You see, it’s not a question of whether a pig has wings but rather if a pig can be placed in something that has wings. A minor difference with big implications — but an excellent example re-framing rhetoric that re-frames what is possible.
Fear can serve a valuable purpose, but sometimes it merely holds us back from living the life we really want. In these cases, it’s completely okay to submit your letter of resignation.
Doubt is a very human emotion and can, at times, serve a valuable purpose, but sometimes it merely holds us back from living the life we really want. In these cases, it’s completely okay to submit your letter of resignation.
Guilt is a powerful, but ugly emotion. Sure, it can contribute to decision-making some would equate with discipline, but personally, I believe there are far more productive paths to self-control.
Most people say they want “freedom,” but if forced to be more specific, the word ‘convenience’ would be an important part of that definition. After all, doesn’t freedom mean doing what we want, when we want? That, my friend, is also known as convenience.
We get so fixated on reading and interpreting statistical probabilities of success that we often overlook the fact we have the ability to change them by changing our ‘personal inventory.’
It’s no secret: The most productive people have time on their mind — all of the time. They have made mental habits that allow them to recognize inefficiencies and discover new ways to be more effective.
For those who choose to create instead of complain, the age old axiom holds true: Great things can be built upon a foundation of rock.
When Jack Canfield and I were writing The Success Principles for Teens we knew the first chapter had to be “Take 100% Responsibility for Your Life” because without a full understanding and application of this concept we’re merely reacting to life and observing from the sidelines.
By definition a ‘norm’ is common. Thus, being ‘normal’ means being common (Tweet this quote). It means thinking and doing in the same way as the majority. Yet, being ‘normal’ is still encouraged by society.