Daniella Whyte

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At Rock Bottom? Remember 3 Things (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 265)


“The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.”
— Moliere

I wish I could tell you that everybody who hits rock bottom survives. But you have been around too long and probably seen too much to believe that. Many people don’t make it ever up out of the pit because they feel all is hopeless and lost. But some people do. They find themselves in a situation that is unpleasant or uncomfortable, and they know deep down inside that this is not the way they were meant to live or how they imagine things should be. So they do things and tell themselves things to start the climb from rock bottom to the top. Read more…

The Will Is A Terrible Thing To Lose (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 224)

The Will Is A Terrible Thing To Lose

“Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.”
— Mahatma Gandhi

With all of our modern technological innovations, we have been introduced to the idea that we have the power to control the world around us. In many ways, egotistically, we assume that we can control what is uncontrollable. Well, why not? Everything is now available to be altered or changed in some way or another at the click of a button. Read more…

Stop Allowing Your Focus to Run Wild (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 106)

Stop Allowing Your Focus to Run Wild

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #15)

“You will never reach your destination if you stop and throw stones at every dog that barks.”
— Winston Churchill

The direction of any good goal is always ahead. But so many people get sidetracked because they lose focus of where they want to go and what they should be doing. They spend time chasing too many things at once that everything escapes their grasp. What gets your attention will ultimately control your life. Staying focused takes discipline. Discipline is courage.  Read more…

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