14 Simple Statements That Can Change Your Perspective on Life

Did you know that you can make your life better simply by thinking? Do you realize that by reading some very basic ideas, placed in a certain order, you can raise your awareness, charge up your motivation, and even totally change your life. Your beliefs are powerful. Your thoughts can take you to wonderful and unexpected places in life. Sometimes simple ideas have the most powerful and most profound effect on us. In an instant, your life can change for the better simply by reading a thought … [Read more...]

My Personal Declaration of Independence – 2010

I am a firm believer that wisdom grows out of our mistakes. But the momentum gained through our troubles is sometimes lost because our patterns of thinking and behavior have not changed and are crowded out by the demands laid upon us by our family and friends; by our co-workers, our government, and the media; by our culture and even by our pre-recorded beliefs that we did not choose. As a result, our short burst of motivation born from newly-gained wisdom is quickly blown away like smoke in a … [Read more...]

Piano Staircase – Great Example of How to Change Behavior

"Fun can obviously change behavior for the better." This is Volkswagen's theory about changing behavior and this video is a great example of how they tested and proved their theory. The people at Volkswagen call this "The Fun Theory" Most people struggle to get exercise because it's hard work. We've all heard that it's better to take the stairs instead of the elevator or escalator, but let's face it, if it were easy, everybody would be doing it. You can see in this video, there was a big … [Read more...]

Motivation for the Frustrated, Miserable, or Stuck

For some, it dawned on them slowly over a long time. For others, it hit them like a brick to the face. Suddenly, you realize just how far off track you are in life compared to where you thought you would be by now. Maybe you're frustrated about all the games you have to play at work, just to make it through the week. Maybe you're miserable due to some relationship issue that is dogging you. Maybe you're just bored and feel like you're stuck in a rut where every day seems the same. Well, you're … [Read more...]