Category Archives: Inspiration

Get On With It

No matter how you’ve woken up or what frustrations overcome you in the morning, you must get on with it. Get on with your day and tick off your checklist as you planned. Do not let the doubters or the contrarians stuff up your day. You were born with strength and you have the courage to persevere. God is your

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You Have The Power To Change Your Life (Chapter 1.0 – Momentum)

It’s funny how momentum works. The direction you’re moving in currently is the direction with least resistance. There’s pros and cons to the concept of momentum. If things are going really really great, it’s a lot easier to keep things going that way (provided you don’t become complacent). However, when things are not going so well, it can sometimes feel

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Let’s speak up about Mental Health: A Feature Article From ‘Izzy’

It’s important that we can learn from the experiences of others on our pursuit for growth and quality of life. This was a remarkable example of how being open about our struggles can go a long way towards our healing. Thanks Izzy for sharing this message: What’s stopping you from living a happy life? “Mental Health is a subject which

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Distinctiveness And Consistency – The Building Blocks of Neural Pathways

The transportation of signals to and from the brain is done by these remarkable things called ‘neurons’. They are scattered throughout the body (largely the brain) in magnificent networks that join up at critical points to form the basis of neural pathways. Neural pathways are responsible for transmitting the information we have stored so that it can be converted into

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The Importance of Faith In Overcoming Helplessness

“We can do all things through Christ who strengthens us” (Philippians 4:13). That’s a quote that gets me on the right path each day. When I have doubts, I look to God for inspiration and I pray that he guides me – not to immediate success, but guides me to a better version of myself that can grow beyond my

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Knowing Your Direction & Having a Plan Can Reduce Anxiety and Feelings of Overwhelm

If I don’t plan I often get lost so easily and I stray away from anything productive, I become anxious about the future and overwhelmed at the number of tasks that I need to complete to achieve my grand ambitions. That’s why if you ever saw me, you might notice that I’m constantly writing down plans for later in the

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10 Rules For Life: Rule #9 – WORK HARD AT WHAT YOU BELIEVE IS YOUR PASSION – THE WORLD WILL HANDLE THE REST

Maybe there’s stuff you don’t want to do, but you know that it’s good for you in the long run. Like exercising or budgeting or reading or cleaning, some stuff just sucks, and I get it. We feel like the effort we put into these challenging things may not yield immediate results, and that is often true. But what we

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10 Rules For Life: Rule #8 – YOU DON’T NEED A LOT TO BE GREAT

We can make a lot from a little. Let that sink in… It’s a thought that I live by and I hold onto it with every strength that I have because it drives me to realise that I can make something of myself and pursue my goals right now, with the things that I presently have. Nothing more is needed.

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10 Rules For Life: Rule #7 – IT’S BETTER TO BE READY FOR AN OPPORTUNITY AND NOT HAVE ONE THAN TO HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY AND NOT BE PREPARED

Working towards something we cannot see or feel or hold is a definite challenge for us as humans. Our minds are wired to work towards certain goals we set for ourselves but we can often lose sight of these because the things that we are passionate about or enjoy doing don’t seem to fit in with the present construct of

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A Navy Seal’s Perspective – Callousing The Mind Through Pain and Suffering

A mentality for achievement can be built on the grounds of self imposed pain and suffering. Listen to David Goggins speak of his experience and share his approach to growth. If you can get through doing things that you hate to do, on the other side is greatness. Pain and suffering will train us for the difficulties of life.

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10 Rules For Life: Rule #6 – GET THINGS DONE EVEN WHEN YOU ‘DON’T WANT TO’

Often times we miss out on the most beautiful things in life because we only want to work at our goals when it seems easy. What we forget to realise is that the most progress toward our goals comes during times of struggle – comes when we courageously face situations we once thought impossible to overcome and we overcome them.

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10 Rules For Life: Rule #5 – EXUDE POSITIVE ENERGY TO STRANGERS

A stranger is someone who has never interacted with you or sensed your presence, equally it is someone who you have never interacted or communicated with yourself. There is something boundlessly special about that first interaction with a stranger. Something so innocent, free and uplifting. Whilst prejudice is a possibility, no judgement on your past character, or on your triumphs

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10 Rules For Life: Rule #4 – KNOW MORE ABOUT YOUR OWN LIFE THAN YOU DO ABOUT THE LIVES OF OTHERS

The truth is, if you are too focused on the lives of others and the things that they are doing you will never have enough time to achieve your ambitions and dreams. Period. How many times have you scrolled through facebook, instagram, snapchat; only to find that you feel as if you don’t measure up? That somehow others are having

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