Win Your Day

Treating People

“Treat those who are good with goodness, and also treat those who are not good with goodness. Thus goodness is attained. Be honest to those who are honest, and be also honest to those who are not honest. Thus honesty is attained.” -- Lao Tzu...

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The Happiness Trap

“So here is the happiness trap in a nutshell: to find happiness, we try to avoid or get rid of bad feelings, but the harder we try, the more bad feelings we create.” -- Russ Harris, “The Happiness Trap” I carry an index card with me each day....

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Come up with a game plan

“If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.” -- Sun Tzu Before every Major League Baseball game begins the manager will sit down with his pitching coach in the quiet of his office and go over the...

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Freedom by simply letting go

“The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.” John Maynard Keynes   When hunters want to trap a monkey they will make a hole in a cage that is just small enough for the monkey to get his flattened...

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Competition- Approach vs Results

“In the warrior’s code there's no surrender. Though his body says stop, his spirit cries, ‘Never!’ Deep in our soul, a quiet ember, knows it's you against you, it's the paradox that drives us on.” Lyrics from “Burning Heart” by Survivor People...

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Self-Talk

Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend. -Albert Camus Being a good friend to others is important and most of us try our best to treat our friends with kindness and...

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