Daniella Whyte

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3 Other Brilliant Ways to Waste Your Life (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 241)

3 Other Brilliant Ways to Waste Your Life

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.”
— Muhammad Ali

Deep down inside of us, we know our lives are meant to be so much more. Even when we have all the money and material possessions a single soul could ever want, we look forward to making our lives count in some special way. At first, it might be innocent curiosity, not intending to spark any flame or move us any farther than an inch away from our current zone of comfort. But soon it turns into a nagging thought that is on our conscience day in and day out. We want to make our lives worth something that is long-lasting, even permanently etched somewhere in the world that we made a difference. In order to make any difference or solve any problem, we’ve got to make sure we’re not whittling away time and existence. Read more…

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3 Total Ways We Sabotage Ourselves (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 170)

3 Total Ways We Sabotage Ourselves

“The most important conversation is the one you have with yourself.”
— Zig Ziglar

We can’t believe everything we hear, or everything that is said, or everything we think. Yet we so often do just that. It doesn’t really help us or get us anywhere especially when all of it is negative. And many times, the hearing and the saying and the thinking is what sabotages everything for us. But we control all that. Don’t we? Self-sabotage isn’t going to stop on its now. We have to do something to make it stop. The stopping starts with us. Read more…

3 Real Ways We Sabotage Ourselves (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 167)

3 Real Ways We Sabotage Ourselves

“The reason why we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.”
— Steven Furtick

The battles you face are not fueled by other people. Not by their words, their attitudes, or their behavior. The battles you face — most of them anyway — are fueled by the credence your mind gives to their legitimacy and importance. People who sabotage themselves see every situation as more crucial than it really is. And that view is overwhelming which leads to the inability to focus in the midst of distractions.  Read more…

The Cavalry Ain’t Coming (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 51)

The Cavalry Ain’t Coming

“Often it isn’t the mountains ahead that wear you out, it’s the little pebble in your shoe.”
— Muhammad Ali

I went to a three-hour business meeting recently and I learned quite a bit of things I didn’t previously know. Of course, I will not bore you with the details because it probably wouldn’t interest you anyway. After three hours of talking about profit and loss, cashflow, margin, taxes, and legal stuff, the speaker ended with a joke (of sorts). Read more…

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