Positive Quotes

Gather inspiration, insight, and strength. Smile, be yourself, and enjoy the present moment.

Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.

The insight has been long in coming, but I’m gradually realizing that I don’t need a large number of possessions. Do I appreciate the things I own? Sure. Zen-like simplicity is not my strongest suit. Yet health and that hard-to-define… Continue Reading →

“It’s not what they call you, it’s what you respond to.” Sometimes it’s better to walk away.

In general, arguments are a huge waste of time. Granted, skillfully handled they can be constructive and lead to greater clarity, but once our emotions have been piqued, how often are we still able to argue rationally? Some arguments build… Continue Reading →

“For fast-acting relief try slowing down.” Lily Tomlin

That’s a surprising quote by Eddie Cantor (1892–1964), an energetic performer, comedian, dancer, singer, actor, and songwriter known as an Apostle of Pep. His comment reminds me of a classical story about a rabbi who was famed for his wisdom…. Continue Reading →

Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. ~Lord Chesterfield

You don’t have to be a derivatives trader to lead a frenetic life. Many so-called everyday people are deluged with information, bear enormous responsibilities, and find themselves at their wits’ end. Yet even if you’re walking the streets of a… Continue Reading →

Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.

Has it ever struck you that we are sometimes almost immune to verbal instruction? Before we really “get it,” we need to see examples or have a direct experience. And even though we’re surrounded by illustrations of what to embrace… Continue Reading →

GUEST POST: With comfort comes complacency, and with complacency come problems.

Here’s some inspiration and straight talk from business and community leader Don Smith at the Personal Growth Channel. I hope it uplifts you as much as it did me. Have you ever gotten so comfortable with something that you stopped… Continue Reading →

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