What happens when we are the man in the arena? This famous speech by Theodore Roosevelt assumes the critic is someone other than the man in the arena. We are not supposed to be our own critic. When we walk into the arena, we are the strong man. When we show up, we are the strong man. When we dance like no one is watching, we are the strong man. When we are authentic, we are the strong man. When we go after our goals, we are the strong man. When we go through the battle, we are the man in the arena.
“We need to be kinder when we talk to ourselves. Give ourselves a break. Encourage ourselves. We need to not be the critic to ourselves when we show up, when we are the man in the arena.” – Topaz
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As happy as we think buy stuff makes us, it comes with a price, not only the price we pay for it. We must give it space in our homes, and we must give our time take care of it.
The Real Cost of Things
As I have started to think of things in this way, it makes me think a little differently when I am making buying choices. There are things that I think I want, but as I think about them in the context of what I am actually trading for these things…
We have this one precious life to live, to give, to make a dent…in the Universe, and I am astounded at the power we have to change not only our lives but the lives of others, too.I have come to believe more than ever the PROFOUND impact we can have on others. Friends, this is POWERFUL stuff.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
-Leonardo Da Vinci
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This is for everyone who has ever thought about starting their own blog but did not know where to start. How to Start a Blog is a series covering some of the decisions you will need to make and what you need to know to get started.