10 THOUGHTS ON PERSONAL GROWTH TO INSPIRE YOU

1. You are not destined to be anybody. You become the person you decide to be. It’s up to you.2. Personal growth is something you have to choose over and over to do. If you stop choosing to growand retreat to what’s comfortable, you go backwards.3. Financial advisors ask how much money you wantto invest. A better market is to decide how much youwant to invest in your own personal growth and do it.4. If it’s true that you’re either growing or dying,ask yourself which you are doing. Decide whichyou would rather be doing.5. If you aren’t willing to change, … Continue reading 10 THOUGHTS ON PERSONAL GROWTH TO INSPIRE YOU

10 THOUGHTS FOR LIVING — CHOOSE ONE AND LIVE IT

1. Look for the best in others and you will discoverqualities to develop in your own character.2. It is hard to be on top of the worldwhen you’re carrying it on your shoulders.3. Truth is meaningful and complete as it is,so don’t stretch it.4. You can never motivate others so stop trying.You can only create conditions that will helpthem motivate themselves.5. Life gives you three mathematical choices:(1) add up your failures; (2) multiply yourproblems; or (3) count your blessings.6. One of the worst mistakes you can make in lifeis not acknowledge your own mistakes.7. Carefully review your footprints of yesterdayand … Continue reading 10 THOUGHTS FOR LIVING — CHOOSE ONE AND LIVE IT

YOU HAVE ONE LIFE TO LIVE

You have one life to live.How do you want to live it?You have choices to make.What do you want to give it?Will you chase the rainbows?Will you wander distant hills?Will you seek adventure?Will you search for thrills?Make sure you have a dream.And enjoy what you do.Dare to be all you can be.And never give up on you.Be brave and take some risks.Refuse to follow the crowd.Do only what’s best for you.And make yourself quite proud.You have one life to live.How do you want to live it?You have choices to make.What do you want to give it? Continue reading YOU HAVE ONE LIFE TO LIVE

DECIDE TO DO THE THINGS YOU’VE ALWAYS WANTED TO DO — YOU CAN DO IT.

Take a moment.Think about all the thingsyou would like to do….BUTyou haven’t done….BECAUSEYou are hesitant or afraidto make a decisionand DO them.You come up with a long listof reasons why you can’t.All the things you want to dojust sit there and smolder.They don’t go away.Dreams never do.Perhaps the most difficultthing sometimesis simply making the decision to act.BUTthink about all the thingsyou miss out on,things you could be enjoying in lifeby hesitating to decide.HESITATING is almost always the BARRIER.HOWEVER…..You CAN do what you DECIDE.The POWER to decide lies within YOU.Start by taking one thing….just one thingyou want to do.Maybe the easiest … Continue reading DECIDE TO DO THE THINGS YOU’VE ALWAYS WANTED TO DO — YOU CAN DO IT.

WRITE A GOOD ENDING TO YOUR LIFE

You are the playwrightand you’re writing  a play.The play is titled”My Life in Three Acts.”It’s up to you to decidehow much drama you want in your play,how much conflict,how much humor.As the playwrightyou have a lot of choices to make.It’s up to you to decidewhich characters you want in your play.You have the power to include those you wantand exclude those you don’t want.The First Act of your “Your Life” is completed.Depending on your age,you are in the Second Act or Third.How you finish the playand write the endingis up to you.You are the playwright.The power is in your hand.There is … Continue reading WRITE A GOOD ENDING TO YOUR LIFE

PARABLE OF THE GIRL NOBODY WANTED

In one of the border skirmishes that the Russians had with the Ukrainians, little six-year old Anna‘s parents were killed and she was placed in an orphanage. Americans often visited the Ukraine to find children to adopt.  On this one occasion, a group of American couples were at the orphanage talking to the children, hoping to discover at least one child that would appeal to them, one they could adopt and love and take home to America. Anna was never chosen when the Americans came.  Perhaps it was partly her unkempt appearance.  Perhaps it was partly the smudges on her … Continue reading PARABLE OF THE GIRL NOBODY WANTED

FREEDOM IS ONE SECRET TO HAPPINESS

We have so many FREEDOMS. It’s staggering. ONE of the secrets to HAPPINESS is the FREEDOM to CHOOSE. We can CHOOSE what we say, how we say it,, when we say it, and to whom we say it. We have the FREEDOM to set HEALTHY BOUNDARIES and CHOOSE to say YES or CHOOSE to say NO and CHOOSE to STAND UP for our RIGHTS. We can CHOOSE what we will ACCEPT and what we will NOT ACCEPT. The only thing that LIMITS our FREEDOM and, thus, our HAPPINESS is our failure to EXERCISE our CHOICES.     Continue reading FREEDOM IS ONE SECRET TO HAPPINESS