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1. You cannot control the chaos. You can only control yourself

1. You cannot control the chaos. You can only control yourself

Resist trying to control everything that comes at you. Instead, just control yourself.

Your thoughts, your words and your actions are the only control that you really have. Focus your effort, your passion and your thoughts on controlling yourself and the actions you take.


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4. Possibilities begin with forward motion

4. Possibilities begin with forward motion

The real possibilities of life are not necessarily found in thinking about a dream but working on your dream every single day, no matter how small of a step that might be. It is in energy devoted to your dream, your love, your craft and what mark you want to leave on the world.


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2. It doesn’t matter where you came from. It matters where you’re going

2. It doesn’t matter where you came from. It matters where you’re going

Don’t let your past hold you back. It doesn’t matter where you came from, what education you have or who your friends are. It doesn’t matter if you’ve failed in the past.

What matters most is where you are going. What purpose you are pursuing. And whose li...


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Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.



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Lessons to help us move forward in life:

Lessons to help us move forward in life:

In life, we will all experience ups and downs, happiness, despair, opportunity & hopelessness. And at some point, we’ll get stuck. But what really matters is that we need to keep moving forward

Four lessons to help us move forward in life:

  1. You cannot co...


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3. Worrying about the future will get you nowhere

3. Worrying about the future will get you nowhere

Spending so much of our time overthinking, over planning and trying to predict the future can often be a waste of time. The future doesn’t matter. Today does. The complexities of life make our predictions useless.

Things change so fast that no matter how smart we are, we c...


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The greatest wealth is health 🍏

Within each of us lies great potential to make a positive contribution to the work we do and in the lives of those we love. Getting unstuck and learning to move forward is one of the most important aspects of living a full life.

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