At the end of the day, you are solely responsible for your success and your failure. And the sooner you realize that, you accept that, and integrate that into your work ethic, you will start being successful. As long as you blame others for the reason you aren’t where you want to be, you will always be a failure.

― Erin Cummings

Mindfulness can help you to accept criticism better because it allows you to slow down thoughts, breath, listen and hear what is being told, and respond in a more thoughtful manner rather than just reacting.

By going beyond your own problems and taking care of others, you gain inner strength, self-confidence, courage, and a greater sense of calm.

– Dalai Lama

Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.

― Jim Rohn

“Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.”

― W. Clement Stone

Don’t rush into any kind of relationship. Work on yourself. Feel yourself, experience yourself, and love yourself. Do this first and you will soon attract that special loving other.

True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
– William Penn

The first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: decide what you want.
– Ben Stein

Grief can take care if itself, but to get the full value of a joy you must have somebody to divide it with.

― Mark Twain

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
– Nelson Mandela

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.

― Tony Robbins

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.”

― Henry David Thoreau

He who lives in harmony with himself lives in harmony with the universe.
– Marcus Aurelius

Being in control of your life and having realistic expectations about your day-to-day challenges are the keys to stress management, which is perhaps the most important ingredient to living a happy, healthy and rewarding life.

― Marilu Henner

By going beyond your own problems and taking care of others, you gain inner strength, self-confidence, courage, and a greater sense of calm.

– Dalai Lama

More often than not, anger is actually an indication of weakness rather than of strength.
– Dalai Lama

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.

― Buddha

Understanding our differences

Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts.


How would your life be different if… You stopped allowing other people to dilute or poison your day with their words or opinions? Let today be the day… You stand strong in the truth of your beauty and journey through your day without attachment to the validation of others.

― Steve Maraboli

Through perseverance many people win success out of what seemed destined to be certain failure. – Benjamin Disraeli

“To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.”

― Buddha

Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.

― Voltaire

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.
– Albert Einstein

Happiness is a cup of coffee and a good book.

You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.
– Abraham Lincoln

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. – Beverly Sills

When it is obvious that the goals cannot be reached, don’t adjust the goals, adjust the action steps.
– Confucius

Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s the determination and commitment to unrelenting pursuit of your goal – a commitment to excellence – that will enable you to attain the success you seek.

― Mario Andretti

Feeling and longing are the motive forces behind all human endeavor and human creations.
– Albert Einstein

The only thing impossible is that which you don’t try.

Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be

– Walker
Both friend and enemy reside within us. One lives by the rule of compassion, the other by the rule of hard knocks. Though potential influence of either extreme is inevitable, our actions bear witness to the one we embrace.

– Hodge

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.

― Maya Angelou

Become A Priority In Your Life

“We don’t develop courage by being happy every day. We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity.”

― Barbara de Angelis

I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
– Dalai Lama

Mindful means living in the moment, observing feelings and thoughts from a distance, without judging them as good or bad.

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding about ourselves.
– Carl Jung

To burn with desire and keep quiet about it is the greatest punishment we can bring on ourselves.”

– Lorca

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere

Proverbs 4:7 (KJV) Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.
– Martin Fischer
As I have not worried to be born, I do not worry to die.


Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.

– Pema

When Passion Drives You, Let Reason Hold The Reins

– Benjamin Franklin

It’s only when we truly know and understand that we have a limited time on earth. That we have no way of knowing when our time is up. That we will begin to live each day to the fullest, as if it was the only one we had.”
– Kubler-Ross

Continuous improvement is better than delayed perfection.

Peace comes from within, do not seek it without.

If you are not willing to risk the unusual, you will have to settle for the ordinary

– Rohn

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins

– Franklin

Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppresive.

C.S. Lewis

Truth never damages a cause that is just.

– Gandhi

Fight For Your Money

Similarities That Champions Share


Have a plan

Goal oriented

Train hard

No-excuses attitudes

Some are leaders

High esteem

It’s possible

Overcome negative habits

Raise the Standard

Physical activity equals a ticket to good health

Many things for life, I learned in kindergarten

Share everything

Play fair

Don’t hit people

Put things back where you found them

Clean up your own mess

Don’t take things that aren’t yours

Say you’re sorry when you hurt somebody

Wash your hands before you eat

“Difficulty is what wakes up the genius.”

– Taleb

Energy And Persistence Conquer All Things

Tips To Get Closer To Wealth & Success

good daily habits

create goals regularly

self-improve daily

take care of yourself daily

make time for relationship building

moderate things

get things done

be positive

save money

don’t allow limiting thoughts

live below your means


watch little t.v.

over perform

two ears one mouth


surround yourself with those who think like you

find a mentor

know your why

don’t let fear stop you


Skill in performance is alright, but it’s not enough to prove your might.

– Lee

I firmly believe man’s finest hour, is that moment when he has worked his heart out

– Lombardi

Any Gym Rules


Never distract someone doing an exercise

Always wipe after use

Lift quietly

No spitting

The greatest thing about man is his ability to transcend himself, his ancestry, and his environment and to become what he dreams of being




30-59 very good

60-75 good

76-85 average

86-99 poor

100 plus unfit


when a bird is alive…it eats ants.

when the bird dies, ants eat it.

one tree can make a million matchsticks.

one matchstick can burn a million tress.


good work habits are vastly underated


people who push through successfully have to-do lists that are prioritized

” If you are depressed

You are living in the past.

If you are anxious

You are living in the future.

If you are at peace

You are living in the present. “

– Lao Tzu






If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.

  • Milton

If something stands between you and your success, move it. Never be denied.

  • The Rock

Do all that you can do each day.

  • Brandon


When you like a flower, you just pluck it. but when you love a flower, you water it daily.

  • Buddha
  • One who understands this, understands life.

Sometimes the best way to help our kids is to NOT help them

  • Welch

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