Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration

How to Create Your “Perfect Moments” in Life

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.” ― Henry David Thoreau

Humans have a life expectancy of more than 80 years. Sounds a lot doesn’t it? That’s a lot of lawn mowing and car washing. It’s also a lot of seconds spent on this wonderful blue planet. It’s about 2.5 billion seconds actually.

Exchange all these and call them moments. What do you do with these moments? Continue Reading This Post »

5 Tips to Get (And Stay) Motivated

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“Either I will find a way, or I will make one.” – Philip Sidney

You have big plans.

Plans that will probably make you feel better physically and emotionally. You will feel unstoppable because you’ve accomplished something important in the past. You know the feeling and you know how great it makes you feel.

There’s just one problem; you can’t seem to get motivated again. No matter how hard you try, you look at that to-do list or think about that project you want to do, and you just can’t seem to find the energy to get started or to finish.

If you are feeling unmotivated right now, here are five tips to help get you motivated, and stay motivated, until you finish. Continue Reading This Post »

Sunday Inspiration #57

posted by Alex Blackwell

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: When you live in the past, regretting what happened yesterday, you miss out on the beautiful gifts of today. Be present and be here to welcome peace and happiness into your life right now.

Make the most of today

About Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

How to Burn Brightly Without Burning Out

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.” – Ovid

You are a high-achiever and successful in everything you set out to do. Yet lately you’ve been feeling tired and drained. You enjoy your work and you enjoy being busy, but recently you’ve started feeling un-motivated.

You also notice that you have trouble sleeping and your appetite has changed. And yes, you have started feeling overwhelmed for the first time ever.

What you may be experiencing is a burnout.

Burnout happens gradually. But if you are not aware of its effects, it can slowly sneak up on you and wreak havoc both physically and mentally. So, it’s best to pay attention to the warning signs.

Here are some simple ways to keep burning brightly without burning out. Continue Reading This Post »

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Sunday Inspiration #72
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: There are no accidents in life without value. Think of the past as the best teacher you ever had in school and then open your mind, and heart, to the lessons. “I never regret anything, because every detail of my past is what made me into who I am today.” - twitte

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Sunday Inspiration #71
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: Life doesn’t come with guarantees or an answer sheet. The best you can do is to have hope, lean on faith and let go. “Sometimes you just need to relax and have faith that things will work out. Let go a little and just let life happen.” - Kody Keplinger I

posted 8:56:25pm Feb. 21, 2015 | read full post »


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