Don't Worry, Be Happy

You can’t change the past, but you can ruin the present by worrying about the future. Worry is the most common, most destructive emotion known to mankind. In fact, some people even say, “I’m worried sick,” and more often than not, they’re right. The worry not only destroys their emotional health, it destroys their physical health as well. I’m sure …

There Is No Progress Without Struggle

Constant effort and frequent mistakes have almost always preceded phenomenal success. If you interview some truly successful individuals, you’ll learn that none of them were “overnight successes.” Their “recognized” success came after lots of work and lots of setbacks. In fact, it was their failures, mistakes, and setbacks that taught them how to do it better the next time around. …

Live On Purpose, Not By Accident

There are many definitions of “success,” but the only “true” definition is living your life on purpose, instead of by accident. Troyal went to Oklahoma State University on a javelin-throwing scholarship, but athletics did not feel like his real calling. So he asked himself a crucial question: “If God came to earth with a box containing the reason for my …

Complacency Is the Enemy of Opportunity

Security is an illusion. Opportunity is all you have. Today’s tip may be difficult to accept. After all, you were led to believe that you could find security in teddy bears, blankets, parents, teachers, spouses, leaders, and governments. But you’ve also learned that all those things can let you down. The natural, normal state of life is insecurity. You’re going …