Daniella Whyte

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8 Things Ambitious People Do (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 316)


“Ambition is enthusiasm with a purpose.”
— Frank Tyger

Ambition can be defined as a strong desire to reach one’s goals through hard work, perseverance, and determination. Some people say that you can’t create ambition or that some people are born with it while other people are not. However, I think ambition is a characteristic that can be developed in anybody.

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Why You’re In the Slump You’re In (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 80)

Why You’re In the Slump You’re In

“The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.”
— Arthur C. Clarke

Even the best, most ambitious people find it hard to get things done sometimes. Motivation doesn’t exactly greet us every morning or even make attempts to show up at the front door and ring the bell. Many days can be a struggle to reach goals and meet deadlines. Occasionally, the motivation just isn’t there and we let the “slumpiness” take over our usually powerful and productive selves. Read more…

To Live Is the Rarest Thing (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 1)

To Live Is the Rarest Thing

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
— Oscar Wilde

Isn’t it amazing that billions of people exist in the world but very few people actually live? Existing is going through life on autopilot, slow-walking through the motions, and letting each day pass like a blip on the radar. Existing is waking up in the morning and doing the same old things, with no goals, no direction, and no passion. Existing is also easy — very, very easy. And this is why many people in the world just exist, and are content to do so.  Read more…

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