If you watch the news, movies, spend hours on the internet, read the average magazine or get caught up on Facebook posts, the world can seem like a horrible place. In fact, so much vitriol, hate and negativity seems to permeate all of these places.
I wrote these thoughts during a tough time for my family. A close relative passed away from a bout with cancer and it really hit home. Our time is limited and we need to seize every moment in time.
Let’s face it. There are times you might feel like life is not going your way. You might be having a hard time getting on track. Don’t worry! It happens to all of us, but it’s through the difficult times you learn, grow and make the decisions that can push you on a path to success and positive results. The key is not staying stuck. The key is building positive momentum, even if you don’t see immediate results.
If I told you there was a way to lower stress, feel better and actually set yourself up for success would you be interested? Well, the power to do this is in what you say and think. What?
Last month, like many sports fans, I was tuned in watching the final round of the Master’s golf tournament to see if Tiger Woods could pull off a win and achieve a huge comeback in his career. For those of you who are not dialed in, the story may not resonate but for those of you who have followed his career and know his story, it was pretty exciting!
As an athlete at heart, I often look at business, life and success through the lens of sports.
You can either live your life on Offense or Defense. You can be moving forward, taking chances and seeking out positive results or you can find yourself perpetually on the defensive where you’re stuck in a mindset of always defending, guarding and hunkering down.
Sometimes I get the feeling that people think everything we are experiencing today is new. The reality is, we’re not.
If you are right out of college, in your 20’s and wondering what to do… Don’t stress! Take a deep breath and relax. Patience is key at this point in your career.
It was just a regular spring evening around 1997 and I was getting ready to relax and watch some mindless TV when I got the call.
Here’s three great books that will really inspire you. They were my favorites last year and if you are looking to raise you game in 2019, I highly recommend giving them a read!
When you’re feeling stressed, anxious and overwhelmed, it’s easy to think you’re fighting this battle alone and nobody has ever felt that way. We’ve all been there at one time or another but I’m here to tell you that a source of inspiration can be found by taking a look to antiquity.
Everyone in the motivational world seems to have their own bag of tricks so I’m going to give you some of mine. These below are what power me every day and can help you too if you embody it.
Being the best you can be requires you think different and be different. Often that means going against the grain. Here’s 9 ways to raise your game in life and win!
When you wake up each day, get excited about what you want to accomplish. Every day is a new start and a chance to make a difference. Don’t let the day control you. Get out and make something good happen. Don't focus on what you could have done yesterday but instead focus on what you will do today.
If you want to make some fast progress on your path to success, sometimes you have to hit the delete button. Negative people, personalities and those who bring you down shouldn't be part of your life.
I wanted to share this little nugget I found in my diary from 2005 of a typical day after building my company for just two years. It’s now 13 years later and my company is bigger than ever but it was the daily emotions like this you have to battle.
There may be times in your life where you feel sluggish and things aren’t going your way. You’re stuck in the doldrums of life. It happens to every one but the key is not staying there. So how do you kick it into high gear?
One thing I’ve really focused on lately is HRV ( Heart Rate Variability ). It’s an interesting measure to help analyze recovery, stress levels and fitness.
What HRV is, is a measurement of the time interval between heartbeats and the variation of them. In a basic sense, you don’t want a droning beat that is the same every time. Slight variations are key to a healthy heart rhythm.
Too often in life we operate in a reactive state. We depend on the answers and opinions of others for acceptance. We get frustrated with things beyond our control and live in the past, stuck where there is no resolution except negativity. Here’s 4 areas where you can choose to break free and live life your way.