Monday is One-Seventh of My Life

Affirmation

Monday is one-seventh of my life and I always make the most of it!

It’s tempting to cruise through or even lose Monday! Many of us do jobs we don’t really enjoy. We want to hang in a little longer to the joys of the weekend. It’s totally understandable.

Yet, we are confronted with an undeniable fact. Monday is one-seventh of our lives. We’re fools to waste it in thinking that wishes it wasn’t here.

Here’s a thought, if you’re in business or sales or just want to get a jump on those who waste Monday. Use it as a competitive advantage. If you make successful, productive Mondays a focus, you’ll be ahead of competitors who spend the day just trying to get to Tuesday.

Monday can, thought about in a different way, become secret weapon in your happiness and success.

Wherever you are on your journey today, remember that you’re amazing!

Take care until next time.

Ray

Thoughts That Would Transform The World #1

Hey, my friends, happy Sunday! I’m starting a new series of posts on thoughts that would transform the world.

I discovered this tweet this morning by a guy named Aaron Will. It immediately struck me as powerful and a real duh.

Why is our educational system set up to make us workers that give the best hours of our days for the best years of our lives rather than teaching us how become abundant and thrive early in life?

Certainly, we’re not here on this Earth only to labor in someone else’s fields most of our lives for two weeks vacation each year and the hope of a few good years to ourselves at the end.

While it would be nice to see an educational system committed to such lofty and aspirational goals, we can’t afford to wait,

It’s up to us to create the life we seek. It’s up to us to do those things that bring us bliss. It’s up to us create revenue streams that, whether they get us completely out of the work-a-day world or not, set us up to live the life we want and provide us choices.

Let us live our best life beginning today,

Ray

10 Rolling Forward with My Dreams Affirmations

Good morning, my friends, and happy Wednesday! These affirmations give you reasons to ignore the static and push on to your dreams.

Wherever you are on your journey today, remember you are awesome!

Ray

  1. Because I deserve the best, I am rolling forward with my dreams today.
  2. Because I have worked so hard for them, I am rolling forward with my dreams today.
  3. Despite my challenges, I am rolling forward with my dreams today.
  4. No matter what anyone else thinks or says, I am rolling forward with my dreams today.
  5. Because tomorrow never comes, I am rolling forward with my dreams today.
  6. Because my family deserves my best, I am rolling forward with my dreams today.
  7. Because my dreams make the world a better place, I am rolling forward with my dreams today.
  8. Because I am bigger than my doubts, I am rolling forward with my dreams today.
  9. Because my dreams have waited on me long enough, I am rolling forward with my dreams today.
  10. Because I have waited on my dreams long enough, I am rolling forward with my dreams today.

10 Ways to Choose Happiness

Good evening, my friends. There was a fantastic book released back in the early 1990s titled Happiness Is A Choice by Barry Neil Kaufmann.

Since reading that book, it’s always stuck in my mind that this is a fundamental truth of life.

Some angrily rail against this idea, claiming that it’s a form blaming the victim. That’s only true if you plan to remain forever a victim in your life.

The idea that we can choose the feeling or the attitude is an absolute freedom we have over our circumstances.

In his seminal work, “Man’s Search for Meaning,” Viktor Frankl wrote:

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.

Being a Holocaust survivor, Frankl realized the power to choose your attitude despite life’s harshest and most unjust experiences.

Neither he nor I deny that we are sometimes victimized by life’s vicissitudes. Rather that is was one of our true superpowers that we need not cede our right to be happy the circumstances around us.

Here are 10 ways to choose happiness every day.

  1. Allow fewer people and fewer things to piss you off.
  2. Know that negative situations are temporary and good times are on the way back.
  3. Find joy in the little things.
  4. Feel good about the success of others between your successes.
  5. Have complete confidence that everything, everything that happens to you is a doorway to something great.
  6. Remember who you really, truly are beyond the masks and the roles of this momentary situation.
  7. Remember who other people really, truly are beyond the masks and roles of this momentary situation.
  8. Put tough days behind you and start with the premise that today will be amazing.
  9. Notice the million miracles happening all around you in every moment.
  10. Know for certain, wherever life has taken you, it’s never too late to turn it all around and be the person you came here to be.

Live by these principles and I guarantee you, you’ll be able to choose happiness over and over again.

Wherever you are on your journey, remember you are awesome!

Ray

Follow the Rules or Follow Your Heart?


They told you to follow all the rules and you’d be happy and successful.

You gave it your best only to find yourself far down the road and not as fulfilled as you’d hoped.

What gives? Nowhere in following all those outside rules and prescriptions for your life did they tell you that what fulfills comes from within and flows outwards not the other way around.

Thankfully, you have an internal compass that knows where your bliss lives.

Follow your heart. It knows the way.

Wherever you are on your journey today, remember you are awesome!

Ray