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Set the Bar High

This Year: Don’t Accept Mediocrity

If you need a great New Year’s Resolution: Make sure that MEDIOCRITY IS NOT AN OPTION! “If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn’t thinking at all.” – General George Patton (WWII) We live in a world where comfort and convenience are usually our first-choice considerations when it comes to …

Be Happy and See a Better World

There is a quote which states “… see the outer world as a reflection of the inner world.” How this relates to us is that if we want to see the (outer) world as a better, happier place we need to first “clean up” ourselves inside and eradicate our own …

No-one has ever Built a Statue of a Critic

This week’s quote comes from Jean Sibelius, who was a Finnish composer around the turn of the twentieth century. He accomplished a lot for Finnish music, and his birthday is still celebrated every year in Finland; the 8th of December is known as the ‘Day of Finnish Music.’ One of …

Life Lessons from George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver was a botanist and scientist in the late 1800s and lectured at the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. For 47 years he taught there, lecturing on various methods of crop rotation and improving the soil in areas which were heavily cultivated in cotton. He had a great passion …

Dream it. Achieve it.

It’s time for Monday’s quote about Enjoying Life. This one comes from a man who needs no introduction: Albert Einstein. He said: “Your imagination is your preview of life’s coming attractions.” ~ Albert Einstein So, in other words, if you can dream it you can achieve it. As we get …

Motivational Thought for the Week

Here’s an inspirational quote to kick off your week this Monday. A while ago I posted about the importance of Thomas Edison’s inventions. He was a remarkable man who took ten thousand attempts at some of his work before he found success. Yet he always refused to give up, regardless …

Have Courage, Face Your Fears

Eleanor Roosevelt was the wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. She held a role as an advocate for civil rights. After her husband’s death in 1945, Roosevelt continued to be an internationally prominent author, speaker, politician, and activist for the New Deal coalition. She worked to enhance the status of …

Poem for Teachers

This is just a quick poem for all the good educators. If you have someone who’s been a great teacher, give them this poem as a token of appreciation. Reading, ‘riting and ‘rithmetic Are the basics of a good education. They are the skills our minds will use To live …

Balanced Life and the Secret of Youth

Enough can’t be said of the importance of leading a balanced lifestyle.  I believe in living a productive life, and I hate the feeling of wasting a day. But being productive means being fruitful, it does not necessarily mean being busy. People often confuse the two. Yes, sometimes you do …