn’t need to become a fall.”

-- Tom Connellan

"Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a

method is love."

-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Empty pockets never held anyone back. Only empty heads and empty hearts can do that."

-- Norman Vincent Peale

Friday, October 17, 2014

The Benefits of Meditation

"Meditation not only reduces stress and puts you in a more peaceful state, but it has also been found to increase creativity, happiness and overal health and well-being while decreasing depression, anxiety and irritability.  All you need to do is dedicate a few minutes each day to this practice."

-- Sonia Ricotti

"I will live for love and the rest will take care of itself."

-- Marina Keegan

"All works of love are works of peace."

-- Mother Teresa

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Fear Not Necessarily A Bad Thing

"Research shows that the existence of a certain level of fear is not necessarily a bad thing, because a reasonable level of stress can help you to remain on your toes and perform to the best of your abilities.  Those who do not have fear are likely to become complacent.  As such, their lives may become stagnant, in comparision to those who face their fear bravely and with awareness."

-- Tey Bin Yuen

"The secret of happiness is, find something more important than you are dedicate your life to it."

-- Daniel Dennet

"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."

-- Winston Churchill

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Nothing Ventured Nothing Gained

"Most of the good stuff requires taking a risk. And the nature of a risk is that it doesn’t always work out. People do lose their investments, people do forget their lines, people do fall off mountains, people do die in accidents. But as the old adage so wisely tells us, 'Nothing ventured, nothing gained.'"

-- Jack Canfield

"Life is not a spectator sport. If you're going to spend your whole life in the grandstand just watching what goes on, in my opinion you're wasting your life."

-- Jackie Robinson

"Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try."

-- Dr. Seuss

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

It Is Necessary To Go To The End

"There are those who have high objectives, but fail.  For they don't even start, or they go the first mile and quit. Perhaps they go the second mile but they don't go on to the end of the road.  Yet to get to your destination, whatever it may be, it is necessary to go to the end."

-- W. Clement Stone

"When we meet real tragedy in life, we can react in two ways--either by losing hope and falling into self-destructive habits, or by using the challenge to find our inner strength."

-- His Holiness the Dalai Lama

"Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor."

-- Thich Nhat Hainh

Monday, October 13, 2014

The Divine Essence Living Within

"Too many of us seem to be searching for something 'out there' to make our lives complete.  What we are all really searching for is the divine essence that lives within."

-- Susan Jeffers

"The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain."

-- Kahil Gabran

"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."

-- Lao Tzu

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Make Your Dreams Come True

"Be prepared to fail and accept it.  Keep saying to yourself, 'I will succeed,' and believe it.  Put your heart into it, and try again.  Remember: Persistence is the key to success.  This has been shown again and again. Through persistence you can achieve anything.  It can make your dreams come true."

-- Barry Parker

"There are no limitations to the mind except those we acknowledge."

-- Napolean Hill

"Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love."

-- Rumi

Friday, October 10, 2014

The Tragic Way To Work

“But that’s a big mistake. For one thing, people who work 10 to 12 hours a day are more than 56 percent likelier to develop heart disease or have a heart attack than people who work less than 10 hours. The tragic thing is, it’s not even worth it anyway, because beyond a certain point, spending extra time at work actually becomes counterproductive.”

-- Tom Connellan

"Art is not a thing -- it is a way."

-- Elbert Hubbard

"We may have all come on different ships, but we're in the same boat now."

-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When You Take Care of Yourself

"You see, when you take care of yourself, your stress levels are lowered, your mind is in a state of inner peace, and your tolerance levels are higher, so your relationships will benefits from it.  The positive energy emanating from you will surely affect the people around you in a good way."

-- Sonia Ricotti

"Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all - that has been my religion."

-- John Burroughs

"Happiness is a warm puppy."

-- Charles M. Schulz

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Recommended Way To Kick-Start

"While you may want to keep your vision in mind, taking small steps and working on short-term goals are always a recommended way to kick-start your new venture."

-- Tey Bin Yuen

"There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness."

-- Dalai Lama

"When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world."

-- John Muir

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Get A Success Buddy

"There are few things as powerful as two people locked arm and arm marching toward the same goal.  To up your chances of success, get a success buddy, someone who'll keep you accountable as you cement your new habit, while you return the favour.  You might seek out a success buddy for regular walks, runs, or dates at the gym or to meet to discuss and trade personal development books."

-- Darren Hardy

"I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples."

-- Mother Teresa

"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."

-- Khalil Gibran

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Goals Cure Many Chronic Ailments

"The point is this: energy increases, multiplies, when you set a desired goal and resolve to work toward that goal. Many people, millions of them, can find new energy by selecting a goal and giving all they've got to accomplish that goal.  Goals cure boredom. Goals even cure many chronic ailments."

-- David Joseph Schwartz

"You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give."

-- Kahlil Gibran

"We are all so much together, but we are all dying of loneliness."

-- Albert Schweitzer

Sunday, October 05, 2014

Material Equivalent Thru Repetition

"We have found that any idea or thought which is held in the mind, through repetition, has a tendency to direct the physical body to transform such thought or ideas into its material equivalent."

-- Napoleon Hill

"Most of us think of ourselves as thinking creatures that feel, but we are actually feeling creatures that think."

-- Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor

"Home is knowing. Knowing your mind, knowing your heart, knowing your courage. If we know ourselves, we're always home, anywhere."

-- Glinda, the Wizard of Oz

Friday, October 03, 2014

Positive Beliefs and Positive Expectations

"Postive habits behave in just the same manner of self-perpetuation.  Positive beliefs build up positive expectations, which lead you to behave in a positive way, which produces a positive outcome, which reinforces your positive beliefs, and so on."

-- Lynn Williams

"In the fullness of Love blossoms the beautiful, fragrant flower of compassion."

-- Amma

"As the world community develops in peace, it will open up great untapped reservoirs in human nature."

-- Emily Greene Balch

Snowball Effect To Improvement

"Just as you increase your savings power by earning interest on your interest, there is a snowball effect to improvement, too. Keep paying into your skills bank with deliberate practice, and you will see continuous, growing improvement. At the end of, say, three months or six months, you wouldn’t just be 1 percent better than you were at the start."

-- Tom Connellan

"Music is what feelings sound like."

-- Georgia Cates

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food."

-- Hippocrates

Thursday, October 02, 2014

Focus The Positive Side of Every Situations

"Think about all the areas/situations in your life you are unhappy about, complain about and wish were different.  Write them down.  You are staring at a closed door in each of those areas.  It is time to step away from those closed doors.  It is time to shift your thoughts and focus on the positive side of every situations."

-- Sonia Ricotti

"If mourning is denied outlet, the result will be suffering."

-- Geoffrey Gorer

"Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto."

-- Dale Carnegie

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Money Just a ByProduct

"The issue is that most people don't love what they do and they simply choose their careers because of the constant paycheck.  They don't realize that money is only a byproduct of value creation and great service."

-- Tey Bin Yuen

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."

-- Margaret Mead

"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn."

-- Ralph Waldo Emerson