Think Daily by Larry Janesky
Discipline = Freedom

The paradoxical truth is that discipline and hard work buy your freedom.   People who don't work hard or constantly give in to their lower impulses have limited options and have to accept what they get. I work hard, so I don't have to work hard. I discipline myself so someone…


Prioritization – a master skill

Most people are busy, but most are not successful or using much of their potential.  The most successful people don't waste much time on activities that are of little importance to their future. What is least important and of little value tomorrow?  What most important and of highest value tomorrow?  …


What didn't happen…

What great war generals can you think of?  You may think of Eisenhower or MacArthur.  They fought the bad guys and protected us.  But what we forget are the people who prevented wars in the first place such as Ronald Reagan, who may have prevented World War 3 and saved…


"The only thing we have to fear…"

In 1985 Surgeon General C. Everett Koop said AIDS was the greatest threat to public health this country has ever faced and that research predicts one in five heterosexuals will be dead from AIDS in the next five years (by 1990). A member of the president's commission on AIDS said…


Affirmations

An affirmation doesn't have to be positive to qualify as an affirmation.  You could be affirming something that is negative or not even true.   "I hate _____", "Those people ________", "I will never be (have) _________", "I am no good at _______", or "I love _________ , "I am good…


Living a life of intent

It's your life. Are you a passenger or the pilot? Be intentional instead of reacting. Being a passenger is - "This happened to me because I didn't make a decision otherwise," "I let hardship stop me," "I gave over responsibility for my life to others," and "I didn't create much…


Don't waste your luck

It's 2020.  Life is easy now.  Ask your great-great-grandfather.  We live in a world where it takes less time than ever to feed and house ourselves, giving us an unprecedented amount of time to do what we want.  Be careful not to waste this amazing opportunity.  Don't play small.  See…


Risk?

In a world that is safer than ever before in human history, so many try to make things "safe".  In the process, we may be missing the greatest risk of all - forgetting to live, and forgetting to use our potential. Sliding safely into retirement - it may be the…


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