Daily Quote: “In a time of drastic change it is the learners who inherit the future. The ill-trained will find themselves
equipped to live in a world that no longer exists,” Eric Hoffer.
Reflection: So if learning and dealing with change are the keys to living an enriched life, why do so many people fail to keep their New Year’s Resolutions. I have been pondering this and looking for wisdom from a wide variety of sages. Take a read through the the following quotes and see which one might help you stay on target for reaching your goals for 2014.
- “What you have to do and the way you have to do it is incredibly simple. Now whether you are willing to do it, that’s another matter.” – Peter F. Drucker
- “Free will and determinism are like a game of cards. The hand that is dealt you is determinism. The way you play your hand is free will.” – Norman Cousins
- “I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work.” – Pearl S. Buck
- “They can conquer who believe they can. He has not learned the first lesson in life who does not every day surmount a fear.” Emerson
Self-Coaching Challenge: “To believe in yourself and assert your willpower is simply to be mentally tough. Be clear on what you need and want, and then do what you need to do in this moment in a non-judgmental way. “ MW Hardwick , Ph.D.
Using one of these quotes stay motivated by writing yourself a reminder on a “sticky note” and paste it on your bathroom mirror or computer.