Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.  – Anais Nin

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. – Anais Nin

The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg.  It’s about what you’re made of, not the circumstances.

The same boiling water that softens the potato hardens the egg. It’s about what you’re made of, not the circumstances.

Life is a dance between making it happen and letting it happen.  – Arianna Huffington

Life is a dance between making it happen and letting it happen. – Arianna Huffington

Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use.  – Steve Jobs

Everything around you that you call life was made up by people that were no smarter than you and you can change it, you can influence it, you can build your own things that other people can use. – Steve Jobs

Successful people do what they have to do, whether they feel like it or not

Successful people do what they have to do, whether they feel like it or not

Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself

Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself

Do not judge me by my successes.  Judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.  – Nelson Mandela

Do not judge me by my successes. Judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again. – Nelson Mandela

Just because I cannot see it doesn’t mean I can’t believe it!

Just because I cannot see it doesn’t mean I can’t believe it!

Wherever you are, be all there

Wherever you are, be all there

What is defeat?

What is defeat?

So you have some insecurities?

So you have some insecurities?

A little motivation from Harry Potter!

A little motivation from Harry Potter!

Discipline and Consistency

Discipline and Consistency

Life is a just employer, he gives you what you ask.  Any wage I would have asked from life, he would have willingly payed.

Life is a just employer, he gives you what you ask. Any wage I would have asked from life, he would have willingly payed.

Oh, yes, the past can hurt.  But the way I see it you can either run from it or learn from it.

Oh, yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it you can either run from it or learn from it.

Don’t settle.  Don’t finish bad books.  If you don’t like the menu, leave the restaurant.  If you’re not on the right path, get off.

Don’t settle. Don’t finish bad books. If you don’t like the menu, leave the restaurant. If you’re not on the right path, get off.

We are still masters of our fate.  We are still captains of our souls. – Winston Churchill

We are still masters of our fate. We are still captains of our souls. – Winston Churchill

If you think you can, you can. If you think you can’t, you are right. -Henry Ford

If you think you can, you can. If you think you can’t, you are right. -Henry Ford

A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly.  – Roald Dahl

A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. – Roald Dahl

Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75.  – Benjamin Franklin

Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75. – Benjamin Franklin

The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.  – Steve Furtick

The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel. – Steve Furtick

Before you act, listen.  Before you react, think.  Before you spend, earn.  Before you criticize, wait.  Before you pray, forgive.  Before you quit, try.  – Ernest Hemmingway

Before you act, listen. Before you react, think. Before you spend, earn. Before you criticize, wait. Before you pray, forgive. Before you quit, try. – Ernest Hemmingway

 

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.  – Walt Disney

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. – Walt Disney

Age wrinkles the body; quitting wrinkles the soul.  – Douglas Macarthur

Age wrinkles the body; quitting wrinkles the soul. – Douglas Macarthur

Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb, because that’s where the fruit is!  – Bob Ross

Don’t be afraid to go out on a limb, because that’s where the fruit is! – Bob Ross

Be stronger than your excuses

Be stronger than your excuses

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.  – Henry David Thoreau

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them. – Henry David Thoreau

Don’t ever give up

Don’t ever give up

If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission

If you want to achieve greatness stop asking for permission

Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life.  It’s about what you inspire others to do.

Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life. It’s about what you inspire others to do.

Break out and show the world your true, beautiful shape!

Break out and show the world your true, beautiful shape!

Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams, or wake up and chase them.

Every morning you have two choices: continue to sleep with your dreams, or wake up and chase them.

There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind.  The second way is to be kind.  The third way is to be kind.  – Fred Rogers

There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind. – Fred Rogers

Never get so busy making a living that you forget to have a life

Never get so busy making a living that you forget to have a life

Ships don’t sink because of the water around them

Ships don’t sink because of the water around them

Just Wing It.  Life, Eyeliner, Everything.

Just Wing It. Life, Eyeliner, Everything.

Just because you took longer than others doesn’t mean you failed

Just because you took longer than others doesn’t mean you failed

To get to easy you have to go through hard

To get to easy you have to go through hard

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.

Every accomplishment starts with the decision to try.

Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety.  After all, it is only in the darkest nights that the stars shine more brilliantly.  – Imam Ali

Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety. After all, it is only in the darkest nights that the stars shine more brilliantly. – Imam Ali