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Willpower consumes energy. Energy is scarce. Use willpower wisely.

by Rick Baker
On Jan 6, 2021

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Willpower must be one of the human body's most energy-intensive processes. 

We must exercise willpower or it becomes weak.

We must rest willpower so it re-energizes. 

Exercising it wisely and resting it: these are the keys to building willpower and growing success.

 

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Fear is neither our birthright nor our destiny...it is simply a bad habit we picked up and chose to live with...or overcome.

by Rick Baker
On Dec 24, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

To overcome fear people must do small amounts of the thing they fear and experience small successes. 

Positive thinking is helpful. Positive action is truly powerful.

Fear crumbles when assaulted repeatedly by methodical small actions.

Here's a definition of Mediocrity: living in bad-habit shadows.

by Rick Baker
On Dec 23, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Bad Habits follow us like shadows. Bad Habits make us mediocre. We can replace Bad Habits with Good Habits...it's a matter of choice...and commitment & self-discipline...and it's a matter of trying New Things.

Do you see the light?

A comment for the media: Bad news does not have to make such good news.

by Rick Baker
On Dec 21, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

We can choose to avoid or choose to limit our exposure to negative situations, experiences, and people.

Bad news does not have to make such good news.

Criticism has no right to reign.

We do so much better when we avoid the "Negative Society"

Willpower: we make a good habit of it or it slips away on us.

by Rick Baker
On Dec 19, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Willpower, like any other good habit, demands much energy. So, we must use it wisely and regularly. We must drain it, rebuild it, and strengthen it.

Willpower [and its outcome, self-control]: you must use it or you will not have it. 

Discontent, regardless of how it is packaged, just may be the best vehicle for positive change.

by Rick Baker
On Dec 1, 2020

The Thinking Behind The Tweet

Some people live to change. For example, some people embrace life-long learning. Others find a lifetime of change by embracing entrepreneurship

That does not mean they make personal changes for the better. Regardless of the life-long learning or the entrepreneurship or all the other changes, bad habits persist.

Sometimes, probably more often than not, even the worst of bad habits remain until true discontent sets in.  


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