Eliminating Excuses

Seven questions to begin the process of eliminating excuses from Dr. Wayne Dyer in his book, Excuses Begone. 1. Is it true? 2. Where did it come from? 3. What is your payoff? 4. What would your life look like if you did not have that belief? 5. Can you create a...

An Acronym for Problems

John Maxwell presents in his book, The Difference Maker an acronym for PROBLEMS. P – is for predictors which help us mold our future R – is for reminders – a reminder we cannot succeed alone O – is for opportunities that pull us out of the ruts, prompting us to think...

Inside the Head of a Therapist and the Lessons Learned

Eight Life Lessons from Sherry Petro-Surdel. Lessons Learned as a Therapist. There is always a payoff and a payback for any behavior we engage in. You cannot change what you are not aware of. We can’t solve a problem with the same mindset that created the problem. We...

Blessings

Count your blessings. Once you realize how valuable you are and how much you have going for you, the smiles will return, the sun will break out, the music will play, and you will finally be able to move forward the life that God intended for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence. ~Og Mandino

 

 

 

Giving

Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others. ~Barbara Bush

 

 

 

Stand Up

If you stand up and be counted, from time to time you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good. ~Thomas J. Watson

 

 

 

Conformity

The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you but yourself. ~Rita Mae Brown
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth. ~John F. Kennedy

 

 

 

Self-Respect

That you may retain your self-respect, it is better to displease the people by doing what you know is right, than to temporarily please them by doing what you know is wrong. ~William J. H. Boetcker

 

 

 

Opportunity

The less I take the difficulties of my life as personal affront, and the more I use them as an opportunity to learn and grow… the easier I sleep at night. ~Mary Anne Radmacher

 

 

 

Success

Your success and happiness lies in you. Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you shall form an invincible host against difficulties. ~Helen Keller

 

 

 

Difficulties

Difficulties show men what they are. In case of any difficulty, remember that God has pitted you against a rough antagonist that you may be a conqueror, and this cannot be without toil. ~Epictetus

 

 

 

Dare

It is not because life is difficult that we do not dare. Life is difficult because we do not dare. ~Seneca

 

 

 

Life

When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way. ~Wayne Dyer
What a great philosophy for life!

 

 

 

Truth

It is better to travel well than to arrive. ~The Buddha
The words of truth are always paradoxical. ~Lao Tzu

 

 

 

Courage

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air. ~John Quincy Adams

 

 

 

Wants

Remember that not getting what you want is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck. ~Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

 

 

 

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