Tag Archives: goals

Why ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Perfect’ Leaves So Many People Unsatisfied (Vita. Consilio. 05.19.17)

How is it that some people can seemingly have it all in life but still end up unsatisfied and unhappy? Let me tell you a story about Rebbie.

Guest Post by Megha Shah: Hustle Your Way to the Finish Line (Vita. Consilio. 03.21.17)

Over the last few years, if there is anything I have learned, it is that there is no such thing as ‘luck’. Luck is just an excuse made by those who are unwilling to work but wish to achieve all … Continue reading

That One Mammoth All-Consuming Life Goal (Vita. Consilio. 03.20.17)

If there is one thing that life will teach you, it is that you cannot do everything. Our society is plagued with a superman and superwoman complex. It is the false belief that one person can be all things to … Continue reading

WORK (Live. Pray. Hustle. 02/21/17)

We all have to work. Nothing happens without it. But work is extremely more enjoyable and meaningful when it is directed toward a goal. Work for the sake of work is usually unfulfilling. It is only a means to pass … Continue reading

Chapter by Chapter (Vita. Consilio. 02.02.17)

Someone once described life to be like the chapters of a book. I can’t disagree with that assessment. Every chapter is dedicated to a scene. And a series of chapters make up the whole story. Without those scenes, there would … Continue reading

Give Great Effort to Pursuing Good Goals (Vita. Consilio. 01.11.17)

When I was a child, one of my uncles showed me how to ride a bike. He thought it would be a cool idea to test my skills out on the gravel and dirt roads between his house and my … Continue reading

To Hit a Target, You Have To Have a Target to Hit (Vita. Consilio. 01.08.17)

Imagine that you were given a bow and arrow but not given a target. Where would you aim the arrow? Probably nowhere in particular, just anywhere in the random open space. And let’s say you did shoot in any direction … Continue reading

CLICK (Live. Pray. Hustle. 01/06/17)

We are often blinded to connections. If we saw up-front how every step connected to the next step that creates the entire staircase to our destination, we might never get there. Because some steps are cracked, others are creaking, others … Continue reading

ENTHUSIASM (Live. Pray. Hustle. 01/04/17)

Enthusiasm turns mediocre days into days of opportunity. It displaces passive thinking and bursts open legions of creative energy. That eagerness for life resides deep inside us. And it is there even when we think it is gone. In order … Continue reading

Plans and Wills (Soul. Musings. 01/03/17)

Of all the things that can offer satisfaction in life, reaching your goals would seem to be the most important. We all have goals but very few of us reach them. For whatever reason, we get sidetracked, we get lost, … Continue reading

We Are Finished…Thank You and Happy New Year!

It’s the end of 2016 and we have finished two awesome series on the blog this year: 365 Days of Daring Faith and 365 Days of Spirited Living (Really 366, thanks to the leap year). Perhaps, at some time in … 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

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

One Day It All Will Click (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 341)

“A bend in the road is not the end of the road unless you fail to make the turn.” — Unknown So many things are vying for our attention in this world. In every direction we turn, there is someone … Continue reading

20 Things To Learn When You’re Under 30 (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 331)

“The difference between school and life? In school, you’re taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you’re given a test that teaches you a lesson.” — Tom Bodett When you’re a child, your parents pretty much stick … Continue reading

Why ‘Fake It Till You Make It’ Is Terrible Advice (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 324)

“Fake it till you become it. Do it enough until you actually become it and internalize.” — Amy Cuddy If you are currently trying to get somewhere or accomplish a goal, but as of yet haven’t quite made it, you’ve … Continue reading

Aim and Shoot (Live. Pray. Hustle. 11/08/16)

Many people aim but very few pull the trigger. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

Take Action Then Talk (Live. Pray. Hustle. 11/01/16)

Keep your goals mostly to yourself. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

3 Habits that Stop You from Achieving (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 303)

“I feel that the greatest reward for doing is the opportunity to do more.” — Jonas Salk Each day, we dream about the things we want to achieve. One of the reasons we do this is because we have an … Continue reading