Posts Tagged: troubles

Control the Flames

“Walking through this life is really walking through fire. As you get older, you realize there are fire extinguishers. You do have an ability to control the flames.” ~ Chaka Khan, Singer, Songwriter, Activist & Grammy Awards (10x)

Control the Flames

“Walking through this life is really walking through fire. As you get older, you realize there are fire extinguishers. You do have an ability to control the flames.” ~ Chaka Khan, Singer, Songwriter, Activist & Grammy Awards (10x)

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

Peace, Joy, Love & …

“First comes peace. Then joy. Then love. And finally understanding.” ~ Chonda Pierce, Comedienne, Author, Philanthropist & Co-Founder – Branches Recovery Center

Peace, Joy, Love & …

“First comes peace. Then joy. Then love. And finally understanding.” ~ Chonda Pierce, Comedienne, Author, Philanthropist & Co-Founder – Branches Recovery Center

Peace is Very Dear

“Peace is something very dear. If you’ve been through wars and operations and battles, you want peace.” ~ Benjamin Netanyahu, Author and 9th & 13th Prime Minister of Israel

Peace is Very Dear

“Peace is something very dear. If you’ve been through wars and operations and battles, you want peace.” ~ Benjamin Netanyahu, Author and 9th & 13th Prime Minister of Israel

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

A History of Victory

“I am not a victim. No matter what I have been through, I’m still here. I have a history of victory.” ~ Steve Maraboli, Author & Speaker

A History of Victory

“I am not a victim. No matter what I have been through, I’m still here. I have a history of victory.” ~ Steve Maraboli, Author & Speaker

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 Real Problem Is …

“Is your problem really your problem, or is your ATTITUDE toward your problem the real problem?” ~ Joyce Meyer, Author, Speaker & Philanthropist

The Real Problem Is …

“Is your problem really your problem, or is your ATTITUDE toward your problem the real problem?” ~ Joyce Meyer, Author, Speaker & Philanthropist

A Sweet, Refreshing Gang

“When life gives you lemons, find someone that life gave sugar to. Then, find someone who life gave water to. Then be a gang … a sweet refreshing gang.” ~ Amanda Swafford, Model, America’s Next Top Model

A Sweet, Refreshing Gang

“When life gives you lemons, find someone that life gave sugar to. Then, find someone who life gave water to. Then be a gang … a sweet refreshing gang.” ~ Amanda Swafford, Model, America’s Next Top Model

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

The Absence of Obstacles?

“The difference between the Successful and the Unsuccessful is not the Absence of Obstacles, but the Presence of Perseverance.” ~ Chris Widener, Author & Motivational Speaker Save

The Absence of Obstacles?

“The difference between the Successful and the Unsuccessful is not the Absence of Obstacles, but the Presence of Perseverance.” ~ Chris Widener, Author & Motivational Speaker Save

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

Chase Perfection. Catch Excellence!

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” ~ Vince Lombardi, American Football Player, Coach, and Executive

Chase Perfection. Catch Excellence!

“Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.” ~ Vince Lombardi, American Football Player, Coach, and Executive

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

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

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

100% In

“I learned to put 100 percent into what you’re doing. I learned about setting goals for yourself, knowing where you want to be and taking small steps toward those goals. I learned about adversity and how to get past it.”

100% In

“I learned to put 100 percent into what you’re doing. I learned about setting goals for yourself, knowing where you want to be and taking small steps toward those goals. I learned about adversity and how to get past it.”

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