Posts Tagged: personal growth

Forgiveness is The Attribute

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Mahatma Ghandi

Forgiveness is The Attribute

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” Mahatma Ghandi

Isn’t Everyone Supposed to Be?

“There’s no chivalry in culture any more. Sometimes you meet someone who everyone says is polite and you’re like, “Wow!”, but then it’s like, “Hang on, isn’t everyone supposed to be polite?”” ~ will.i.am a.k.a William James Adams, Founder of

Isn’t Everyone Supposed to Be?

“There’s no chivalry in culture any more. Sometimes you meet someone who everyone says is polite and you’re like, “Wow!”, but then it’s like, “Hang on, isn’t everyone supposed to be polite?”” ~ will.i.am a.k.a William James Adams, Founder of

As Much As We Take

“I believe that as much as you take, you have to give back. It’s important not to focus on yourself too much.” ~ Nicole Kidman, Actress, Film Producer & Singer

As Much As We Take

“I believe that as much as you take, you have to give back. It’s important not to focus on yourself too much.” ~ Nicole Kidman, Actress, Film Producer & Singer

Even Better the Next Day

. “I always wanted to be someone better the next day than I was the day before.” ~ Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE Actor, Director, Writer & Diplomat British Academy Film Award Winner, Academy Award (Oscar) Winner, Knight Commander of the

Even Better the Next Day

. “I always wanted to be someone better the next day than I was the day before.” ~ Sir Sidney Poitier, KBE Actor, Director, Writer & Diplomat British Academy Film Award Winner, Academy Award (Oscar) Winner, Knight Commander of the

Walking Away

“Most of the time, people say negative things for a reaction, and I can’t even bear to give them the satisfaction. So, there’s something that I gain from feeling like I’m the bigger person, from walking away from a situation.”

Walking Away

“Most of the time, people say negative things for a reaction, and I can’t even bear to give them the satisfaction. So, there’s something that I gain from feeling like I’m the bigger person, from walking away from a situation.”

The World Around You

“Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.” ~ Arnold

The World Around You

“Help others and give something back. I guarantee you will discover that while public service improves the lives and the world around you, its greatest reward is the enrichment and new meaning it will bring your own life.” ~ Arnold

Being You All the Time

“I’m one Pia Zadora, the same way all the time. That’s why I’m happy. It took me a long time to get to the point where could be myself all the time.” ~ Pia Zadora, Singer & Actress

Being You All the Time

“I’m one Pia Zadora, the same way all the time. That’s why I’m happy. It took me a long time to get to the point where could be myself all the time.” ~ Pia Zadora, Singer & Actress

Humanity’s Mixes

“It’s not even about black and white anymore, because so many people are from mixed backgrounds and mixed ethnicities, and it’s just a great time to be able to pull all that together.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show

Humanity’s Mixes

“It’s not even about black and white anymore, because so many people are from mixed backgrounds and mixed ethnicities, and it’s just a great time to be able to pull all that together.” ~ George Lopez, Comedian, Actor, Talk Show

Their Ideal Future

“All successful people, men and women, are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.” ~ Brian Tracy, Author, Keynote Speaker,

Their Ideal Future

“All successful people, men and women, are big dreamers. They imagine what their future could be, ideal in every respect, and then they work every day toward their distant vision, that goal or purpose.” ~ Brian Tracy, Author, Keynote Speaker,

Perpetual Thankfulness

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” ~ Henry David Thoreau Author, Poet, Philosopher, Abolitionist, Naturalist, Tax Resister, Surveyor, and Historian

Perpetual Thankfulness

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” ~ Henry David Thoreau Author, Poet, Philosopher, Abolitionist, Naturalist, Tax Resister, Surveyor, and Historian

The Keys to The Doorway of Personal Excellence

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential … these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” ~ Confucius, Teacher, Editor, Politician & Philosopher

The Keys to The Doorway of Personal Excellence

“The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential … these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.” ~ Confucius, Teacher, Editor, Politician & Philosopher

Fatherhood: Natural & Enriching

“Fatherhood is a very natural thing; it’s not something that shakes up my life but rather it enriches it.” ~ Andrea Bocelli, Classical-Crossover Tenor, Singer, Songwriter & Record Producer

Fatherhood: Natural & Enriching

“Fatherhood is a very natural thing; it’s not something that shakes up my life but rather it enriches it.” ~ Andrea Bocelli, Classical-Crossover Tenor, Singer, Songwriter & Record Producer

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,

Like a Leaf in a River

“Instead of drifting along like a leaf in a river, understand who you are, how you come across to people, and what kind of an impact you have on the people around you, the community around you and the world,

Like a Leaf in a River

“Instead of drifting along like a leaf in a river, understand who you are, how you come across to people, and what kind of an impact you have on the people around you, the community around you and the world,

Manufactured Expectations

“Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.” ~ Brian Tracy, Author, Keynote Speaker, Entrepreneur & Business Coach

Manufactured Expectations

“Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.” ~ Brian Tracy, Author, Keynote Speaker, Entrepreneur & Business Coach

A Yardstick of Quality

“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” ~ Steve Jobs, Entrepreneur, Marketer, Inventor, & Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO of Apple, Inc. Founder & CEO of NeXT, Disney Legend (2013, posthumously) Grammy

A Yardstick of Quality

“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” ~ Steve Jobs, Entrepreneur, Marketer, Inventor, & Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO of Apple, Inc. Founder & CEO of NeXT, Disney Legend (2013, posthumously) Grammy

As Much As I Do

“I never realized I could love people as much as I do now.” ~ 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, &

As Much As I Do

“I never realized I could love people as much as I do now.” ~ 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, &

Our Challenges’ Discoveries

“Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew.” ~ Cicely Tyson, Actress, Fashion Model, Tony Award – Best Actress in a Play (2013), BFCA and SAG Awards (The Help, 2011), SAG Award nominations (4x, The Help,

Our Challenges’ Discoveries

“Challenges make you discover things about yourself that you never really knew.” ~ Cicely Tyson, Actress, Fashion Model, Tony Award – Best Actress in a Play (2013), BFCA and SAG Awards (The Help, 2011), SAG Award nominations (4x, The Help,

Self-Imposed Limitations

“A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.” ~ Gerald G. Jampolsky, Author

Self-Imposed Limitations

“A truly creative person rids him or herself of all self-imposed limitations.” ~ Gerald G. Jampolsky, Author

Succeeding through Failing

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” ~ Julie Andrews a.k.a., Film and Stage Actress, Singer, Author, Theatre Director & Dancer Academy Award (2X), BAFTA Awardee, David di Donatello Awards (2x), Disney Legends Awardee, Drama Desk Awardee, Emmy

Succeeding through Failing

“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” ~ Julie Andrews a.k.a., Film and Stage Actress, Singer, Author, Theatre Director & Dancer Academy Award (2X), BAFTA Awardee, David di Donatello Awards (2x), Disney Legends Awardee, Drama Desk Awardee, Emmy

Tense Muscles, Headaches & Sore Jaws

“Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.” ~ Joan Lunden, a.k.a. Joan Elise

Tense Muscles, Headaches & Sore Jaws

“Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.” ~ Joan Lunden, a.k.a. Joan Elise

Where Ignorance Was Better

“I know of no time in human history where ignorance was better than knowledge.” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist, Cosmologist, Author & Science Communicator

Where Ignorance Was Better

“I know of no time in human history where ignorance was better than knowledge.” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson, Astrophysicist, Cosmologist, Author & Science Communicator

Your Twinkle

“We are, all of us, stars and we deserve to twinkle.” ~ Marilyn Monroe a.k.a. Norma Jeane Mortenson, Actress, Model, Singer & Film Producer

Your Twinkle

“We are, all of us, stars and we deserve to twinkle.” ~ Marilyn Monroe a.k.a. Norma Jeane Mortenson, Actress, Model, Singer & Film Producer

A Daily Discipline

“Take the pains required to become what you want to become, or you might end up becoming something you’d rather not be. That is, also, a daily discipline and worth considering.” ~ Donald John Trump, Businessman, Politician, Television Personality, Author,

A Daily Discipline

“Take the pains required to become what you want to become, or you might end up becoming something you’d rather not be. That is, also, a daily discipline and worth considering.” ~ Donald John Trump, Businessman, Politician, Television Personality, Author,

Be a Great Spirit, Instead

“Great spirits have always faced violent opposition from mediocre minds.” ~ Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist & Nobel Prize for Physics (1921)

Be a Great Spirit, Instead

“Great spirits have always faced violent opposition from mediocre minds.” ~ Albert Einstein, Theoretical Physicist & Nobel Prize for Physics (1921)