“Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe.” ~Oprah Winfrey The moment we commit to a worthy goal like losing 10 lbs., writing a book, switching careers, finding a partner, we may become anxious and overwhelmed at the thought of what it takes to achieve this goal. We […]
Purpose & Passion
4 Lessons in Courage from Skydiver Felix Baumgartner
“True courage is being afraid and going ahead and doing your job anyhow.” ~General H. Norman Schwarzkopf, Commander, Operation Desert Storm Standing on the ledge of a pressurized 6-foot diameter capsule suspended by a 55-story ultra-thin helium balloon with only a space suit on, Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner is about to freefall 128,100 feet or […]
What Are You Brilliant At?
“When you focus most of your time and energy doing the things you are truly brilliant at, you eventually reap big rewards. This is a fundamental truth. And it’s critical to your future success,” said bestselling authors Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen and Les Hewitt in the book, The Power of Focus: How to Hit […]
How May I Serve?
How often do we think, “What will I accomplish today?” or “What will the day bring for me?”, nothing at all wrong with these questions. But what if we woke up every morning and instead said, “How may I serve today?” What would open up for us, and others, if we commit to making things […]
We Are Meant to Shine
Welcome to Virtues for Life! For this first post, I’d like to share with you my favorite inspirational quote. The quote, by spiritual author and international lecturer Marianne Williamson, communicates the essence of the Virtues for Life website and blog. By this, I mean, as we practice virtues, we become better people, and, therefore, shine. […]