A little fortune cookie motivation today. Procrastination is the fear of success. What are you waiting for? Or perhaps a better question is what are you afraid of?
View this post on Instagram “Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love: This is the eternal rule.” -Buddha ✨ – I personally don't believe in coincidence. I believe everything happens for a reason. And this week's quote is no exception. – In the wake of what happened in Charlottesville, it is hard … More Hatred will cease only by love
I had a great interview today with a really inspiring young man. He has recently left his day job–traditional, professional, what he went to university for–to pursue his passion–music. As we talked about making the leap, conquering fear and taking risks, he said, “The number one believer has to be you. Even if the rest … More Believe in yourself
You can’t just hope for happy endings. You have to believe in them. Then do the work, take the risks. Slay the dragon. Kiss the princess, or the frog. Defeat the bad witch. Nora Roberts, Dark Witch
“There is something about words. In expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. Wind themselves around your limbs like spider silk, and when you are so enthralled you cannot move, they pierce your skin, enter your blood, numb your thoughts. Inside you they work their magic.” The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield I tend … More The Thirteenth Tale
From Franklin Roosevelt’s Acceptance Speech at the Democratic National Convention on June 27, 1936. The whole speech is a beautiful example of language and imagery. I encourage you to read the full text. “Here, and in every community throughout the land, we are met at a time of great moment to the future of the … More The greatest guide of all is moral principle
Be not afraid of growing slowly. Be afraid of standing still. Chinese Proverb This was last week’s quote in my Passion Planner. It was exactly what I needed. Save Save