I don't worry about maintaining the quality of my life, because every day I work on improving it.
Every form of power comes down to language. In law, there's all kinds of words you don't know if you're not a lawyer and that gives them power. In business, it's the same thing.
The truth is that we can learn to condition our minds, bodies, and emotions to link pain or pleasure to whatever we choose. By changing what we link pain and pleasure to, we will instantly change our behaviors.
The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.
Don't limit your challenges; challenge your limits. Each day we must strive for constant and never ending improvement.
The most important thing is what you already do. It's being authentic. It's being curious, trying to discover gifts.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless contribution experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.. Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, "Here is an opportunity for me to celebrate like never before, my own power, my own ability to get myself to do whatever is necessary.
As simplistic as this may sound, commitment is still the common denominator separating those who live their dreams from those who live in regret.
Identity is this incredible invisible force that controls your whole life. It's invisible, like gravity is invisible, but it controls your whole life.
Marry a man or woman you love to talk to. As you get older, their conversational skills will be as important as any other.
Focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
The only reason we don't have what we want in life is the reasons we create why we can't have them.
Success is doing what you want to do, when you want, where you want, with whom you want, as much as you want.
When people say money doesn't matter, it sure as hell does when you're able to show your mother a beach house and then hand her the keys to it. That was one of the happiest moments of my life.
Excitement must lead to immediate action or you will lose the power of momentum. More dreams die because we fail to seize the moment. Do it now!
God's wealth circulates in my life, it flows to me in avalanches of abundance. All my needs, desires and goals are met instantaneously, for I am one with God and he is everything!
We can change our lives. We can do, have, and be exactly what we wish.
With enough emotional intensity and repetition, our nervous systems experience something as real, even if it hasn't occurred yet.
Your current situation is no indication of your ultimate potential!
Your current situation does not determine your future. Your future is determined by your decision to succeed.
If there's anything you're not happy about-in your relationships, in your health, in your career-make a decision right now about how you're going to change it immediately.
You want to change your life? Control the only thing you can control: the meaning you give something.
My whole life is driven by love. It always has been. It's never been driven by material things -- which are just benefits of doing something I loved.
It's natural to sit down but the human spirit within us can make us get up.
Working because you want to, not because you have to is financial freedom.
Life is always happening for us, not to us. It's our job to find out where the benefit is. If we do, life is magnificent.
I love my kids. But I don't give them the burden of being the source of my love.
If you want to be successful, find someone who has achieved the results you want and copy what they do and you'll achieve the same results.
Personal power is the ability to take action.
Complexity is the enemy of execution.
Life will pay any price you ask of it.
You see, it's never the environment; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events -- how we interpret them -- that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow.
I naturally end up looking for things to be grateful for. It doesn't mean I don't sometimes feel angry or fearful but because I'm wired for positive emotions, net, I end up treating others and myself better.
It's your unlimited power to create and to love that can make the biggest difference in the quality of your life.
Resourcefulnes s is the cure to failure. Successful people are resourceful and find a way to make it work.
Give something back by becoming more.
Everybody has a different strategy, but everybody agrees that active management does not beat the market.
Leaders anticipate. Losers react.
The one common denominator of all successful people is their hunger to push through their fears.
If people maintain the belief systems that empower them, they'll keep coming back with enough action and enough resourcefulness to succeed eventually.
Breakthrough depends on your state, the story you tell yourself, and your strategies.
If we believe in magic, we'll live a magical life.
If we believe in magic, we'll live a magical life. If we believe our life is defined by narrow limits, we've suddenly made those beliefs real.
The quality of your life is the quality of where you live emotionally.
You get what you focus on in life.
Courage, like fear, is a habit. The more you do it, the more you do it, and this habit-of stepping up, of taking action-more than anything else, will move you in a different direction.
I've come to realize that all my past failures and frustrations were actually laying the foundation for the understanding that have created the new level of living I now enjoy.
The only problem we really have is we think we're not supposed to have problems! Problems call us to higher level- -- face and solve them now!
If you're gonna make a change, you're gonna have to operate from a new belief that says life happens not to me but for me.
Passion is the genesis of genius.
When you know what's most important to you, making a decision is quite simple. Most people, though, are unclear about what's most important in their lives, and thus decision making becomes a form of internal torture.
If you do extreme exercise to lose weight, you'll usually soon stop because you get injured or because it's simply too rigorous to do for a lifetime.
In order to take our lives to the next level, we must realize that the same pattern of thinking that has gotten us to where we are now will not get us to where we want to go.
The 2 master skills of life are: The Science of Achievement and The Art of Fulfillment.
Engaging people is about meeting their needs, not yours.
It's not about getting what you want. It's about experiencing what you really need by becoming more.
We're all going to face extreme stress in our lives, there's no one who is going to escape that. That's the one thing, rich or poor, I don't care who you are, you're going to lose.
Your number one skill as a leader is the ability to influence.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
The best way to get trained is to get mentored -- live or by reading or watching videos by masters. That way, you start executing based on lessons from the best.
Everybody's got a past. The past does not equal the future unless you live there.
There are millions of business ideas out there but only a tiny percentage of businesses succeed.
There are no straight lines.
Self awareness is one of the rarest of human commodities. I don't mean self consciousn ess where you're limiting and evaluating yourself. I mean being aware of your own patterns.
I'm both challenged and excited. My excitement is: I get a chance to give something back. My challenge is: The shortest seminar I usually do is 50 hours.
Clarity is power.
Most people, if they're doing really well in their career, often don't have the right intimacy with their partner, or they're doing great in their home life, but their finances are a mess.
Forgiveness -- this needs to be our greatest skill. The way to get good at forgiveness is: to be thankful for all the little things you see in the other person.
If we get total certainty, we get … bored out of our minds. So, God, in Her infinite wisdom, gave us a second human need, which is uncertainty. We need variety. We need surprise.
Remember: we all get what we tolerate. So stop tolerating excuses within yourself, limiting beliefs of the past, or half-assed or fearful states.
Remember: we all get what we tolerate. So stop tolerating excuses within yourself, limiting beliefs of the past, or half-assed or fearful states. Use your body as a tool to snap yourself into a place of sheer will, determination, and commitment. Face your challenges head on with the core belief that problems are just speed bumps on the road to your dreams. And from that place, when you take massive action-with an effective and proven strategy-you will rewrite your history.
Remember this: Anticipation is the ultimate power. Losers react; leaders anticipate.
Progress equals happiness.
You can't wait for the perfect situation. Find something you love. People you love. And get out there and you'll discover it.
All successful people learn that success is buried on the other side of frustration.
lAll successful people learn that success is buried on the other side of frustration. Unfortunately, some people don't get to the other side... They allow frustration to keep them from taking the necessary actions that would support them in achieving their desire. You get through this roadblock by plowing through frustration, taking each setback as feedback you can learn from, and pushing ahead.
What changes your life is not learning more. What changes your life is making decisions and using your personal power and taking action.
Happiness and success in life are not the result of what we have, but rather of how we live. What we do with the things we have makes the biggest difference in the quality of life.
There is no abiding success without commitment.
You can't influence somebody when you're judging them.
All change is nothing but a decision. All decisions are controlled by what we link to pain and pleasure.
At any moment in time, our reality is based on whatever we focus on.
The quality of your life is in direct proportion to the quality of your relationships.
It's not the lack of resources that cause failure, it's the lack of resourcefulness that causes failure.
Rapport is the ability to enter someone else's world, to make him feel that you understand him, that you have a strong common bond.
The goal of becoming more consistent with your core authentic self is a much stronger motivator than "I need to lose 30 pounds."
The quality of your life is in direct proportion to the amount of uncertainty you can comfortably deal with.
Keep your eyes out for magical moments, they're everywhere! Live with passion today and everyday!
Where focus goes, energy flows.
Where focus goes, energy flows. And where energy flows, whatever you're focusing on grows. In other words, your life is controlled by what you focus on. That's why you need to focus on where you want to go, not on what you fear. When you next find yourself in a state of uncertainty, resist your fear. Shift your focus toward where you want to go and your actions will take you in that direction.
Stay committed to your decisions, but stay flexible in your approach.
It's not enough to have a strategy for success. Great strategy is available for free online for everything from career success to meeting Mr. or Ms. Right. You must also tell yourself the right story.
When two people meet, as long as there is any form of rapport maintained, the person with the most certainty will eventually influence ther other person.
Questions provide the key to unlocking our unlimited potential.
No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow you progress, you're still way ahead of everyone who isn't trying.
If you don't educate yourself, this is an area of your life that it is a game.
Remember anything you want that's valuable requires you to break through short-term pain in order to gain long-term pleasure.
Creativity is often blocked by trying to be perfect. Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.
Most people's lives are a direct reflection of their peer groups.
Contrary to popular wisdom, knowledge is not power-it's potential power. Knowledge is not mastery. Execution is mastery. Execution will trump knowledge every day of the week.
If you are truly flexible and go until... there is really very little you can't accomplish in your lifetime.
If you don't trust, you will die if not physically then emotionally. To do anything in life, you must have faith.
The difference between acting badly or brilliantly is not based on your ability, but on the state of your mind and or body in any given moment.
To create an extraordinary quality of life, you must create a vision that's not only obtainable, but that is sustainable.
What we can or cannot do, what we consider possible or impossible, is rarely a function of our true capability. It is more likely a function of our beliefs about who we are.
Activity without purpose is the drain of your life.
Initiating and going through a divorce with four kids can be a brutal experience, but also a tempering one. It gave me perspective and insight to be able to find the love of my life.
You can't hit a target if you don't know what it is.
Don't be afraid of new ideas. Be afraid of old ideas. They keep you where you are and stop you from growing and moving forward. Concentrate on where you want to go, not on what you fear.
Winners take imperfect action while losers are still perfecting the plan.
There are no failures, only outcomes. As long as I learn something, I am succeeding.
Change your expectation for appreciation and the world changes instantly.
Trade your expectations for appreciation and the world changes instantly.
Take control of your consistent emotions and begin to consciously and deliberately reshape your daily experience of life.
Here's a two step formula for handling stress. Step number one: Don't sweat the small stuff. Step number two: Remember it's all small stuff.
Quality questions create a quality life.
When you feel you have good although incomplete expertise, start trying things. If it's not working, try something else; maintain an experimental mindset.
The way to go from discord to harmony is to go from concentrating on differences to concentrating on similarities.
Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standards.
Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standards. When people ask me what really changed my life eight years ago, I tell them that absolutely the most important thin was changing what I demanded of myself. I wrote down all the things I would no longer accept in my life, all the things I would no longer tolerate, and all the things that I aspired to becoming.
Focus on executing to give maximum value to your customers. That means learning everything from financing to producing to marketing.
The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
You always succeed in producing a result.
How am I going to live today in order to create the tomorrow I'm committed to?
What we focus on determines how we feel. And how we feel -- our state of mind -- powerfully influences our actions and interactions.
Commit to "CAN I!" -- Constant And Never-Ending Improvement.
Life is found in the dance between your deepest desire and your greatest fear.
The questions you ask consistently will create either enervation or enjoyment, indignation or inspiration, misery or magic. Ask the questions that will uplift your spirit and push you along the path of human excellence.
There is no greatness without passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.
If you want to cure boredom, be curious. If you're curious, nothing is a chore; it's automatic -- you want to study. Cultivate curiosity, and life becomes an unending study of joy.
The road to someday leads to a town of nowhere.
Once you have mastered time, you will understand how true it is that most people overestimate what they can accomplish in a year -- and underestimate what they can achieve in a decade.
Execution will trump knowledge every day of the week.
You want to be a hero? Learn to create certainty in the face of fear.
You might say what if I screw up? Then screw up big! Go for it! Do a big screw-up!
The only way a relationship will last is if you see it as a place that you go to give, and not a place that you go to take.
Ten years from now you'll laugh at whatever's stressing you out today. So why not laugh now?
Successful people spend 10% of their time focused on the problems and 90% of the rest, focused on the solution.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
How do you turn the invisible into the visible? The first step is to define your dream precisely; the only limit to what you can achieve is the extent of your ability to define with precision that which you desire.
I learned to park outside of Denny's because it's 24 hours. I made a deal at a 7-Eleven with a mailman so I could get my mail delivered there.
You can't succeed by being good. That's what you get paid for. You can't succeed by being excellent. That's what you're expected to do. You can only succeed by being outstanding.
It's not that diabetes, heart disease, and obesity runs in your family...It's that no one runs in you family!
One of the things I'm best at is modeling. I find someone who is best at something I want to learn. Then I model them, and learn it myself. Then, when I've proven it to myself, I teach it to others.
Decisions decide destiny, there is no action without decision.
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
Most people fail in life because they major in minor things.
Beliefs are either the keys to your freedom,
Or they can also become the giant locks to the prison
That keeps you from achieving what you want.
If you want a fulfilled life, stop thinking about wealthy people and what they have and you don't. Stop thinking from a place of scarcity.
People say it takes 10 years to change your life. It's bullshit. It takes a moment, a second. But it may take you 10 years to get to the point of finally saying, "Enough.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
Most people know what to do, but they don't do what they know -- because they haven't found their inner drive. Their passion.
What is an Extraordinary Life? A life of meaning, a magnificent life, a life of joy, happiness, love, passion, success, and fulfillment. Life experienced on your terms.
The secret of success is learning how to use pain and pleasure instead of having pain and pleasure use you. If you do that, you're in control of your life. If you don't, life controls you.
Using the power of decision gives you the capacity to get past any excuse to change any and every part of your life in an instant.
Every great, successful person I know shares the capacity to remain centered, clear, and powerful in the midst of emotional 'storms'.
It sounds so stupid, so basic, but when you are really in a grateful state, you are like a magnet for joy.
The strongest force in the universe is a human being living consistently with his identity.
It is your decisions, and not your conditions, that determine your destiny.
Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird.
Live life fully while you're here. Experience everything. Take care of yourself and your friends. Have fun, be crazy, be weird. Go out and screw up! You're going to anyway, so you might as well enjoy the process. Take the opportunity to learn from your mistakes: find the cause of your problem and eliminate it. Don't try to be perfect; just be an excellent example of being human.
Just because someone seems to have more certainty, doesn't mean they're right.
The kind of person other people perceive you to be controls their responses to you.
Make your life a masterpiece: Step beyond the demands of the moment and begin right now to design and live the life you deserve.
The how will show up after the commitment to the what.
You must find a more empowering source of comfort, connection, and control than food. Perhaps a creative outlet, helping others, becoming active in an organization, whatever.
The secret to a fulfilled life is not only to do well but also to do good.
At any moment the decision you make can change the course of your life forever.
Remember, a real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
Yesterday does not equal tomorrow. Forget the past and move towards your goals.
The secret to success is... is no secret. It's called work your Ass off and find a way to add more value to peoples lives than anyone else does!
You've achieved cheerfulness the day you realize that no matter what's happening around you, being anything other than cheerful will not make it better.
It is not what we get. But who we become, what we contribute... that gives meaning to our lives.
My personal belief is that the only thing keeping you from freedom is all the beliefs you have about what has to happen before you can be there.
If I'm committed, there is always a way.
The best way to deal with procrastination is to postpone it.
Remember: Rewards come in action, not in discussion.
When it seems impossible like nothing is going to work, you are usually just a few millimeters away from making it happen.
The race of life is a marathon, not a sprint.
Life wants you to serve something more than yourself. When you serve something more than yourself, you are served. It's the most ironic thing in the world.
When it looks impossible and you are ready to quit, victory is near!
I think self-education is the greatest and best thing you could ever make.
How you feel is not the result of what is happening in your life-it is your interpretation of what is happening.
The past does not equal the future.
We usually overestimate what we think we can accomplish in one year-but we grossly underestimate what we can accomplish in a decade.
In fact if you're a mother or a father, you're filled with oxytocin when you have a child. It makes you love the baby, even though they look like a lizard .You'll think it's the beautiful thing in the world.
Nothing has to happen for me to feel good! I feel good because I'm alive! Life is a gift, and I revel in it.
The real joy in life comes from finding your true purpose and aligning it with what you do every single day.
If you can't you must, and if you must you can.
lf you can't, you must. If you must, you can. Most people fail in life because they major in minor things. Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions, and as a result, they get better answers. It is in your moments of decision that your destiny is shaped.
The most powerful force in the human psyche is people's need for their words and actions to stay consistent with their IDENTITY -- how we define ourselves.
We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are, whether that view is accurate or not.
If you want to change your life you have to raise your standards.
I look at people's lives and you see what's not working in their lives and it usually comes from an undisciplined mind.
Success comes from taking the initiative and following up or persisting.
lSuccess comes from taking the initiative and following up... persisting... eloquently expressing the depth of your love. What simple action could you take today to produce a new momentum toward success in your life?
You see, in life, lots of people know what to do, but few people actually do what they know. Knowing is not enough! You must take action.
But to me the notion that spirituality is separate from the rest of life does not allow for a practical approach to living a life that has extraordinary quality.
If you keep a clear vision for your future, it will pull you like a magnet through your toughest times.
High self-esteem comes from feeling like you have control over events not that events have control over you.
Variety is the spice of life. We all want surprises.
Life happens not to me but for me.
My philosophy is to "kill the monster while it's little." The best time to handle a "negative" emotion is when you first begin to feel it. It's much more difficult to interrupt an emotional pattern once it's full-blown.
The first thing these people have who succeed, who are fulfilled, is that they've decided what the purpose of the game is, at least for right now.
'Why me?' rarely produces a positive result, while 'How can I use this?' usually leads us in the direction of turning our difficulties into a driving force to make ourselves and the world better.
Stop being afraid of what could go wrong, and start being excited about what could go right.
The defining factor for success is never resources; it's resourcefulness.
The secret to wealth is simple: Find a way to do more for others than anyone else does. Become more valuable. Do more. Give more. Be more. Serve more. And you will have the opportunity to earn more.
The message of frustration is an exciting signal. it means that your brain beleives you could be doing better than you currently are.
Frustration is a very positive sign. It means that the solution to your problem is within range, but what you're currently doing isn't working, and you need to change your approach in order to achieve your goal.
Everything happens for a reason and a purpose, and it serves you.
You can't raise a happy, more resilient kid if you're not a happy, more resilient adult.
Regarding the psychological, your goal must not be "I need to lose X pounds" but "I'm going to regain my identity," whether as an athlete, a conservative, a sexual being, a together person, whatever.
Most people have no idea of the giant capacity we can immediately command when we focus all of our resources on mastering a single area of our lives.
Knowing information is not the same as owning it and following through. Information without execution is poverty. Remember: we're drowning in information, but we're starving for wisdom.
There is always room in your life for thinking bigger, pushing limits and imagining the impossible.
The path of least resistance will never make you proud.
Whatever you hold in your mind on a consistent basis is exactly what you will experience in your life.
A life of fulfillment is one in which we put urgency in its place and remember that the ultimate target is to spend our lives doing the things we believe are most important to us.
People have a need for certainty -- and that need for certainty is in every human being, certainty that you can avoid pain, certainty that you can at least be comfortable. It's a survival instinct.
We don't have to feel negative about weeds. They're a part of life. We need to see them, acknowledge them, focus on the solution, and immediately do whatever it takes to eliminate their influence from our lives.
Life supports what supports more of life.
Most everybody thinks that if I want to get big rewards I need to take huge risks. But if you keep thinking that, you're gonna be broke.
Take what you learn and make a difference with it.
The Art of Fulfillment is the ability to experience not only the thrill of the chase, but also the magic of the moment, the unbridled joy of feeling truly alive.
The only people without problems are in cemeteries.
The only people without problems are those in cemeteries. It is not what happens to us that separates failures from successes. It is how we perceive and what we do about what happens that makes the difference.
We're emotionally unfit. We expect things to be given to us that other generations had to earn. We think we're supposed to get homes with no money down and be supported by the government if we're unemployed.
All human progress is preceded by new questions.
Nothing can drag you down if you're not holding on to it.
Lasting fulfillment is attained only through gaining insight into the core of our human nature, unleashing the power to understand, appreciate, and enjoy our lives at the deepest level.
Expectations send unconscious signals that people respond to.
Don't ever speak publicly about anything that you're not passionate about and that you don't actually believe you have something truly unique about it to deliver.
The difference between those who succeed and those who fail isn't what they have -- it's what they choose to see and do with their resources and their expertise of life.
All too often, the security of a mediocre present is more comfortable than the adventure of trying to be more in the future.
So if you don't like your life, change it. How would you change it? You decide. There's no action without first decision. Decision is the mother or the father of action, and action is what changes your life.
You continue to change your approach until you achieve what you want using whatever life gives you along the way.
One belief that I've developed to carry me through extremely tough times is simply this: God's delays are not God's denials.
Realize that if you can instantly create a problem, you can just as quickly and easily create a solution.
Belief in limits creates limited people.
Get into "the state": Conquer fear by stopping thinking about yourself and instead, focusing 100 percent on how you can best serve your audience.
Read no less than ½ hour a day or listen to audiobooks while in the car or cleaning the house. Biographies of great people taught me, as I said, that even eminent people fail but keep getting up.
If you want to take the island, then burn your boats. With absolute commitment come the insights that create real victory.
Every problem is a gift -- without problems we would not grow.
You don't lack resources. You lack resourcefulness .
Change is inevitable. Progress is optional.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
Where the world is going and what technology is leading us to in terms of the evolution of humanity is an incredibly valuable thing to understand.
Persistence overshadows even talent as the most valuable resource shaping the quality of life.
I think you got to put your intimate relationship first. If you can keep your woman first and still love your children, you are going to create the healthiest environment.
Focus equals feeling.
If you don't set a baseline standard for what you'll accept in life, you'll find it's easy to slip into behaviours and attitudes or a quality of life that's far below what you deserve.
If you pursue enrichment and growth, you must increase your references by pursuing ideas and experiences that wouldn't be a part of your life if you didn't consciously seek them out.
Who are you now? Who have you decided to become? Make this decision consciously. Make it carefully. Make it powerfully. Then act upon it.
Knowledge is NOT power. Knowledge is only POTENTIAL power. Action is power.
Age is not based on chronology, but psychology.
I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece. I challenge you to join the ranks of those people who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
Influence is the single most important skill you can master in your lifetime.
Problems are God's resistance to create spiritual muscles.
Ultimately the way to win the game of life, is found in only one thing: Our ability to choose meaning in any life circumstance. Become the master of meaning and you master your life.
If you want to change your life, change the questions you ask yourself each day!
I believe therapy can be done more rapidly. I'm into your finding the source of what's making you think and feel the way you do and shifting it quickly.
Simply by changing your habitual vocabulary, you can instantaneously change how you think, how you feel, and how you live.
Whenever people have trouble public speaking, it's because they are just thinking about themselves.
Progress is the ultimate motivation.
Sometimes, not getting what you want can be the most valuable experience of your entire life.
What we do in life is determined by how we communicate to ourselves. In the modern world, the quality of life is the quality of communication.
Most of society thinks that biography is destiny, that the past equals the future, and of course it does if you live there...but what we really have to remind ourselves is that decision is the ultimate power.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
There are so many groups making so much money in the medical care system that any major reorganization is going to make someone unhappy or anxious at the least, ... I don't know how you do it.
Resolutions require only words. Results take action.
All growth starts at the end of your comfort zone.
If complexity doesn't beat you, paradox will.
The only way to create change in anyone's psychology or belief system is to show them the consequences of their actions -- or inaction.
Success in life is the result of good judgment. Good judgment is usually the result of experience. Experience is usually the result of bad judgment.
When you go on an extreme diet, your body's self-preservation mechanism responds by burning calories as slowly as possible. Of course, that makes it much more difficult to lose weight.
One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.
When your spirit is alive, when somebody has got a strong spirit, they could be on the verge of death physically, and they'll leak out more life.
The greatest leverage you can create for yourself is the pain that comes from inside, not outside. Knowing that you have failed to live up to your own standards for your life is the ultimate pain.
Everybody's life is either a warning or an example. You've got to decide what you're gonna be and you have to draw a line in the sand.
Change happens when the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of change.
Whatever you focus on is what you get.
When you focus on serving, there is no fear in you.
I still love coming home, but home is where the heart is. I take those whom I love most with me. That's my number one. My number two is being ready.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent.
For changes to be of any true value, they've got to be lasting and consistent. Any time you sincerely want to make a change, the first thing you must do is to raise your standards... If you don't set a baseline standard for what you'll accept in life, you'll find it's easy to slip into behaviors and attitudes or a quality of life that's far below what you deserve... Whatever happens, take responsibility... The only thing that's keeping you from getting what you want is the story you keep telling yourself.
There's no such things as failure, only results.
Break through the bonds of your past.
The only thing keeping you from what you want is your story about why you can't have it.
Losers react. Winners anticipate.
Happy, vibrant, successful people think and behave in certain ways. So do miserable and unfulfilled people. In other words, there are patterns of success and patterns of failure. The good news is, success leaves clues.
Who you spend time with is who you become.
Who you spend time with is who you become! Change your life by consciously choosing to surround yourself with people with higher standards!
I do believe I am special. My special gift is my vision, my commitment, and my willingness to do whatever it takes.
Cultivate Curiosity. If you really want to grow in your lifetime, learn to be as inquisitive as a child. Curious people are never bored, and for them life becomes an unending study of joy.
Feed and strengthen your body. Fear is physical. When you lift weights or go for a sprint, that energy flows back into your body and restores you to certainty.
Is is in the small decisions you and I make every day that create our destiny.