General

Endurance

Endurance means doing what has to be done whether you feel like it or not. You alone are responsible for developing your endurance. It cannot be taught by anybody else or given to you by anyone else. During the first couple of weeks of trying to reach a goal, consider your feelings to be subordinate…

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Improve for the Future

Spending your time imagining what would have been if you could have changed some little thing, some little decision in your life, is counterproductive. Think about how you can improve for the future, today, but don’t waste your present time thinking about how you could have changed the past. We could all trace our current…

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Claiming Your Life Back

Think about the pioneers who traveled across the country with their families to start a new life. They found land and claimed it by hammering stakes in the ground; they marked their settlements and built their homes and settled. Do you feel settled in your life? Depression creates a type of blurriness that keeps you…

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Exiting the Torture Chamber

One of the biggest disservices you can do to yourself is comparing yourself to others. It is just a one-way ticket into a self-induced torture chamber, especially when you are depressed. Many of our feelings of satisfaction or dissatisfaction have their roots in how we compare ourselves to others. When we compare ourselves to those…

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