Your Life: Is It A Warning Or An Example?

Your Life: Is It A Warning Or An Example?

Tony Robbins says "Everyone's life is either a warning or an example". You've seen the saying "No matter how big your house is, how recent your car is, or how big your bank account is. Our graves will always be the same size." It's a saying that while serving as a reminder to stay humble, it also dismisses what you accomplish in life. While we all may end up in the same size hole, there's so much more to our lives than just a race to the eternal dirt nap. In our lives we're becoming a story. We become stories of celebration and sadness, gain and loss, trials and tribulations. Don't Be A Warning People whose lives serve as a warning are all around us. They're the ones who constantly complain, playing the victim card, and take no actions to improve their lives. They're convinced that everything is everyone else's fault and that life happens to them. Warnings are the people who will undercut...
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Tony Robbins: Get Out Of Your Funk

Tony Robbins: Get Out Of Your Funk

In this two minute video from Business Insider, Tony Robbins gives you the straight skinny on how you can pull yourself out of your funk. [Tweet "Life is far too short to feel like crap."] That's not to say that you won't have bad days, but as Tony says, you don't have to live there. When you have a bad day, experience it, acknowledge it, and then move forward. I know it sounds easy. I also know it's not easy to do. Yet what purpose is there in sulking in your bad times? Sure, you might gather a crowd around you who will share in your misery before dismissing your misery and tromping all over it by making their misery more important...or better yet, feed your misery because your feeling bad make them fell better about themselves. Like anything, you can train yourself to be positive. [Tweet "You get what you tolerate"] Don't tolerate being miserable. Don't tolerate being around miserable people. Set your sights and your standards high....
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Growth Should Inspire You, Not Frighten You

Growth Should Inspire You, Not Frighten You

Personal growth is a scary thing. It means leaving behind a comfortable life and stepping into the unknown. Growth leaves behind the average and known and requires you to step out in faith that all will work out. You know where you are and where you want to be. It's that space in between that can be terrifying.   Like most people you have dreams and goals, yet you lack the plans on how to get from A to B. That's ok. It's perfectly normal. The trick is to be inspired by the possibility of great accomplishments rather than be terrified by the possibility of failure. As Tony Robbins says: [Tweet theme="tweet-box-normal-blue"]Big problems and great achievements both come from little thoughts.[/Tweet] The question becomes, then, which thoughts are you going to let drive your growth? Will you let little thoughts of fear and failure keep you stuck where you are? Or will you let little thoughts of how great your life can be inspire you...
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