Daniella Whyte

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Accidents Don’t Happen (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 354)

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“Down in their hearts, wise men know this truth: the only way to help yourself is to help others.”
— Elbert Hubbard

As human beings, we have a tendency to act as though our problems are the only problems in the world. We often make our issues much bigger than they really are simply because that is the only thing we can see at the present moment. When we are trapped in our own boxes of human self, we claw and scratch our way to hear only what we tell ourselves. And we miss out on all the insight and advice that could offer the solutions we need. Read more…

Most Stakes Are High (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 197)

Most Stakes Are High

“A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.”
— Elbert Hubbard

Why is it that most of us are more likely to be on time for work or for an important job interview than an impromptu meeting with friends or family? Why do most of us tend to make some things like diet and exercise a matter of routine and other things just as rest and relaxation a haphazard decision? Read more…

Stop Giving Up (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 95)

Stop Giving Up

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #4)

“There is no failure except in no longer trying.”
— Elbert Hubbard

Life is too expensive to spend giving up. Yet many people who have it in their minds to make it big in the world do just that. They waste valuable time and energy throwing away perfectly good opportunities just because things don’t work the way they want them to. While it’s in their minds to be successful, it’s not in their hearts, and that’s why they never make it. When we can no longer see the goal in front of us, and see that our dreams are worth fighting for, we eventually die — not physically, but emotionally, mentally, intellectually, and spiritually.  Read more…

Make the Dreaded Nearly Impossible (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 81)

Make the Dreaded Nearly Impossible

“To the timid and hesitating everything is impossible because it seems so.”
— Sir Walter Scott

With constant pressure coming our way to be better, get smarter, and produce more, it can be hard to do the things we actually dread. The difficult part of staying motivated is just that — staying motivated. Staying positive and on top of our game through all the work we have to do on a regular basis is work in and of itself. We should get credit for it, but we probably don’t. Read more…

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