This Life Is Yours

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“This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.”

- Susan Polis Schutz

Finish Each Day and Be Done with It

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Image credit: Oliver Berghold

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

How To Reach Great Heights

Great Heights

“The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.”

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Image: Tanvi Malik

How To Escape Fear

We cannot escape fear. We can only transform it into a companion that accompanies us on all our exciting adventures… Take a risk a day – one small or bold stroke that will make you feel great once you have done it.

– Susan Jeffers

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Here is me feeling the fear and doing it anyway. With a seagull for company, encouraging me to fly higher.

Be Deliberate!

– Emma :D