Category Archives for Attitude

The False Comfort of Hate

The False Comfort of Hate

What do you hate? Who do you hate? Pause and think about that. Most people hate something. We hate a certain kind of food. Maybe a person, and idea or a political party. There is at least one thing in this world that makes our blood boil. When we see it or think about it we squint our eye and prepare ourselves for battle. Most people internalize it and bite their tongues. At the other extreme some people bring the hate out into the real world in the form of physical aggression against others. Sometimes it feels good to hate and to associate with other people that hate the same things you do.

Take a minute and think about what you hate.

Where does that get you? When has hate ever benefitted you? It may seem like a good driver at the time. But it is exhausting on the soul. It makes you start arguments where they weren’t needed. It shuts you down from viewpoints that make you better person. And it takes up the limited time you have on this planet. If you hate too much it starts to feel comfortable and natural. The danger is that hate is unhealthy for you mentally and physically. It will trickle from one area of your life into others. Left unchecked it will turn you into a person that hates most things. And nobody likes that person.

Why not direct the energy from hate into something would help another group or person? Rather than spend time and energy demeaning and dragging down someone you found a way to lift someone else up. It’s OK to not want to associate with things you dislike. But pick a group that YOU do like and put your energy into making that group better. Now of course I’m not talking about hate groups, violence or anything remotely breaking the law. But find a person or group of people who needs to know what you know to make themselves better. Create a legacy from making someone better vs creating a legacy based on what you hate.

You have a finite amount of time and energy every day. Rather than break down something, use that energy to build up someone else. Your influence can shape the future of this world if you use it correctly.

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Dont be a jackass

How to Avoid the Jackasses in Life

Have you ever had to deal with a toxic coworker, annoying family member or community member? You know the kind: The glass is not only always 1/2 empty but it is broken into tiny shards. They always complain about it being Monday, cannot wait until Friday. But on Friday they are complaining about the horrible past week they just had and the forthcoming Monday. They never want to be where they are; the grass is always greener at home, or at a better job, or outside. They blame management and everybody else for their woes. They think every creative idea for getting ahead is a scam. They can’t find the time or money to invest in their self-improvement yes they have no problem pissing away their money on alcohol.

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Success is Just Focused Action

The Two Simple Rules of a Great Life Most People Get Wrong

Linda Buquet has made a very elegant and timely post over at 5 Star Affiliate Marketing Forums about learning to Focus in your affiliate marketing efforts. This is something that is amazingly hard to do in life – whether we are talking about affiliate marketing or about driving a car down the street. But it is also absolutely AMAZING what someone can accomplish when they do focus.

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SDN038: How I get a head start on my competition 7 days a week

I’ve never claimed to be the best or the fastest at what I do. But if you stick with this simple tactic 7 days a week you and I can outwork our competition and they’ll never see you coming. Mainly because they’ll be asleep while you are hustling.

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confidence makes more sales

SDN037: Confidence makes more sales

Ever wonder why you are not winning more business? This could be it.

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SDN036: What to do when you have no clue what to do with your life.

Do you ever feel like other people have it all together ? Working on their big life goals and are living in bliss every day with the perfect plant? Let’s talk about that. Watch the video at http://stopdoingnothing.com

 

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SDN035: How you build a better bullsh*t filter

I made this one quick and to the point. You can see the full video on the fan page at https://www.facebook.com/StopDoingNothingDotCom/

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SDN034: Theme for the year + New Shirts

Here we are in the first week of the year and we have a theme for you to go buy. And if you are ready to get stylin with the latest StopDoingNothing apparel we’ve got you covered. 

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