Monday, June 30, 2014

"Never forget that failure isn't bad. Failure isn't final. Don't let the fear of failure stop you from achieving the success you deserve. If you're struggling, keep hustling. Keep taking at least one big action step each day."

Craig Ballantyne
Editor of 

Saturday, June 28, 2014

"Let excellence be your brand… When you are excellent, you become unforgettable. Doing the right thing, even when nobody knows you're doing the right thing will always bring the right thing to you." ~ Oprah Winfrey

Friday, June 27, 2014

If you want to go fast, go alone.
If you want to go far, go togther.

African Proverb

Thursday, June 26, 2014

"Your life is not little and your playing small doesn't serve the world.  Your living large, on the other hand - your being your true self despite fear, fatigue, doubt, and opposition - will serve the world more than you can imagine.  In fact, it may help save it.  And saving the world, after all, is what all heroes (including you) are here to do."

Martha Beck

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

"The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts."

Marcus Aurelius
121-180 AD, Roman Emperor and Philosopher

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

"It is impossible to be both grateful and depressed. Those with a grateful mindset tend to see the message in the mess. And even though life may knock them down, the grateful find reasons, if even small ones, to get up."

Steve Maraboli
Author and Speaker

Monday, June 23, 2014

"What this power is, I cannot say. All I know is that it exists…and it becomes available only when you are in the state of mind in which you know exactly what you want…and are fully determined not to quit until you get it."

Alexander Graham Bell

1847-1922, Inventor and Educator

Sunday, June 22, 2014

"Plenty of people miss their share of happiness, not because they never found it, but because they didn't stop to enjoy it."

William Feather
1889-1981, Publisher and Author

Saturday, June 21, 2014

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win...

Mahatma Gandhi

Friday, June 20, 2014

"Spend more time smiling than frowning, and more time praising than criticizing." 

Sir Richard Branson

Thursday, June 19, 2014

"Why do you care what anybody's going to say to you that would conflict with what you believe? You're going to have naysayers, and I'll tell you, you will throughout your life have people who will tell you , you are not good enough. Maybe they're jealous. Maybe they think you aren't. Maybe they've had a bad day. But ultimately you have to believe in yourself."

Dr. Vieira (Meredith Vieira's father when she was told by a RI news station that she didn't have what it takes to be in the business)

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

"Take your genius and your optimism and your empathy and go change the world." -

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Monday, June 16, 2014

"Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars."

Casey Kasem

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Once a year, go someplace you've never been before.

Dalai Lama

Saturday, June 14, 2014

"There are two great days in a person's life -- the day we are born and the day we discover why." 

William Barclay

Friday, June 13, 2014

"The best thing to hold onto in life is each other." 

Audrey Hepburn

Thursday, June 12, 2014

"Most people are so busy knocking themselves out trying to do everything they think they should, they never get around to do what they want to do."

Kathleen Winsor
1919-2003, Author

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

"There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either in or out. There's no such thing as a life in-between."

Pat Riley
Professional Basketball Coach

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

The primary cause of unhappiness is never the situation but your thoughts about it.

Eckhart Tolle

Monday, June 9, 2014

"The next time you start having a bad day, stop everything and notice what you've been thinking.  Bring yourself into the present moment. Touch the fabric of your clothing.  Run your hand over a smooth surface. Breathe fully.  Choose one thing to be grateful for.  This simple process normalizes blood pressure, heart rate and breathing - and will turn a bad day into a good one."

Dr. Christiane Northrup

Sunday, June 8, 2014

"If you seek love, appreciation, and affection, then learn to give love, appreciation, and affection." 


Saturday, June 7, 2014

She taught us that life is a constant choice.  Every day you have to get up and make a choice.  Will you choose light or darkness? Will you choose to reach out or draw in?  Choose to speak out or shut up?  Will you be paralyzed by your past and your failures or will you forgive yourself enough to be unchained?  History despite its wrenching pain need not be lived again.

President Bill Clinton quoting from Maya Angelou at her memorial service

Friday, June 6, 2014

"For every selfie, do an act of selflessness."

From speaker at 2014 graduation at Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA

Thursday, June 5, 2014

"God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well."

1694-1778, Writer, Historian, and Philosopher

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

"Your dream is a reality that is waiting for you to materialize. Today is a new day! Don't let your history interfere with your destiny. Learn from your past so that it can empower your present and propel you to greatness."

Steve Maraboli
Author and Speaker