Expectations can cause two things, happiness or sorrow. When we expect good things, we become happy, because anticipation of what could be becomes so exciting that we prepare ourselves to receive it just as we expect it. A guy will submit a resumé and expect that he would get the job, spending the moments after submitting planning… Continue reading Realities that Trouble Us
I demand the best for & from me because I will it and I will not be denied. This is just an affirmation statement that was modified from a Tony Robbins quote from Awaken the Giant Within because the constant reminder of my potential and what I expect from myself is essential to keeping up the… Continue reading Modified Bench Press & Other Things
Month 2 of the Year of the Stoic, and I am focusing on the power of decision.
Going Garfield isn't really the best way to face the day. Garfield is lazy and unmotivated to leave the comfort of his bed, and a Stoic is never attracted to his bed. But why hate Mondays today? I actually don't, Monday represents something so important which is a new start. The first day of the… Continue reading Mondays
I can't really imagine how much a change in perspective can have in my life, it's only been two weeks but I feel like the days are longer and that is awesome.
I was thinking about the culture of complaint the world, and even me, is suffering daily. A lot of people feel that the world is unfair, and it really is. When the universe shuffled the cards of life, some people get dealt a great hand in the form of great genetics, wealthy families, or a strong… Continue reading The Circumstances Doesn’t Care How I Feel
In any journey of skill development, there will always be four stages, and each stage will have a plateau in between each one. The only times a plateau isn't present is at the very beginning and at the very end. In these transitions is where the habit is tested and successful determines whether or not… Continue reading The Second Plateau is Always Difficult