Daniella Whyte

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6 Ways We Fail at Progress (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 269)


“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”
— Buckminster Fuller

Everyone moves; very few make progress. Progress is not achieved by happenstance or osmosis or luck. It takes intentional, willful, purposeful work on your own mind and heart and soul every single day. Most people give up because the journey to achieving the progress they want looks so far away. All progress, however, is based on a deeply innate and universal desire to be and live beyond our comfort zones. If we channel it so, every mistake and every success is progress. Read more…

3 Warning Signs About the Company You Keep (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 233)

3 Warning Signs About the Company You Keep

“It is far better to be alone, than to be in bad company.”
— George Washington

I hate to be the one to say it, but sometimes you learn the best lessons from the worst encounters with people. One bad apple really does have a tendency to spoil the entire bunch and it has the potential to push you into a situation that can ruin your emotional and mental stability, your self-esteem, and even your life. Too many people go through a phase of building and rebuilding, analyzing and evaluating who they are just to get approval and feel valued by the people around them. That job is not only tiring, it’s a waste of time. You don’t have to spend your life in bad company. Read more…

Lying (Live. Pray. Hustle. 06/23/16)

Lying (Live. Pray. Hustle. 06/23/16) (Right-click to download)

Lying (Live. Pray. Hustle. 06/23/16)
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Lying is a form of game playing that bottlenecks our own progress.


Just Stop It

Nike’s company slogan is “Just do it!” I think it’s a great slogan to have and something which we can apply to our lives. Nothing will be done unless we just do it.

Our parents, teachers, pastor, and mentors often tell us the things we should do to advance, to make better grades, to grow, or to be the best. All these things are good and should be taken heed to. Rarely, however, do we find someone who will tell us to stop doing some things that are causing to go backwards or remain stagnant, to make poor decisions, or to lack determination to succeed. Habits are formed over time, but habits can also be broken with a simple choice.
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