Enlarge Your Vision of What’s Possible

“We all have possibilities we don’t know about. We can do things we don’t even dream we can do.” Ralph Ransom – American Writer Human beings are designed and created for great suc­cess. Deep in our core lies an innate and powerful de­sire for full expression of our abilities. There is a seed of greatness…

When one door is closed another is open

One door is closed, another is open: Making your comeback from a setback

You may have heard of Bob Marley. He is the Jamaican philosopher/reggae superstar who has penned many memorable songs including one of my favorites:  Coming in from the Cold. In this particular song,  Marley queries, “Why do you look so sad and forsaken?”  Then, without waiting for an answer, Marley offers up some sound advice in the form…

Keep ON Pushing!

Human beings are designed and created for great success. Deep in our core lies an innate and powerful desire for full expression of our abilities. There is a seed of greatness in everyone, and each person is at least remotely aware of the incredible things they could do with their lives. This is why we…

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Motivation – The Fires Burning Within

Even with close-up shots, it is impossible to see the boiling cauldron of intensity that exists at the bobsled start. The steely resolve etched on the athletes’ faces and hidden behind their helmets foretells the tremendous power that only becomes apparent when they push the 650 pound sled with a little help from gravity and…

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Fortune Favors The Brave

According to famed author and speaker Earl Nightingale, “Success is the progressive realization of a worthy goal or ideal.” However you may choose to define it, success requires growth. This implies moving into unfamiliar territory and doing things we are unaccustomed to doing. In short, we must embrace change. Since change is an ever-present part…

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How IS Your Mental Diet?

Thirty-three percent of American adults, approximately 71 million people, are currently on a diet. Add the pre-teens and teenagers who are also dieting and the numbers are even more staggering. Every year we spend over forty billion dollars on diet books, pills and potions with the hope of looking better or becoming healthier. Can you…

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What Do You Say When You Talk To Yourself?

Contrary to popular belief, there is nothing wrong in talking out loud to yourself; even in public. It’s when you begin to respond that you should have cause for concern. In fact, every minute of the day we engage in a continuous internal conversation or “self talk,” which is ultimately reflected in our moods, attitudes,…

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Against All Odds

“Stick to the sun,the sand and the beach The Olympics you could never reach Spare yourselves and take our advice Tropical boys don’t belong on ice And in case you don’t remember We’re now in the month of September How can you be ready by February To compete in the Olympics in Calgary?” The above…

Spring-Into-Action

Spring Into Action

The cold turbulent winds of winter have ceased. For months it settled on the earth, the greenness of life faded, trees in full bloom now barren; and we lock ourselves indoors or in heavy coats craving protection from the elements. Of such too is the winter of life – cold, lonesome, desperate, tragic. A time…