Posts Tagged: circumstances

Strength to Not Surrender

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger, Actor, Producer, Businessman, Investor, Author, Philanthropist, Activist, Politician, Professional Bodybuilder & 38th Governor

Strength to Not Surrender

“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” ~ Arnold Schwarzenegger, Actor, Producer, Businessman, Investor, Author, Philanthropist, Activist, Politician, Professional Bodybuilder & 38th Governor

Stop Signs? No, Guidelines.

“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” ~ Dr. Robert Harold Schuller, Pastor, Motivational Speaker, Author & Founder of the Crystal Cathedral

Stop Signs? No, Guidelines.

“Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.” ~ Dr. Robert Harold Schuller, Pastor, Motivational Speaker, Author & Founder of the Crystal Cathedral

Whistle in a Barely Audible Way

“If the pressure is getting to you, whistle in a barely audible way. It’s the best way I know of to let go of tension. Music gets your mind off the situation, and the act of whistling melts the tension

Whistle in a Barely Audible Way

“If the pressure is getting to you, whistle in a barely audible way. It’s the best way I know of to let go of tension. Music gets your mind off the situation, and the act of whistling melts the tension

Look at Life in the Best Way You Can

“I think beauty comes from within. If you’re happy and look at life in the best way you can, even when there are problems, it can make you beautiful on the outside.” ~ Faith Hill, Singer, Actress & Record Producer

Look at Life in the Best Way You Can

“I think beauty comes from within. If you’re happy and look at life in the best way you can, even when there are problems, it can make you beautiful on the outside.” ~ Faith Hill, Singer, Actress & Record Producer

Victory: A Storm’s Heart

“At the heart of every storm is VICTORY — waiting to be claimed.” ~ Mary Southerland, Author & Speaker

Victory: A Storm’s Heart

“At the heart of every storm is VICTORY — waiting to be claimed.” ~ Mary Southerland, Author & Speaker

The Christmases in Our Lives

“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are

The Christmases in Our Lives

“It’s true, Christmas can feel like a lot of work, particularly for mothers. But when you look back on all the Christmases in your life, you’ll find you’ve created family traditions and lasting memories. Those memories, good and bad, are

Precious in the Shade & the Sunshine

“But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, yet in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.” ~ Thomas Jefferson, United States Minister to France (May 1785 – September

Precious in the Shade & the Sunshine

“But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, yet in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.” ~ Thomas Jefferson, United States Minister to France (May 1785 – September

Gifts, Talent & Ability

“I believe that God has put gifts and talents and ability on the inside of every one of us. When you develop that and you believe in yourself, you believe that you’re a person of influence, a person of purpose,

Gifts, Talent & Ability

“I believe that God has put gifts and talents and ability on the inside of every one of us. When you develop that and you believe in yourself, you believe that you’re a person of influence, a person of purpose,

Two Primary Choices

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them. ~ Denis Waitley, Motivational Speaker, Consultant & Author goo.gl/u7Obcu

Two Primary Choices

“There are two primary choices in life: to accept conditions as they exist or accept the responsibility for changing them. ~ Denis Waitley, Motivational Speaker, Consultant & Author goo.gl/u7Obcu

When You Overcome

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat

When You Overcome

“If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.” ~ Patrick James “Pat” Riley , Professional Basketball Executive, Miami Heat

Our Best, Always

“Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and

Our Best, Always

“Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and

Dedicated & Passionate

“Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.” ~ Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, Activist, Politician, Philanthropist, Lawyer, 1st President of South Africa, Philanthropist Nobel Peace Prize Awardee(1993) & Presidential

Dedicated & Passionate

“Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated to and passionate about what they do.” ~ Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, Activist, Politician, Philanthropist, Lawyer, 1st President of South Africa, Philanthropist Nobel Peace Prize Awardee(1993) & Presidential

Reinventing the Self

“When things are bad, it’s the best time to reinvent yourself.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, Imagen Vision Award (2003), Latino Spirit Award for Excellence in Television (2003), National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award, & One of

Reinventing the Self

“When things are bad, it’s the best time to reinvent yourself.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host, Imagen Vision Award (2003), Latino Spirit Award for Excellence in Television (2003), National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Award, & One of

Of Every Relationship & Every Institution.

… a clear, meaningful purpose and compelling ethical principles evoked from all participants should be the essence of every relationship, and every institution.” ~ Dee Ward Hock, Founder & former CEO of Visa

Of Every Relationship & Every Institution.

… a clear, meaningful purpose and compelling ethical principles evoked from all participants should be the essence of every relationship, and every institution.” ~ Dee Ward Hock, Founder & former CEO of Visa

Never Let It Define the Future

“We embrace and respect our past, (even if it was … up) but we never let it define our future .” ~ Dwayne Douglas Johnson a.k.a. The Rock, Professional Wrestler, Actor, Author & Founder of the Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation

Never Let It Define the Future

“We embrace and respect our past, (even if it was … up) but we never let it define our future .” ~ Dwayne Douglas Johnson a.k.a. The Rock, Professional Wrestler, Actor, Author & Founder of the Dwayne Johnson Rock Foundation

Difficult Victories, Happiest Wins

“The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.” ~ Pele a.k.a Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Footballer, Humanitarian, FIFA Ballon d’Or Prix d’Honneur (2013), France Football’s Football Player of the Century (1999), Player of the Century (1999), IOC

Difficult Victories, Happiest Wins

“The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.” ~ Pele a.k.a Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Footballer, Humanitarian, FIFA Ballon d’Or Prix d’Honneur (2013), France Football’s Football Player of the Century (1999), Player of the Century (1999), IOC

Falling Apart, Falling Together

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. … and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ~ Marilyn Monroe a.k.a. Norma Jeane Mortenson, Actress, Model, Singer and Film Producer

Falling Apart, Falling Together

“I believe that everything happens for a reason. … and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.” ~ Marilyn Monroe a.k.a. Norma Jeane Mortenson, Actress, Model, Singer and Film Producer

Persistent, Unshakeable Gratitude

“Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful, no matter what happened in my life..” ~ Oprah Winfrey, Chairwoman & CEO of Harpo Productions, Chairwoman, CEO & CCO of Oprah Winfrey Network, Television Host, Producer,

Persistent, Unshakeable Gratitude

“Opportunities, relationships, even money flowed my way when I learned to be grateful, no matter what happened in my life..” ~ Oprah Winfrey, Chairwoman & CEO of Harpo Productions, Chairwoman, CEO & CCO of Oprah Winfrey Network, Television Host, Producer,

Happiness Can Creep Up on You!

“Even when there are times that we’re not happy, happiness will creep in.” ~ Dyan Cannon, a.k.a Samille Diane Friesen Film & Television Actress, Director, Screenwriter, Editor, Producer, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress, New York

Happiness Can Creep Up on You!

“Even when there are times that we’re not happy, happiness will creep in.” ~ Dyan Cannon, a.k.a Samille Diane Friesen Film & Television Actress, Director, Screenwriter, Editor, Producer, National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Supporting Actress, New York

Past Successes

“Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get

Past Successes

“Successful people maintain a positive focus in life no matter what is going on around them. They stay focused on their past successes rather than their past failures, and on the next action steps they need to take to get

A Wildfire of Kindness

“When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else, and it’ll become like a wildfire.” ~ Whoopi Goldberg a.k.a. Caryn Elaine Johnson, Actress, Comedienne & Television Host Academy/Oscar Award, Drama Desk

A Wildfire of Kindness

“When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else, and it’ll become like a wildfire.” ~ Whoopi Goldberg a.k.a. Caryn Elaine Johnson, Actress, Comedienne & Television Host Academy/Oscar Award, Drama Desk

The Manicured, Romantic, Happy Believer

“I believe in manicures. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything

The Manicured, Romantic, Happy Believer

“I believe in manicures. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything

Creating Solutions

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking that we used when we created them.” ~ Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist & Nobel Prize for Physics (1921)

Creating Solutions

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking that we used when we created them.” ~ Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist & Nobel Prize for Physics (1921)

A Kindness Destiny

“Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life – a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I

A Kindness Destiny

“Nothing brings me more happiness than trying to help the most vulnerable people in society. It is a goal and an essential part of my life – a kind of destiny. Whoever is in distress can call on me. I

Miracles are Manifesting

“Out of difficulties grow miracles. ” ~ Jean de la Bruyère, Philosopher & Moralist.

Miracles are Manifesting

“Out of difficulties grow miracles. ” ~ Jean de la Bruyère, Philosopher & Moralist.