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The Man Who Thinks He Can

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Whether you think you can or think you can’t – you are right. — Zig Ziglar

Thinking: The Man Who Thinks He Can
By: Walter D. Wintle

If you think you are beaten, you are
If you think you dare not, you don’t,
If you like to win, but you think you can’t
It is almost certain you won’t. Continue reading »

We Need a Little Encouragement Every Now and Then

It’s everybody’s duty to give the world a reason to dance. —  Kid President

Top 10 Inspirational Vince Lombardi Quotes

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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 »

Top 10 Inspirational Coach John Wooden Quotes

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 »

Top 10 Inspirational Steve Jobs Quotes

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In memory of Steve Jobs passing one year ago today, here are our top 10 favorite inspirational Steve Jobs quotes from over the years. Continue reading »

What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger

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

Never, Ever Give Up. Arthur’s Inspirational Transformation!

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.

Magic Johnson: Something I learned in Basketball

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

Top 10 Ways to Motivate Yourself and Reach Your Goals

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.
—Thomas Jefferson

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 »

Kindness is Contagious

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.

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