Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration

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

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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 »

10 Ways to Unleash Your Potential

posted by Alex Blackwell

Unleash Your Potential

“Continuous effort – not strength or intelligence – is the key to unlocking our potential.” – Winston Churchill

You may have heard it before, “you are not living up to your potential.” It’s a judgmental statement that does nothing to help you live up to that potential.

Maybe you feel you are doing your best, but others say you have more to give. Maybe you feel as if you really are mediocre and cannot be great. That is not true at all! We all have greatness within, we just need to know how to unlock it and unleash all that potential!

Here are 10 ways to quiet the doubt so you can unleash your potential and start feeling more confident today: Continue Reading This Post »

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Sunday Inspiration #61
Today’s Sunday Inspiration: The fear of letting go of a bad relationship or any negative attachment can feel paralyzing, but when you do, a new world of love, peace and happiness is waiting to catch you. About Alex Blackwell Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer.

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