The Ultimate Momentum Play

You have an obligation to develop a positive attitude, one that inspires the people around you to achieve the impossible. ~ Lou Holtz, Winning Every Day Seems like positivity is in short supply right now. Virus, unemployment, social unrest, politics, the economy -- feels to me people are more quick...

Every Day in Every Way in the Right Direction

Take every opportunity to move life a little bit in the direction you want it to go. Do what you can, again and again, and you’ll find yourself doing a lot more good than you ever could have imagined. ~ Ralph Marston, Do What You Can Best Practices, no matter...

Questions Worth Meditating On

"Get your mind off distractions and onto your one thing. One hundred percent of your potential looks like an obsession. But it will awaken the Silent Power that exists in the garden and works behind the scenes to make the plants grow.” ~ John Soforic, The Wealthy Gardener "Focus!" is...

What Time Is It?

What do you know about yourself? You are, on the one hand, the most complex thing in the entire universe, and on the other, someone who can’t even set the clock on your microwave. Don’t over-estimate your self-knowledge. ~ Jordon B. Peterson, 12 Rules For Life The life of a...

The Best For You

"Make friends with people who want the best for you." ~ Jordan B. Peterson, 12 Rules For Life Simple concept. Also brings to mind that popular saying "you become like the 5 people you spend the most time with." This has been on my mind a bit lately. I have...

Can’t Lose

Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose! ~ Coach Taylor, Friday Night Lights I subscribe to a daily email called Daily Dad. It offers bits of advice for fathers, delivered to my inbox each morning, from the perspective of Stoic philosophers. It's one of the first things I read each morning....

Aftermath

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” ~ Rod Boothroyd, in Warrior, Magician, Lover, King In front of numerous witnesses, what causes a man -- in broad daylight -- to lose control of his truck, jump a curb, cross a lawn, hop over...

The Oldest and Truest Path to Achievement 

Whatever goal you give to your subconscious mind, it will work night and day to achieve. ~ Jack Canfield, The Success Principles Recently, my 5-year old Son had been complaining of "scary dreams." It was making him afraid to go to bed. Of course, it could've been more of a...

There’s No Way Anything Beats This

You are the only problem you will ever have for your trading career and, of course, you are the only solution to this problem. ~ Andrew Aziz, How to Day Trade For a Living As much as part of me wants to resist the first part of Andrew's statement --...

Let Go

Pausing can be a key ingredient in creativity and innovation. Studies showed that the best way to engineer an epiphany was to work hard, focus, research, and think about a problem—and then let go. Do something else. That didn’t necessarily mean meditate, but do something that relaxes and distracts you;...

The Only Way Out is Through

What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do. As I have heard said, a person's success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations he or she is willing to have. Resolve to do one thing every day that you fear....

Believe

If you are going to be successful, you need to give up the phrase “I can’t” and all of its cousins, such as “I wish I were able to.” The words "I can’t" actually disempower you. They actually make you weaker when you say them. ~ Jack Canfield, in The...