Preparing for Vindication and How Not to Miss it

waterfall motivational quoteHave you ever had one of those “that was meant for me” moments?

For example, a book falls to the ground opening to something interesting or maybe the wind flips something to a certain page, and all of a sudden some word or a phrase catches your eye. But it doesn’t just catch your eye, it actually gives you a feeling that somehow someone was speaking directly to you.

The reason being is because it aligns so perfectly with everything you’re going through right now and basically, it’s exactly what you needed to hear.

5 Tips on How to Detect and Fight Against Your Biggest Motivation Killers

motivational quote about overcoming fear by Josh HindsYou have probably lost count of the number of times you have heard people say, “where there is a will, there is a way”. Though cliched, this statement holds the truth behind any commendable feat or accomplishment in a person’s life.

An achievement is worth taking note of when you are able to overcome massive hurdles along the path and reach the finishing line well ahead of the others. In order for you to carry that out, you require motivation of some sort.

3 Major Reasons You Need to Bounce Back

jumping for joyWhat makes someone get back in the game after they’ve been knocked off out their horse? And might I add, for the ka-zillionth time?

It seems like an endless cycle for many of us, including what I know from my own experiences. We may not understand why we have to go through the things we go through to get anywhere in life, but these challenges do cause us to question our reason for doing anything.

We might be asking ourselves, “Do our challenges ever stop, get easier, or do they get tougher the more we go along? Is there really that utopia and freedom we desire so much, or is it just an illusion designed to keep us fighting?”

Success Lesson: The Power of Pessimism

jim stovall For several decades, through these weekly columns that appear in newspapers, magazines, and online publications around the world as well as my books, movies, and speeches, I have endeavored to convince people that having a positive attitude, focusing their energy, and acting upon their motivations can bring positive results in their lives and the people around them.

My late, great colleague, mentor, and friend Zig Ziglar was fond of saying, “I’m an optimist. I would go after Moby Dick in a rowboat and take the tartar sauce with me.”

How I Overcame Fear – It Started with a Helicopter Ride

overcoming fear with a helicopter rideAnxieties come in all forms. I hate to fly. I refused to fly any more. I’m uncomfortable in large group settings and hate frivolous small talk, so I avoided both scenarios. When my black lab, my constant companion, passed away, I swore I’d never have another dog to save myself from the pain.

Evaluating my life and goals, I saw how each time I created a ‘rule’ designed to protect myself, I was instead creating a smaller and smaller circle to live in. I have a bucket list. The rules I created for myself began to choke my goals.

7 Things that Confirm You Are Doing What You Love

Robert de Brus - inspiring writerHave you ever heard the adage, “just throw a million ideas on the wall and see what sticks”?

Every business has its ups and downs. Some will kick off well from the start and others will not, but whether or not there is initial growth it’s ‘that thing’ you’re doing that’s going to determine whether or not you’re going to be able to sustain the long haul.

How to succeed through failure

Failure can lead to successFor many people, the idea of failure is simply not on their agenda. Not doing something the right way, or failing to get something right. It’s not something they can even comprehend. It’s the worst thing in the world to fail for some people.

It proves they aren’t invincible, that they simply aren’t good enough to do things anymore. When this kind of mentality forms, though, changing and progressing as a person soon becomes pretty impossible.

Strategies for Powerful Life Change — How to Experience True Success

Shane Sorensen - inspirational coach and writerDo you ever feel stuck? Do you ever feel that you are a slave to your work, yet your work doesn’t fulfill you and it leaves you feeling empty and unaccomplished? Have you ever felt that what you are doing is meaningless, or that despite your success you feel you aren’t on the right path in life?

It wasn’t too long ago I was stuck with no direction. I had my nose buried in the grindstone and I wouldn’t allow myself to look up from what I was doing for a second. I used to think I was a hard worker, and that I was dedicated, brave, and strong, but it took some time to realize that I was wrong about it all.

You Don’t Have To Know Everything Before You Start Doing Something

Margie Warrell - Inspirational Author and SpeakerNothing stifles our success more than the pressure we put on ourselves to do things perfectly, and avoid the possibility of falling short in the attempt.

We live in a culture that celebrates perfectionism even as it censures it. Every time we pick up a magazine or turn on the TV, we feel pressure to have perfect homes, perfect bodies, perfect children, perfect lives. And too often we want to feel like we have to do something perfectly before we attempt to do it at all. Nothing stifles our success more than the pressure we put on ourselves to do things perfectly, and to avoid the possibility of falling short in the attempt.