Thursday, October 31, 2013


Excuses and Inaction

 Stop making excuses for why you can’t get it done and start focusing on all the reasons why you must make it happen.  Stop talking about what you have done or what you are going to do.  Just do it and let your actions speak for themselves.  Most great things in life don’t happen by chance, they happen by choice.  You never know what’s possible until you risk finding out.
Remember, it’s always better to look ahead and prepare than to look back and regret.  In the end, there is only one thing that makes your dreams and goals completely impossible to achieve:  Your lack of action.


Wednesday, October 30, 2013



You are not your past failures.  You are not your past habits.   You are not how others have at one time treated you.  You are only who strive to be right now in this moment.  You are only what you do right now in this moment.  
Stop allowing yourself to be a prisoner of your past.  Become the architect of your present and future.  Learn from your regrets, but do not punish yourself with them.  Live beyond your fears and focus on the profound possibilities that await your immediate


Monday, October 28, 2013


True Wealth

TRUE WEALTH the ability to experience and appreciate each moment for what it’s worth. 
 It is not what 
happens to you, but how you respond to what happens to you. 

Weight Loss

Thursday, October 24, 2013


Our Own Way

There are people who live their entire lives on the default settings, never realizing they can customize everything.  Don’t be one of them.
You have to live your own life your own way.  That’s all there is to it.  Each of us has a unique fire in our heart for something that makes us feel alive.  It’s your duty to find it and keep it lit.  
Our responsibility is to stop caring so much about what everyone else wants for us, and start actually living for ourselves.

"Fast" Food

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Step One


You don’t need everyone to like you. 
Not everyone is going to like you.
Ultimately, it’s YOUR opinion of yourself that matters.Your value doesn’t decrease based on someone’s inability to see your worth.   So be careful not to give so much of yourself to others that you end up completely losing yourself. 
 In the end you will know who truly loves you; they’re the ones who respect you for who you are, and no matter what, they stand by your side.  Surround yourself with these people.


Monday, October 21, 2013


Journey To Self

When you are what you’re looking for, the only way to find yourself is to turn inwards, and find that you were there all along.
So long as we’re looking “out there,” we’re never going to find who we are. 
 We might meet someone who holds up a mirror for us, and so long as we are with them and their mirror we can feel as one.
But, this is dependency.
The journey to the self is much less of a linear path to be trodden, and much more of a turning back to ourselves. 


Friday, October 18, 2013



Self-discipline begins with the mastery of your thoughts.
If you don't control what you think,
you can't control what you do.

Simply, self-discipline enables you
to think first and act afterward.

 Napoleon Hill

"Belly" Breathing

When was the last time you actually thought about breathing? Probably the last time your doctor put a stethoscope to your chest and asked you to take a deep breath. Breathing is normal, so why even think about it? Well, paying attention to your breath — how fast, how deep — can help boost your energy, calm you down, lower your stress, and even help you feel less pain. Often called “belly breathing,” yoga’s three-part breath is one of the easiest ways to reap several different health benefits. This exercise will be most effective if you are lying on your back, either on the floor or on your bed.
Place your hands on your lower abdomen. Relax and take a couple of breaths. Just observe what happens in your body while breathing as you normally do. Now, think of taking a deep breath and expanding the area beneath your hands; it should feel as though you’re inflating a balloon deep in your belly. On the exhale, think of bringing your navel back toward your spine to empty your lungs. Feel your hands rise and fall as you inhale and exhale. Next, place one of your hands on your chest while keeping the other on your belly. Take another deep inhale and let some of that expansion reach your chest. You should feel both hands move — one on your belly, one on your chest. Exhale from your chest first, and then your belly. Repeat a couple of times and observe what happens with the movement of your body. Lastly, move the hand on your chest up above your heart. Inhale once again, this time expanding into the belly, the chest and then the upper chest. You should notice your breathing has slowed considerably, and you might even feel a bit light-headed. On the final exhale, empty your breath from the upper chest first, proceeding all the way down to your lower abdomen. 

Wednesday, October 16, 2013


Letting Go

Letting go doesn’t mean giving up, but rather accepting that there are things in life  we have no control over.
  Sometimes letting go is what makes us stronger, happier and more successful in the long run.


Researchers found that a single 20-minute session of yoga helped people not only focus, but also absorb, retain and use new information later on. Those who practiced yoga did better on cognitive tests than those assigned a 20-minute session of vigorous aerobic activity.
 “Yoga is certainly a physical practice, but what sets it apart from other forms of exercise is the emphasis on awareness and the breath,” says Cleveland Clinic yoga program manager Judi Bar. “When you actually take time to notice how your breathing feels, how your body moves, and whether the breath is fast or slow, shallow or deep, you can begin to make real, beneficial changes to your breathing. Slowing and deepening the breath activates the body’s parasympathetic nervous system, which helps reduce anxiety and stress. This relaxation response benefits brain function by calming your body and focusing your mind.”

Tuesday, October 15, 2013



The best gift you can give someone you love is the purity of your full presence.
  Presence is complete awareness, or paying full attention to “the now.” 
 If you do not find at least some amount of presence in the moments you share with your partner or friend it is impossible to listen, speak, compromise, or otherwise connect with them on a meaningful level.


Tuesday, October 8, 2013


The Disease To Please

Constant approval-seeking forces you to miss out on the beauty of simply being yourself, with your own unique ideas and desires. 

It Is True

Monday, October 7, 2013


Changing Others

If there’s a specific behavior someone you care about has that you’re hoping disappears over time, it probably won’t.  If you really need them to change something, be honest and put all the cards on the table so this person knows how you feel and what you need them to do. 
For the most part though, you can’t change people and you do not need to try.
  Either you accept who they are or you choose to live without them.  When you try to change people, they often remain the same, but when you don’t try to change them – when you support them and allow them the freedom to be as they are – they gradually change in the most beautiful way.  Because what really changes is the way you see them. 


Friday, October 4, 2013



If we can locate the stillness at the center of our hearts, we can find composure in almost any situation.

Skin Repair

The quality of your sleep can affect how quickly your skin ages.
 Researchers have found that those who sleep poorly show accelerated signs of premature aging, such as fine lines, age spots and reduced elasticity, compared to good sleepers. 
They also found that the skin of those with poor sleep habits does not recover as well from environmental stresses, such as sunburns and moisture loss. That’s because skimping on shut-eye can weaken the skin's ability to repair itself each night.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013



When you remember that keeping the company of negative people is a choice, instead of an obligation, you free yourself to keep the company of compassion instead of anger, generosity instead of greed, and kindness instead of narcissism.