Self-Discipline and Short-term Pain

“Self-discipline is often disguised as short-term pain, which often leads to long-term gains. The mistake many of us make is the need and want for short-term gains (immediate gratification), which often leads to long-term pain.” ― Charles F. Glassman Self-discipline is key in succeeding in life. Various times Introverted Millennials may be faced in life…

Emotional & Mental Hockey Time in the Millennial World

Growing up on the shores of Western Michigan, I attended a lot of hockey games. Through the years, I observed some of the greatest hockey players be slammed against the boards, slide across the ice, be high checked, wiped out, move through the obstacles, maneuver in and out of their opponents, jump over their defense,…

Why Millennials Should Wait For Marriage

“Any mature, spiritually sensitive view of marriage must be built on the foundation of mature love rather than romanticism. But this immediately casts us into a countercultural pursuit.” ― Gary L. Thomas Why Millennials have it right by waiting for Marriage? It takes seven to ten years for the masculine and feminine to become whole…

Marriage is an Investment

It is pure illusion to think that an opinion that passes down from century to century, from generation to generation, may not be entirely false. ~ Pierre Bayle In life, everyone must learn to break through the illusions. Illusion comes in many forms, shapes, and sizes. In our younger years, we take everything at face…

Self-discipline is Inner Motivation

We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.  ~ Jesse Owens Self-discipline is inner motivation to make the changes you desire in life. The external world will never give you the inner drive to move forward and overcome your…

Face the Oppositions in Your Life

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds. ~ Albert Einstein The hardships of life build character. Find the courage inside to reach your greatness. Stop looking outside of yourself for validation. Validate yourself. Approve of yourself. Courage is reaching deep within yourself and pushing yourself through every fear which comes your way….

The Negative Inner Critic & Catastrophic Thinking

Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes its built on catastrophe. ~ Sumner Redstone One of the misconceptions individuals hold is the idea failure is a negative experience. This is a false-belief. Whenever and individual projects negative feedback, “You’re a failure.”, this is not your personal truth….

Millennials Facing Poverty

Poverty is something some Millennials are facing in America in 2017. This has been a growing problem for Millennials since 2008. I hear the Millennials loud and clear. What are they facing in 2017 and what are they up against.  The Have’s vs. the Have Not’s. The systems fail Generation X and Millennials and Baby…

Say Goodbye to Short-Cuts & Quick Fixes

Long-term, we must begin to build our internal strengths. It isn’t just skills like computer technology. It’s the old-fashioned basics of self-reliance, self-motivation, self-reinforcement, self-discipline, self-command.  ~ Steven Pressfield The art of love requires one to become love in action. Love begins within one’s self. I’ve always been focused on love the majority of my…

Question Everything You Know

For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don’t believe, no proof is possible. ~ Stuart Chase Through the last seven years, I’ve found proof isn’t necessary in every situation. Everything isn’t always logical and practical. When it comes to spiritual, religious, psychology, and philosophy is never an exact science and everything…

Millennials, Set Appropriate Personal Boundaries

The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say ‘No’ to almost everything. ~ Warren Buffett Millennials are facing Anxiety and Depression in their life. Today, Millennials start taking your personal power back. One of the things I used to do was buy into the Victim Mentality, the projections…

Shyness Is nice ~ Introverted Millennials

Shyness is nice, and Shyness can stop you From doing all the things in life You’d like to. ~ The Smiths The beauty of being an Introvert, I’ve spent many times listening to the Band the Smiths. I believe for many years, I heard from another individual’s I was shy. Morrissey is the classic Introvert,…