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“To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.” - Buddha History of Meditation Meditation originated from ancient Hindu traditions of Vedantism...
  “Men do not attract what they want, but who they are.” – James Allen Choose Empowering Thoughts My thoughts are the seedlings of my reality. Oblivious to the power of my thoughts, I was easily persuaded and influenced by society and those around me. This included information taught in school, my friends’ stories and marketing messages seen on television. Those influences caused me...
“Do the work, every day, you have to do something you don’t want to do. Every day, challenge yourself to be uncomfortable, push past the apathy, laziness, and fear.” ― Tim S. Grover Do the Necessary Work Growing up, I never liked writing or reading. Reflecting back, the main reason for those negative feelings was because of my lack of interest in...
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” ― Winston Churchill Stop Giving up on Your Dreams Life can be difficult at times. But it becomes especially more challenging when I go against what my deepest desires. As a kid, my dream was to become an artist, specifically a painter. I enjoyed drawing landscapes, particularly bamboo...
“Accountability breeds response-ability.” – Stephen Covey Personal Accountability Personal accountability creates excellence. Every one of my goals is important to me because they give guidance and direction in my life. Here are some of my current daily goals. Deliberately practice swimming Meet two attractive women Write a minimum of 500 words Answer one Quora question Although achieving these goals are important, I don’t...
“Our job in this life is not to shape ourselves into some ideal we imagine we ought to be, but to find out who we already are and become it.” ― Steven Pressfield Resistance How many times have you experienced resistance? That time when you wanted to do something but you procrastinated thinking that you will have time later to do it? You chose...
“Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” ― Epicurus When I visited my parents this past Christmas and New Years, I reconnected with someone whom I haven’t seen since high school. It was early afternoon and I decided to go for...
“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” ― Neale Donald Walsch In February of 2016, I had my biggest breakthrough as I learned to challenge my assumptions and beliefs. It was also one of my most fun weeks to date. Because I’m very much into personal development, I invested in a coaching program that targeted men in improving success at...
“If it’s your job to eat a frog, it’s best to do it first thing in the morning. And If it’s your job to eat two frogs, it’s best to eat the biggest one first.” – Mark Twain Morning Ritual Unless traveling, I follow my morning ritual religiously to make better decisions throughout my day. Without the help of an alarm clock, I...
“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” ― Buddha Vipassana Vipassana is a self-transformation meditation technique to purify the mind.   It's a process that trains the mind to see things as they truly are, not as how they should or shouldn't be.   This technique builds a deep connection with the mind and the body...

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