What is Success?

What is Success? Everyone wants success. People talk about setting goals and positive thinking and getting to the top. However, most of these same people never really define what success means to them. Instead they think only in terms of the next big promotion or the next raise or climbing the corporate ladder, but few ever stop to really look at where these goals are taking them. World-renown motivational speaker Zig Ziglar says that to define success, you should stand on the goal line of life and look into the end zone. What you want see there sets the parameters for your definition of success. In other words, ask most people what they want from life, and they will say, …

Check You in Development of the Social Self Environment

Check You in Development of the Social Self Environment -Watch Who You Blame You are always responsible for yourself. Never should you look for reasons to blame outside of one self. There are people that are forever blaming the outsider for their feelings and actions. Very seldom will you hear one ask, “Why does one have to act or react that way?” Only when you are able to assume full responsibility for whom and what you are will you be able to experience true happiness and freedom. As long as one feels comfortable putting the blame on others, they will never change their behaviors. People have always found someone else to blame. This began back when one blamed their parents …

The Passion and the Hobby of Vegetarianism

The Passion and the Hobby of Vegetarianism It is going to take some effort to make the transition to a meat free lifestyle and to be able to proudly say “I am a vegetarian.” But instead of feeling intimidated by that prospect, what is called for is for you to not only make living healthy and without meat your passion in life, make it your hobby. The distinction between a passion and a hobby is important. Your passion in life is what drives you to learn all you can about your new lifestyle of vegetarianism. When you first make the transition or are preparing for the transition, it is natural to become obsessed with not only the reasons for becoming …

You Can Convince Yourself To Be Happy! Here’s How

You Can Convince Yourself To Be Happy! Here’s How “A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.” – Seneca A brief observation about man and his ability to think opens a door of empowerment worthy of exploring. It’s easy to be happy when things are going well, isn’t it? But what about those times when things are going badly? What do we do? Some of us brave on with a stiff upper lip and breeze right over the trouble as if there wasn’t any at all. Some of us cave in under pressure and behave pretty miserably. What makes us different? Seneca reveals a secret power of the mind when he observed that some of us …