Monday, December 29, 2014

What to do when obstacles arise

  “ When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal; you do not change your decision to get there. ”

― Zig Ziglar 

Friday, December 26, 2014


   Transformation is not five minutes from now; it's a present activity. In this moment you can make a different choice, and it's these small choices and successes that build up over time to help cultivate a healthy self-image and self esteem.

― Jillian Michaels 

Saturday, December 20, 2014

A True Friend

  The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.

― Ulysses S. Grant 

Sunday, December 14, 2014

What are obstacles?

Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

~Henry Ford

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Working together

Henry Ford noted:

Coming together is a beginning
Keeping together is progress
Working together is success

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Our thoughts

   As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.

― Henry David Thoreau 

Wednesday, November 26, 2014


   Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.

― Henry Van Dyke 

Sunday, November 23, 2014


   What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.

― Voltaire 

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

What anxiety does

  Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.

― Charles Spurgeon 

Thursday, November 13, 2014

 Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.

― Franklin D. Roosevelt 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

What is optimism?

   The essence of optimism is that it takes no account of the present, but it is a source of inspiration, of vitality and hope where others have resigned; it enables a man to hold his head high, to claim the future for himself and not to abandon it to his enemy.

― Dietrich Bonhoeffer 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

You must not be defeated

"You may encounter defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it."
-Maya Angelou

Monday, July 28, 2014

The First Step To Success

"The first step to success is to visualize it"
- Jane John-Nwankwo

Sunday, July 27, 2014

The keys to unlock the door...

"The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential...these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence."

Thursday, July 24, 2014

What love is not...

"...In a nutshell, loving someone is about giving, not receiving"
-Nicholas Sparks

Friday, July 18, 2014

What does success require?

"Success in business requires training and discipline and hardwork. But if you are not frightened by these, the opportunities as great today as they ever were."
-David Rockefeller

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Accept Challenges

"We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses"
-Abraham Lincoln

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Educate yourself everyday

"Educating yourself does not mean you were stupid in the first place: It means you are intelligent enough to know that there is plenty left to learn" 
-Melanie Joy