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‘Never ever give up’: US grandmother Diana Nyad, 64, swims into the record books as she becomes first person to complete mammoth 103-MILE swim from Cuba to Florida WITHOUT a shark cage Diana Nyad completed the swim in 52 hours, … Continue reading
“The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of a planter — for the future. His duty is to lay … Continue reading
picture from Draft Photo article source: Psychology Today 4 Steps to Get Promoted I recently decided to try rock climbing and found that the lessons I learned that day were the same ones I’ve unconsciously used to progress in my career. Step … Continue reading
Sometimes, I feel tired; like I woke up today. I really have no inspiration and I do not think I have seen recently anything interesting to post, nor I have something in my mind to write about; but I do … Continue reading
from daily inspiration and motivation
the title was borrowed by GYA today
from Daily Inspiration and Motivation
“In 2008, Roger set out on a quest to lose weight, get healthy and eventually run in the Boston Marathon. But not just for himself, for his niece who was born with Cystic Fibrosis. His goal was to raise awareness … Continue reading
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“Where the spirit does not work with the hand, there is no art” Leonardo Da Vinci
Remember! Do not fall into the trap: wishing is completely different from goal-setting.
“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year’s Day”. Edith Lovejoy Pierce
Have a wonderful 2011. Enjoy every single moment till the end of the year. And then wish for a happy new year…
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According to goal setting theory, the achievement of a goal returns satisfaction and releases extra motivation for achieving a future target. On the contrary, an unrealistic and unachievable target means that we might loose, apart from the extra boost of motivation (which is … Continue reading
“The best way out is always through”. Robert Frost
Don’t you ever be fooled. Life is to be enjoyed, not to be spent on a continuous effort. Enjoy your Sunday! (That is not an excuse for me not posting yesterday :-)).
“Whether you believe you can, or whether you believe you can’t, you are probably right”. The power of our beliefs in unquestionable. However, there is an “index” that seems to produce more accurate predictions about the outcome of our effort. Self-efficacy is a … Continue reading
Spend daily 10 minutes to withdraw to quietness, to concentrate and make the achievement of your goal an actual image in your mind. Picture your success. The result is almost magic…By doing so, your body and mind act like you … Continue reading
A wit once said: “don’t put off for tomorrow the things you can do today”
No matter what your goal may be, from “quitting smoking” to the more abstract “changing my life”, before you set out for it, just, bear in mind that you need to be adequate, in all phases of goal-setting. So, take … Continue reading
“Keep Ithaka always in your mind. (…) And if you find her poor, Ithaka won’t have fooled you. Wise as you will have become, so full of experience, you will have understood by then what these Ithakas mean”.
“How am I going to climb to the mountain’s peak”?…-“Well, start climbing now, and do not think of it a lot”.Friedrich Nietzsche, from the collection of poems “Do you want to pluck my roses?”.
Equity theory supports that our actions and motives are dependent on a continuous comparison we make, between ourselves and the people around us, and the estimation of our current position compared to that of the people of our environment. For example, a student … Continue reading