Daniella Whyte

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Brick Walls (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 231)

Brick Walls

“One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks.”
— Jack Penn

Many times we look at obstacles as reasons for our inability to move forward. We don’t realize that the very thing we wish we didn’t face is often the very thing we need in front of us to realize our full potential. The mountain in front of us is not there to instill fear in us or to keep us back from living our dreams. Although we may think it is, it is there for an entirely different reason. Obstacles aren’t there to stop us, they are there to show us what we’re made of and what we’re capable of doing. Read more…

3 More Habits of Mind Maestros (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 220)

3 More Habits of Mind Maestros

“The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of Hell, a hell of Heaven.”
— John Milton

There is an entire science in Buddhist philosophy that focuses and guiding the mind into a positive and useful direction. Buddhists believe that one has the power to tame a wild mind in order to overcome any difficulty or face any challenge. Like life, the mind can change at any given moment on its own. It is more fluid than constant. In order to achieve equilibrium and be the one who influences instead of being influenced, we must be in control of what our mind does. Read more…

If You Want To Go Far … (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 194)

If You Want To Go Far…

“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.”
— Helen Keller

In Africa, there is a proverb that says, “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” The lone ranger mentality may work on some occasions such as when one has to stand alone. But if you’re looking to get things done in life, you must engage other people.  Read more…

3 Whole Signs You’re Moving Forward (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 125)

3 Whole Signs You’re Moving Forward

“Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently.”
— Henry Ford

Have you ever gotten the feeling that you’re treading water? You’re expending a lot of effort just to keep the regular things going but you’re not making much progress toward an intentional goal. I think this feeling describes reality for many of us quite accurately, maybe not every day, but at least periodically. To be really fulfilled and satisfied, you have to make intentional effort to grow. Growth can feel like treading water sometimes, but it isn’t. When you’re growing, no matter what experience you’re going through, it is an opportunity for your to make progress in some way.  Read more…

14 Awesome Quotes on Productivity

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Here are 14 awesome quotes on productivity that will inspire you to do more of what matters in life. Read more…

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