Be Great TODAY

Weekly Inspiration to Start Your Week

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Weekly Inspiration to Start Your Week. New Episode every Sunday.

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  • Episode 143: Playing Your Part in Something Big

    May 24th, 2020  |  2 mins 46 secs
    impact, influence, inspirational, motivational

    Sometimes we can be a part of something big, even if you aren't the main focus.

  • Episode 142: Readjusting Habits

    May 17th, 2020  |  2 mins 23 secs
    adjustment, failure, habits, inspirational, motivational, realign, success

    It's OK to readjust habits. We will aim, but then we may fall short of the goal. I talk about some of my recent struggles with weight and diet.

  • Episode 141: Withholding Judgment

    May 10th, 2020  |  2 mins 57 secs
    information, inspirational, judgment, motivational, perspective

    While playing World of Warcraft, one of the abilities the Paladin character class has made me think. It can be very helpful to withhold judgment until we have all the information.

  • Episode 140: Taking Time to Rest

    May 3rd, 2020  |  3 mins 25 secs
    breaks, inspirational, motivational, refresh, rest, stress, tired

    Sometimes it is important just to stop and let ourselves rest.

  • Episode 139: Creating Galaxies With Ordinary Tools

    April 26th, 2020  |  2 mins 29 secs
    creativity, inspirational, motivational, tools

    A street artist in Ensenada created a galaxy for me using just a lighter, spray paint, and old paint buckets. Our creativity isn't in the tools we have, but what we do with it!

  • Episode 138: You Don't Need to Be Sensational

    April 19th, 2020  |  2 mins 23 secs
    inspirational, love, motivational, sensational, value

    Fred Rogers said a quote at a commencement speech that has hung with me. You don't need to act out to be loved.

  • Episode 137: Making Everything Awesome

    April 12th, 2020  |  3 mins 19 secs
    awesome, change, impact, inspirational, motivational

    The LEGO Movie Part 2 had a unique twist on the Everything Is Awesome line. I think it very much fits with what is going on today.

  • Episode 136: The Flooded Bike Path

    April 5th, 2020  |  2 mins 55 secs
    alternatives, creativity, inspirational, motivational, obstacles, routes

    A flooded bike path impedes our way home. Maybe by taking an alternative route, we can get back in a new way.

  • Episode 135: Taking A Daily Vacation

    March 29th, 2020  |  3 mins 14 secs
    break, inspirational, life, motivational, perspective, refresh, vacation

    There was a quote I read about taking a vacation every day. I think now more than ever it is very crucial to our well-being!

  • Episode 134: What Will Tomorrow Bring?

    March 22nd, 2020  |  3 mins 42 secs
    fear, future, inspirational, moments, motivational, today, worry

    Times like right now cause us to worry about tomorrow. I think it also causes us to not think about today.

  • Episode 133: Don't Judge Outward Appearances

    March 15th, 2020  |  1 min 55 secs
    appearances, emotions, feelings, inspirational, judgment, motivational

    People often tell me my cat Chocolate looks grumpy. He is actually a very happy cat--but his outward appearance doesn't show that. Sometimes we may judge someone's outward appearance without aiming to understand what's going on inside.

  • Episode 132: Only Mistake Is NOT Making Mistakes

    March 8th, 2020  |  4 mins 38 secs
    failure, inspirational, learning, mistakes, motivational, opportunity

    I've made many "mistakes" in my life. I've learned valuable lessons from these incidents. The only real mistake that you can make is NOT making mistakes!