AestheticLad I have seen the video of Nick before, extremely inspirational. He is an amazing person!
Thread: Daily Motivator's
10-19-2012, 06:28 AM #2071
10-22-2012, 03:44 AM #2072
October 22, 2012
The power of acceptance
Sometimes the best way to free yourself from a burden is to accept it. Much of the destructive essence of any burdensome situation comes from fighting against it. Once you stop fighting, you can start progressing.
Certainly if there is a threat you protect yourself against it. But there is no point in fighting against what already is. When you accept the situation, that is the starting point at which you begin to make the most of it. When you can go beyond acceptance into sincere gratitude, you take on a powerful positive momentum.
In short, accept what is, then find something positive about it. Even the most desperate situation has its positive aspects and possibilities. You'll uncover them only after you've accepted that the situation exists. Acceptance is not surrender. It is the recognition of reality. By clearly seeing what is, by acknowledging and even being grateful, you can move things forward toward the way you would like them to be.M O O N spells LBM
10-23-2012, 03:43 AM #2073
October 23, 2012
Calm your thoughts
Have you ever noticed how much your own thinking can often interfere with your awareness? You've probably had the experience of failing to hear what someone is saying to you because you're busy thinking of how to answer them.
There is a time for thinking, for questioning and judgment, for analyzing and strategizing, and there is a time for opening yourself up to experience the world around you. You are well equipped to think, and you are also equipped to listen, to feel, to see, to experience.
Thoughts can be powerful. The absence of thoughts can be powerful as well. Many things are annoying, for example, simply because you think they're annoying. What grand and beautiful things might lie hidden underneath the relentless noise of your own thoughts?
Pursue your thoughts with vigor, and when the situation calls for it, let your thoughts be still. Strength and wisdom come not only from excitement and complexity, but also from a quiet and peaceful awareness of what is.M O O N spells LBM
10-23-2012, 04:06 AM #2074
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10-24-2012, 03:39 AM #2076
October 24, 2012
Relax even now
You can relax right now. Relaxation does not have to wait until the weekend or vacation time. For the most part, life is not an emergency, though too many of us live each hour of each day as if it is. Whatever you are doing, whatever deadlines you are working against, relax.
Frenzy and anxiety accomplish nothing other than raising your blood pressure and making you more prone to mistakes. Sure, you have a lot to get done today, and the list continues to grow. So take a deep breath, relax, and get to work at a sure and steady pace.
Relaxation does not require a lack of activity. Just about anything that can be done in a state of anxiety can be done even more effectively in a state of relaxation. Being frantic will not get anything accomplished. Being focused will. Decide to relax and it will happen. Whatever you're doing, relax right now, and find true enjoyment in getting it done.M O O N spells LBM
10-24-2012, 04:51 AM #2077***English is NOT my first language, Italian is. So I apologize now for any errors in spelling or grammar. Obviously I am annoying the Grammar Nazis****
10-25-2012, 03:35 AM #2078
October 25, 2012
What if your limitations were all an illusion? What if you were being held back, not by your circumstances, but by your mind? Though it is easy to recognize the perceptual bias of another, your own perceptions are more difficult to distinguish from reality.
In many ways the world you see is of your own making. Consider what that could mean. The obstacles you perceive may not really be there if you could get your mind beyond them. The limitations against which you struggle could be gone the instant you change your viewpoint.
What may appear to be cold, hard, immutable reality could melt away and be transformed by the power of your own perceptions. Though it is foolish to ignore reality, it is tragic to be frozen by it.
What if you could change the world and didn't know it? What if you suddenly figured it out? Look beyond the obvious. Look beyond your assumptions. Step outside the window of your perceptions and marvel at the vastness of possibility.M O O N spells LBM
10-26-2012, 01:05 AM #2079
10-26-2012, 03:41 AM #2080
October 26, 2012
Make it so
You know what it is you wish to accomplish. Today is the time to make it so. The moment you hold in your hands right now is the link between intention and reality. This day is the arena in which life can be lived and dreams fulfilled.
How long have you wished, how intently have you imagined what the world could be? Here is your opportunity to make it so. The past has already faded into memory. It cannot stop you nor can it push you. This moment right now is yours to live, free of any that have come before.
You have more knowledge, more experience, and more wisdom today than you've ever had before. Make use of it all. Make it count. Make it happen. Make it so.M O O N spells LBM
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10-29-2012, 03:48 AM #2082
October 29, 2012
The direction of strength
It's helpful to visualize strength as something that flows only in a positive, creative direction. When you go along in the same direction, your strength increases. When you move in the other direction, whatever strength you have will quickly disappear.
Apply your strength toward positive and productive ends, and that strength grows. Use your strength for destructive purposes, and you'll see that strength drained away.
Are you going in a direction that's making you stronger? Or are you struggling against the current of your own positive possibilities? When you feel yourself losing strength, it's time to reconsider your direction.
Turn toward excellence. Turn toward goodness, integrity, and accomplishment. Turn toward being the best you can be, and feel your strength grow with each passing day.M O O N spells LBM
10-30-2012, 03:40 AM #2083
October 30, 2012
A decided advantage
Working every moment toward an objective is far more productive than waiting until the last moment to get started. Progressing steadily gives you a decided advantage over catching up frantically.
The farther in advance you begin to make a difference, the more you're able to leverage your time and effort. Over time, modest efforts can add together to bring big results. Start early, remain steady, and you can do amazing things. Take the opportunity of each day as it comes, and those opportunities seized will pile on top of one another into something grand.
Right now you are working steadily toward a future that you choose by virtue of the actions you take on the way there. Each moment is precious in its own sake, and even more valuable because it contains the seed of greater moments become. Enjoy each moment, nurture the seeds of possibility, and you'll reap a bountiful harvest.M O O N spells LBM
10-31-2012, 03:40 AM #2084
October 31, 2012
Ability and commitment
Greatness most often results not from extraordinary ability, but rather from ordinary ability followed through with extraordinary devotion. Commitment, depth of passion and clarity of purpose will elevate even the most ordinary, mundane efforts into the realm of truly great achievement.
Exceptional ability is a wonderful gift, though by itself it won't get you very far. More important than ability are desire and commitment. Without them, ability is useless. With them, any shortage of ability can be overcome.
Everyone alive has plenty of passion, though too often the true identity of that passion lies hidden. When you make the effort to understand and solidly connect with your passion, the result is an unyielding level of commitment to fulfilling that passion.
Whatever your level of ability, it will take you wherever you desire to go when energized with passion and commitment.M O O N spells LBM
11-01-2012, 03:40 AM #2085
November 1, 2012
Rather than lamenting what you do not have, make the most of what you do have. Rather than being stopped by what you cannot do, move forward by doing what you can do. Instead of agonizing over the past or worrying about the future, make sure that right now you are the very best you can be.
Put your attention and your effort where they count. Use your energy and your time where they can make the biggest positive difference. Being positive is more than just repeating happy phrases. Being positive means living positive. Being positive means seeing the possibilities for improvement and advancement in every situation, and acting on them.
Being positive means doing what is necessary and right even if it is not easy or popular. Positive values are more than just platitudes. Sincere positive values result in effective positive actions. And those actions will bring real, lasting and substantial achievement.M O O N spells LBM
11-01-2012, 10:12 PM #2086
Found this today.
Its how he decided to deadlift in spite of having one arm.
Some people make excuses, others make solutions...
http://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comment...with_one_hand/fui quod es, eris quod sum
11-02-2012, 03:41 AM #2087
November 2, 2012
Now you are ready
Stop for just a moment and think a pleasant thought. Relax your mind, your body and your spirit. Find a moment of joy in the beauty of being, right here, right now. Put aside your concerns for a little bit. Experience the depth and wonder of your own existence.
Realize that in this very moment you have everything you could possibly need or want for right now. Settle your spirit into the confidence and assurance which that thought engenders.
Now you are ready for any challenge the world can throw at you. Now you are able to build on the abundance which is already yours. Now you can see your concerns not as problems but as opportunities.
You are alive. You are capable. You are worthy and able. You have at your command a powerful, undeniable force -- the strength to live, to think and to act. Every great achievement is built through thought, action and the passion of being alive. You have everything it takes. Now go forward and make your own special greatness.M O O N spells LBM
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11-05-2012, 03:45 AM #2089
November 5, 2012
Stumbles and frustrations
The stumbles you endure on the way to the top of the mountain do not make the view from the summit any less magnificent. In fact, they make it more precious and full of meaning.
Learn from your mistakes and move forward. Each mistake, each frustration has within itself the power to stop you once. Don't add to that power by allowing it to continue stopping you. Get on past it and never look back. It's relatively easy to get past the frustrations. There's no sense in making it more difficult by adding your own regret.
The main value of any accomplishment comes from the effort with which it is reached. That's why diamonds, which are rare and difficult to find, are far more valuable than the pebbles which can be found anywhere.
The stumbles, the mistakes, the frustrations, the difficult efforts all serve to create value in the accomplishment which is sought. Take them in stride. You can get through them and you will, on your way to achieving exactly what you desire.M O O N spells LBM
11-05-2012, 03:50 AM #2090
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11-06-2012, 03:45 AM #2092
November 6, 2012
Some days you become weary. Really rest for a while, not too long, then get back on track with renewed vigor and purpose. Some days you become satisfied. Be careful not to let that stop you; build enthusiastically on what you have accomplished. The greatest value is of no value if it is not put to use.
Some days you'll be sad. Take comfort in knowing that your sadness is possible only because joy is also possible. It is painful and yet it is beautiful that you're able to care so much. You'll get through it.
Some days will be frustrating. Though you have the best of intentions, though you make a genuine effort, the results fall short of the mark. Learn from these days. Take a deep breath. Know you're making progress even if it doesn't seem so.
Some days will be joyful. Treasure these days. Live them completely and with no remorse. They are yours to live and to hold as well. Fully experience them so that they will be with you always.M O O N spells LBM
11-06-2012, 04:06 AM #2093
Thank you Den I needed that!
You know I have my sad days, but they are getting less and less, and I have a great life now. I am blessed in so many ways***English is NOT my first language, Italian is. So I apologize now for any errors in spelling or grammar. Obviously I am annoying the Grammar Nazis****
11-06-2012, 04:48 AM #2094
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11-07-2012, 03:45 AM #2095
November 7, 2012
The surest way to make a good impression is to be yourself. After all, being you is what you do best. You have a great deal of experience at it. The surest way to look like a fool is by attempting to impress others with something you're not.
Success comes not from pretense. Success comes from substance. Perhaps you think the substance of your life is not that impressive. If so, you're completely and absolutely wrong!
You are overflowing with substance and value and it will show if you'll just let it. Your own experiences, thoughts, interests, knowledge, passions, desires, integrity and sense of humor, among many other things, set you apart and make you truly special.
You are wonderful and you are worthy. The power of substance comes from being who you are. Be you. It is your destiny. The world is waiting to joyfully throw its arms around the genuine, valuable person you know you are.M O O N spells LBM
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11-08-2012, 03:43 AM #2098
November 8, 2012
Something will grow
Something will grow in the garden of your life today. Will it be an unsightly weed or a beautiful flower? Will it be what you've planned and created by your thoughts and actions, or will it simply be what you've allowed by your carelessness and lack of clear direction.
Whatever you plant will grow in the fertile ground that is today. Fail to plant, fail to tend the garden, and something will still grow there. But it probably won't be to your liking.
Walking through a neighborhood, it is easy to spot the gardens which are carefully and lovingly tended. They're the bright and bountiful ones. Likewise, a life that's well tended is filled with the bright, beautiful rewards of that care and effort.
What will grow in your life today? The fertile ground is waiting for the seed of your purpose and the care of your commitment. Today you can grow something of value and beauty. Just decide to make it so right now.M O O N spells LBM
11-09-2012, 03:29 AM #2099
November 9, 2012
Though most goals take a long and sustained effort to reach, the benefits of moving toward them begin to accrue immediately. There is a strong sense of purpose and direction which comes when you pursue a challenging objective. That positive influence takes hold the moment you commit to reaching the objective. It gives to each day, each moment, each action an energy which would not otherwise be present.
While it is true that genuine accomplishment requires effort applied over time, that eventual accomplishment begins to return value as soon as you start to work on it. Working diligently toward a future objective adds real value to your world today.
So what are you waiting for? Set your sights on an ambitious goal and start right now to reach for it. The reaching, the striving, the discipline and the effort are their own rewards. And they serve to make the goal, when it is indeed reached, more valuable than you ever could have imagined.M O O N spells LBM
11-12-2012, 03:45 AM #2100
November 12, 2012
Do the math
Lasting success is achieved by addition and multiplication, not subtraction or division. If your winning depends on causing someone else to lose, that success is doomed to eventually run out. By contrast, when your success is built by creating new value for the world around you, it can continue to grow indefinitely.
Do the math. When you continue subtracting and dividing, you soon reach the very real limit of zero. But you can continue adding and multiplying with no such limit.
Certainly it is a competitive world. Yet the most successful competitors are those who do not depend on the competition, those who make the whole pie bigger instead of fighting over a single slice.
Real success and real value can never be wrested away from another. Your success and fulfillment must be built by you. Focus on the competition, and that competition will throw obstacles in your path at every turn. Focus on creating new value, and the world will enthusiastically push you forward.M O O N spells LBM