Category Archives: 365 Days of Spirited Living

Surf the Waves, Don’t Let the Waves Carry You (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 366)

“The only thing a person can ever really do is keep moving forward. Take that big leap forward without hesitation, without once looking back. Simply forget the past and forge toward the future.” — Alyson Noel In many respects, it … Continue reading

Want to Make Progress? Drop These 9 Habits (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 365)

“The best way to break a bad habit is to drop it.” — Leo Aikman At the beginning of a new year, many people set new goals for themselves or create resolutions that they intend to keep. Unfortunately, most of … Continue reading

8 Ways To Keep Your Feet On the Ground When Everything Else Is Out of Control (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 364)

“You don’t have to control your thoughts; you just have to stop letting them control you.” — Dan Millman Several studies point to the fact that we are living in one of the most stressed and overworked generations. More people … Continue reading

Want To Be Smarter? Develop These 10 Habits (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 363)

“Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune.” — Jim Rohn Some people are born smart, but most people who are smart trained themselves to be that way. If you think you can’t be smart … Continue reading

The Power of Motivation Is Limited (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 362)

“The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.” — Arthur C. Clarke Too often we think that the key to achieving our goals is being motivated. But … Continue reading

Breaking Up with Motivation Is Hard to Do (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 361)

“Of course motivation is not permanent. But then, neither is bathing; but it is something you should do on a regular basis.” — Zig Ziglar We like to think that we will always be motivated to achieve our dreams and … Continue reading

No Fear, Only Love (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 360)

“Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.” — Marianne Williamson There are many things that we can be afraid of. There are also just as many reasons for us to love. Fear will never … Continue reading

Sometimes To Make Progress, You Have To Go Back (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 359)

“Failure is instructive. The person who really thinks learns quite as much from his failures as from his successes.” — John Dewey When each year begins to wind down, most of us make special efforts to make plans for the … Continue reading

Use the Potential You Have and It Suddenly Becomes Enough (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 358)

“Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Do not bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” — William Faulkner How much time do we waste thinking that … Continue reading

9 Reasons It’s Okay to Take a Break (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 357)

“Every person deserves a day away in which no problems are confronted, no solutions searched for. Each of us needs to withdraw from the cares which will not withdraw from us.” — Maya Angelou Most of us work hard at … Continue reading

Turning Points as Stepping Stones (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 356)

“Sometimes the course of our lives depends on what we do or don’t do in a few seconds, a heartbeat, when we either seize the opportunity, or just miss it. Miss the moment and you never get a chance again.” … Continue reading

5 Ways to Know Your Relationship Will Fail (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 355)

“Relationships of all kinds are like sand held in your hand. Held loosely, with an open hand, the sand remains where it is. The minute you close your hand and squeeze tightly to hold on, the sand trickles through your … Continue reading

Accidents Don’t Happen (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 354)

“Down in their hearts, wise men know this truth: the only way to help yourself is to help others.” — Elbert Hubbard As human beings, we have a tendency to act as though our problems are the only problems in … Continue reading

We Shouldn’t Be Applauded for Hurting with Those Who Hurt…That’s Our Human Duty (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 353)

“It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson It is truly heartbreaking to see so many suffering people in the world. While … Continue reading

Ask For the Help You Need (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 352)

“The only mistake you can make is not asking for help.” — Sandeep Jauhar Asking for help is quite the obstacle for many of us who are naturally independent and tend to be self-reliant. It seems to be a common … Continue reading

4 Things that Happen When We Create and Hold On to Expectations (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 351)

“Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” — Alexander Pope Sometimes, we go through life allowing expectations to get the best of us and to hold us back from new and better opportunities that are … Continue reading

I’m Not a Fan of Favors…So This Is a Gift (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 350)

“Presents are made for the pleasure of who gives them, not the merits of who receives them.” — Carlos Ruiz Zafón We have this thing in modern society where we have such a love affair with cutting deals with each … Continue reading

Highly Creative People Do These 4 Things (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 349)

“Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.” — Dee Hock Young children are often divided into two categories: creative types and not-so creative types. Many times, this differentiation comes from one’s experiences in childhood. … Continue reading

The One In the Arena (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 348)

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the … Continue reading

The Best People Are Humble People (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 347)

“Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.” — Thomas Merton When we think of greatness or what it means to be a successful person, the first things that come to mind are characteristics such as vision, motivation, drive, … Continue reading