The Most Important Decision You Will Ever Make

The Most Important Decision You Will Ever MakeI would like to bring your attention to the most important decision that you will ever make. I say decision, but really what I will discuss is a series of decisions that make up one larger commitment in your life. I want you to think about the people…

What is in Your Mental Diet?

What is in Your Mental Diet?​If I asked you to describe your current diet you could probably tell me, with reasonable accuracy, the types of foods you have been eating. On top of this, you could probably also tell me how this diet correlates with your current health. If you are overweight, you can probably…

The Power of the Extra Mile

The Power of the Extra Mile​The great people who have influenced the world and left their mark on humanity share many habits and characteristics, one being the habit of always going the extra mile. Great men and women know that the most efficient booster of self confidence and results is that simple act of doing…

The Power and Influence of Gratitude

The Power and Influence of Gratitude​There is no habit quite as positive as gratitude. The habit of sincerely expressing gratitude can be found in many people who we consider to be highly influential in our families, societies, organizations, or workplaces. Some people believe that gratitude is merely an attitude or feeling. It is an attitude,…

Complaining – The Poison of The Mind

Complaining – The Poison of The Mind​Complaining is definitely the most common form of negativity within the minds of people, and it spreads very easily. Some people are so infected with negativity that they rarely utter words that aren’t riddled with complaints. Anyone who seeks to live a more purposeful and joy-filled life must first…

What to Do When You are Hurt or Offended – 8 Lessons from Marcus Aurelius

What to Do When You are Hurt or Offended – 8 Lessons from Marcus Aurelius​There will always be people who do things that hurt and offend us. To wish negative and hurtful people did not exist would be madness, and if we wish to guard ourselves against these people the first step is to recognize…

Are Your Dominating Thoughts Hindering Your Growth?

Are Your Dominating Thoughts Hindering Your Growth?​This short writing is based around a simple question, and the question is this: If you spoke to your best friend in the same way that you speak to yourself, would they still be your friend? If you’re anything like most people, the answer is probably no. But why…

An Important Question to Ask Every Day

An Important Question to Ask Every DayThere is an incredible power that comes with asking the right questions in life. Good questions are often the key to rising to the next level in ones journey, and in this short writing my aim is not to give you much instruction, but instead to ask the following…

Action – The Great Engine of Growth

Action – The Great Engine of Growth​I would like to write briefly about the greatest tool for growth that we can employ; action. There is nothing that can propel a man or woman ahead faster than definite and consistent action. When progress has halted it is only action that can start the wheels turning again.George…

Happiness is Natural – A Lesson From Seneca

Happiness is Natural – A Lesson From Seneca ​As I read a letter that the Stoic Philosopher Seneca wrote to his mother, Helvia, I came across a quote that reminded me of a simple fact that happiness is our natural state.  The quote is this:“It was nature’s intention that there should be no need for…