No one stopping you –> but you.

I came up with a cool idea recently… Take some lemon seeds and lime seeds, plant them in my backyard… Wait until the plants become like 1-2 feet tall, then i’m gonna try grafting them together to make hybrid lemon/lime trees. Then after the small trees are strong enough, I’ll sell each lemon/lime hybrid tree Read more about No one stopping you –> but you.[…]

Keep grinding πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»

Just a quick reminder: Where you are today is not where you’ll be tomorrow. hard work pays off you’re better than you think you’re further than you think! people love you no matter what just keep going Wishing you productive morning and awesome Tuesday!! Love, Joel πŸ„β€β™‚οΈ “Sunset over Atlanta last night” — from Jason Read more about Keep grinding πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’»[…]

Up days and down days. Just keep going.

Yesterday I got up at 5am and sat in front of my laptop… I was there for ~90 minutes, and couldn’t write a single word. Writers block + a long week of unfortunate events + busy holidays approaching + fears of letting people down + momentarily forgetting my direction in life… There was an overload Read more about Up days and down days. Just keep going.[…]

Struggle now πŸ‘Ž Strength later πŸ‘

One day, a man found a butterfly that was starting to hatch from its cocoon. He sat down and watched the butterfly for hours as it struggled to force itself through a tiny hole. Then, it suddenly stopped making progress and looked like it was stuck. So the man decided to help the butterfly out. Read more about Struggle now πŸ‘Ž Strength later πŸ‘[…]

Hope in hard times

What weakens you now, strengthens you later. Whatever crappy thing you’re going through right now… it’s developing you into a tougher, stronger, and more knowledgeable person. Hang in there. You do enough. You have enough. You are enough. And you are not alone. πŸ’™ Joel

Ditching negative thoughts (and keeping good ones!)

Did you know… You can get rid of your negative thoughts by writing them down onto a piece of paper, then ripping that paper up and throwing it in the trash? It’s true. A bunch of studies prove that turning our thoughts into material objects —> increases or decreases our mental impact depending on what Read more about Ditching negative thoughts (and keeping good ones!)[…]

A wish for your week ahead

May your week be both focused and impactful, a combination of smashing your to-do list while having the most fun you can along the way. May you remember your boundaries, protecting your flame so you’re in the best position to help others. May you stay positive and optimistic, celebrating when new opportunities fall in your Read more about A wish for your week ahead[…]

Friday affirmations ☝️

I am capable (actually MORE than capable) of finishing all my tasks on time today. βœ… My work stuff today directly contributes to the awesome life I’m building for me and my family. πŸ‘¨β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘¦ I will attract positive people and situations today (and leave a positive wake for others) πŸ™Œ My superpower is ___________ and Read more about Friday affirmations ☝️[…]

An apple a day 🍎

Did you know… eating more fruits and vegetables will actually make you happier? 🍌πŸ₯¦πŸ₯• It’s true! (well, maybe)… A recent study conducted with over 12,000 Australian adults found that consuming more fruits and vegetables boosted their happiness, life satisfaction, and overall well-being. Woohoo! But… since the study was conducted in Australia, and Australians are mostly Read more about An apple a day 🍎[…]

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Be different. Be nice.

Taking an axe and chopping your neighbors furniture into pieces won’t make your furniture look one bit better. And using verbal axes and grenades on another person doesn’t do one thing to make you a better you or me a better me.” – David Schwartz ***** Happy Tuesday, y’all! Just a quick reminder:Β Gossip reduces the Read more about Be different. Be nice.[…]

You got this πŸ’ͺ

“The same boiling water that softens the potato, hardens the egg. It’s about what you’re made of, not the circumstances.” Happy Monday dudes! Just a quick reminder that you can handle anything this week throws at you. You’re made of tougher stuff than you think. Bring on the hot water. You got this. πŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺπŸ’ͺ – Read more about You got this πŸ’ͺ[…]

July 1st *Self* Worth Report

In the finance community, people update their Net Worth Report at the start of each month… But today, I’m evaluating my *Self Worth* instead. (Self worth is basically the same as Self Esteem… It’s confidence in one’s own abilities and assurance of who they are) Here are some areas in my life and a rating Read more about July 1st *Self* Worth Report[…]

Spreading joy in the neighborhood πŸ‹

Happy Saturday! Here’s a fun story that came in from Jason R πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡ β€œYesterday, two little girls came to the door selling lemonade door to door. This was just them trying to make a few bucks but I was impressed with their drive. I asked if they had the lemonade, they said no, they’d have Read more about Spreading joy in the neighborhood πŸ‹[…]

Compose yourself πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈ

comΒ·poΒ·sure (noun) the state or feeling of being calm and in control of oneself. “she retained composure through thick and thin” ***** Good morning, all! Here are a few mid-week reminders: You are in control of your feelings, and your response to situations around you. 🧘 You are a positive thinker! And positivity (+ kindness) Read more about Compose yourself πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈ[…]

You are smarter than you think…

Try reading this… Eevn tgouhh tehse wrods rea wirettn unisg jembuld lerttes, uyo cna sitll porbblay udnresnatd waht m’i syanig… T’is baucsee uoy rea sartmre tahn uoy tnihk oyu rea! Today: Trust your gut feelings, your natural intuition, and listen to your spidey-senses… Your ability to figure things out quickly is better than you think. Read more about You are smarter than you think…[…]