Rise and Shine!

Yep – The old school phrase used when you woke up and it’s a time tested, powerful 3 word affirmation which we should all repeat, or use as our daily morning mantra.

Make no mistake about it – it’s not Rise and Dull…it’s “RISE AND SHINE”:)

My wife and 15 year old daughter choose to “slowly” start to Shine and my boys and I like to Shine from the jump – that’s just the way we roll – we also choose how bright we are going to Shine for the day…and it’s pretty cool to see the results.

So “RISE AND SHINE FOLKS” – you can even choose the way you do it!

Yours in “I need Sunglasses” – Coach

Lean on it…

It will make you feel good.

We are talking about our daily routine of getting our “things” done.

We usually plan our time to get done just what we need to get done for that day, and rarely handle things of tomorrow.

Maybe just once in a while, after some nice rest, we can “lean on it” just a bit and handle some “things” of tomorrow…today.

Yours is a Good Feeling – Coach


At work, is not only is talked about at work, but is brought home and talked about at
home, making work and home a pleasure for the one who received the compliment and for
those others around them.

Regretfully, criticism has the same effect at work and at home, but not with the same

So be careful what you say to others as it affects more than just the moment.

– Dr. Vik, The Culture King

The happiest people…

Don’t always have the best of everything, but make the best of everything they have.

That’s because happiness doesn’t  depend on money, people or things.

You can remind yourself, if need be, to just think of the people who are smiling the most and the happiest – Children.

Yours in making the Best of Everything – Coach

Oxygen in the Air…

We breathe, is the perfect mixture to to keep us healthy, but how can we get more of it?

Oxygen, in the right ratio, has wonderful health effects…bacteria has a hard time living with oxygen, and most every organ and tissue in our bodies function better with it…and the more the merrier.

The only way we can get more of it is to breathe more deeply. We can concentrate on every breathe, focusing on filling up our lungs so that we can get more oxygen in our bodies, but regretfully, since breathing is an unconscious act, when we focus on something else, our breathing falls back to it’s normal range.

We can overcome this obstacle by simply doing things in our lives that would automatically take our breathing to the “Next Level” without thinking about it.

And exercise is a perfect venue to set the stage for increased health. We just need to choose an exercise which allows us to breathe more deeply,  that works for us, and then the increased oxygen that our cells, tissues and organs crave… comes automatically.

Yours in “Breathing Deeply” – Coach

Daily Inspirational Quotes – Day 1043

Sometimes the answer…

Is in the question.

This is very important when we are having a challenge and need an answer.

Most I meet with, know their challenge inside and out, but forget to put it in question form.

For instance, when we are having a challenge with fitness, instead of saying over and over, “I never loose weight, I am heavier than ever, and I always eat junk food”.

Spin it, and put it in question form, like, “What will it take for me to be at my ideal weight”, and then follow your answer.

Yours in “Asking Questions” – Coach