Posts tagged: courage

Making the Right Choices Can Make All the Difference When it Comes to Being Happy

In one of my first posts on this blog, I went over the concept of happiness being a choice. It can be difficult to accept and apply this concept at first, because it runs counter to what most of the world believes. We are taught that we have to do all sorts of different things, and live our lives a certain way if… Continue reading

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The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Being Selfish

Popular opinion states that being selfish is a bad thing and that you should avoid it at all costs. Yet many people have become very successful while being selfish (including some of the people that say being selfish is wrong). In this article I will take a look at some of the advantages and disadvantages of being selfish, as well as tell you about an important decision you can make… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Monday March 29th, 2010 in , , , | 2 Comments »

The Power Of The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy

A self-fulfilling prophecy is a statement or prediction that influences actions and thoughts to the extent that it becomes true. There are many examples in literature, movies, and real life of self-fulfilling prophecies that are negative in nature. These cautionary tales show how powerful of an effect belief can have in determining how our lives unfold.

The good news is that not all self-fulfilling prophecies have to be negative… Continue reading

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Sunday March 21st, 2010 in , , , , , | No Comments »

Something More Important Than Courage

I like to obtain my inspiration from many different sources, and one of my favorites is a commercial from Michael Jordan’s “Become Legendary” campaign. The message is very inspirational even if you have no interest in sports.

One line from the commercial really resonates with me, “I have something more important than courage, I have patience”.

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Ideas Mean Nothing Without Action

So you have this awesome idea for something new that you just know that people would love. It could be an idea for a fantastic book (or even a whole series of books), an incredible movie, a unique and original video game, or an innovative invention that would make many people’s lives easier and better. Continue reading

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Saturday January 23rd, 2010 in , , , | No Comments »

Find the Courage to Chase Your Dreams

As children we have big dreams about what we want to be when we grow up. Whether it is flying to the moon as an astronaut, saving lives as a firefighter, or winning the World Series with a home run, there is no little voice in our heads telling us we can’t. As we grow up, however, that voice is given life and grows in power as we spend time… Continue reading | 2 Comments

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Thursday November 12th, 2009 in , , , , , | 2 Comments »