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...

More Curiosity

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. ~Walt Disney
The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. ~Albert Einstein

 

Curious

Perfectionism is not a quest for the best. It is a pursuit of the worst in ourselves, the part that tells us that nothing we do will ever be good enough. ~Julia Cameron
The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Be curious, not judgmental. ~Walt Whitman

 

Dream

You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things that never were and say, Why not? ~George Bernard Shaw

 

Happiness

For those who are bored with life, the path to happiness almost always comes through service to the less-fortunate. ~Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom. ~Arthur Schopenhauer

Enjoy Life

If we like what we do, if we always do our best, then we are really enjoying life. We are having fun, we don’t get bored, we don’t have frustrations. ~don Miguel Ruiz

Forgiveness and the Heart

The key to forgiveness is to forgive from the heart – not from the mind. ~Sheri Rosenthal
The heart is always right – if there’s a question of choosing between the mind and the heart – because mind is a creation of the society. It has been educated. You have been given it by the society, not by existence. The heart is unpolluted. ~Osho

Just Remember

Most people when they come to you for advice, come to have their own opinions strengthened, not corrected. ~Josh Billings

Embrace your intuition, listen to your gut reaction and follow your heart. ~Kathy Horton

More Advice

Don’t follow any advice, no matter how good, until you feel as deeply in your spirit as you think in your mind that the counsel is wise. ~Joan Rivers

Embrace your intuition, listen to your gut reaction and follow your heart. ~Kathy Horton

Advice

A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice – but when you don’t follow it, they still respect and love you. ~Doris Wild Helmering

You cannot change others so don’t be attached when giving advice. ~Kathy Horton

 

Advice

I always pass on good advice. It is the only thing to do with it. It is never of any use to oneself. ~Oscar Wilde

Transformation

At all times and under all circumstances, we have the power to transform the quality of our lives. ~Werner Erhard

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn’t. ~Erica Jong

Renewed is the power to transform; making each moment a new beginning. ~Sherry Petro-Surdel

 

Decisions

Every decision you make – every decision – is not a decision about what to do.
It’s a decision about Who You Are.
When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes.
You begin to see life in a new way.
All events, occurrences, and situations turn into opportunities
to do what you came here to do. ~Neale Donald Walsch

 

Dream

Whatever you can do, or dream you can, Begin it.
Boldness has genius, power and magic in it, Begin it now. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

Courage

There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living. ~Nelson Mandela
Wherever you go, go with all your heart. ~Confucius
 

Inner Voice

Don’t die with your music still inside you. Listen to your intuitive inner voice and find what passion stirs your soul. ~Wayne Dyer
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
 

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