Vince Lombardi is considered one of the greatest football coaches in the history of the game. He won 2 Super Bowls as the coach of the Green Bay Packers and the NFL’s Super Bowl trophy is named in his honor. Lombardi is also recognized for his inspirational and motivational quotes and speeches that are often cited by other coaches and speakers that apply both on and off the football field. Just in time for the Super Bowl this year, here are our top 10 inspirational Vince Lombardi quotes. Continue reading »
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Coach John Wooden was not only known as the most successful college basketball coach but also well known for his inspirational and motivational quotes and simple life lessons. On what would have been his 102 birthday, here are our top 10 favorite inspirational and motivational John Wooden quotes. Continue reading »
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This uplifting and moving video of cancer patients, doctors and nurses from Seattle Children’s Hospital performing a lip sync to Kelly Clarkson’s song “Stronger” was created by Chris Rumble who himself is a cancer patient at the hospital. He said “It was not only good to see the kids happy, but it was also great to see how their parents were so happy as they watched their kids just being kids – dancing, singing and having fun.”
That which does not kill us makes us stronger.— Friedrich Nietzsche
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Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall.
This amazing video shows the inspiring transformation of Arthur Boorman, a veteran of the Gulf War who had been disabled for 15 years. He was told by doctors that he would never be able to walk on his own again. But did that stop him from trying? No. Arthur fell many times but never gave up and he proved the doctors wrong. He shows us all, that through hard work and determination, we can accomplish anything we put our minds to.
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For me, it always goes back to something I learned in basketball. There’s winning and there’s losing, and in life you have to know they both will happen. But what’s never been acceptable to me is quitting. —Magic Johnson in the ESPN film The Announcement
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Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.—Vince Lombardi
A few weeks ago, I was having lunch with an old friend and he mentioned that he has been trying to motivate himself to accomplish a goal, but was feeling lazy and unmotivated. After he told me what his goal was, we discussed what he could do to light a fire under his behind, and feel motivated again. Within a few minutes, we had listed off a bunch of ideas that we felt could help motivate him and get him back on the road to accomplishing his goal.
We all have been there at one time or another, so here are the top 10 ways to motivate yourself that we came up with: Continue reading »
No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.—Amelia Earhart
Kim, one of our readers, sent over the trailer for the documentary Good Virus, Kindness is Contagious that we thought was fitting for Random Acts of Kindness Week. Watch the trailer after the jump.