Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you. Love me and I may be forced to love you.
William Arthur Ward
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Are you holding a grudge? Is it weighing you down?? Does your back hurt from carrying the heavyweight?? Well, here at XP Nuggets our team of dedicated researchers have found an inexpensive way to ease your troubles! Through many hours of trial and error between Man and Dog. Forgiveness has been found to be the most effective cure on the market! Unlike the current alternatives that only solve the pain […]
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. To keep our faces toward change and behave like free spirits in the presence of fate is strength undefeatable.
– Helen Keller
Hey, everyone! Glad to have you back for another session. Let’s keep it going, shall we? Heres this weeks round of questions submitted by you! Once again I’ll start =] I went ahead answered all of the questions listed but feel free to answer as many as you’d like. Once again, at the end of your answer(s) please also submit A question you would like to see next week! Safty […]
Hey Journal! Wow. I can’t put into words the amount of fun I’ve had taking a pen to paper and tapping away at the keyboard. There’s so much you can do with writing. So much opportunity and experiences have been laid out in front of me. Write a blog? Write a comic? Write a book? Write a script? Write a song? Write a Video Skit? If you apply your self with […]
As long as you keep one foot in the real world while the other foot’s in a fairy tale, that fairy tale is going to seem kind of attainable.
Have you ever thought of trying something new and you hesitated? Maybe you thought to yourself…Me do that? No way! That won’t work. There’s something to be said about taking a vision & giving it everything you got. You may not accomplish what you set out to, or the end result isn’t what you expected. But at the end of it all, there’s something special in the process. A different […]
“If you doubted your fears and not your dreams, What could you accomplish?”
I love mnemonics. They are catchy, quick and can snap you back into a winning mindset. Here’s one that recently came to mind. PUSH. Persist Until Shit Happens. Think of the expression “Get out there and Make Shit Happen”. Excuse the language but I tried “Special”. It didn’t seem to fit. Neither did “something”. It lacks the umph. The only word that expresses the meaning I intend is the word […]
****Disclaimer**** This post actually tested my own patience. At first, I found myself not able to string words together on the page. With my mind blank and fingers unable to strike away at the keys, I started to become frustrated and flustered. Even when my fingers started to find a rhythm, the words never seemed to add up. I started to ask “Why am I even writing about this?”, “Should […]
Hello, readers! I’d like to announce that Ashlee G, creator of creativethinkingwell.com, has joined XP Nuggets! Ashlee G is a fan and an avid reader of XP Nuggets and I’m very happy that one of our own readers has joined the ranks! Her blog, Creative Thinking Well, is a family friendly community that shares their collective works and encourages others to learn and discover. Through her blog, Ashlee’s passions of writing […]
Originally posted on Rhythm of the Ink:
Words tell a million stories, some believable and some absurd, scaring you to the core with just one well-placed word. Words can define you or undermine you, be true or false. Words can kill you and hurt you inside as they punish you and deride, kicking you in the side, beating over you like a tide giving you nowhere to hide. Words can…
If there’s one thing you should know about me, it’s that I love individuality. When I see someone strive to be their own person, I can’t help but smile that entire day. It’s magical. I absolutely love seeing people choose to be different. My go-to, generic advice has always been: “work on yourself”. Sometimes my friends will come to me with problems and my answer to them almost always is […]
Hello, readers! Let’s follow up on the topic of dreams with a practical guide. Now, It’s one thing to picture a dream with your mind’s eye and say that’s what I want, but how do we go about bringing it to life? How do we turn a make-believe story into a reality that we can touch with our own hands and see with our own eyes? What steps do we […]
What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.
This’ll be a pretty straightforward one, so sit back, relax, and (hopefully) enjoy! Over here in the Pacific Northwest, the days have been getting significantly longer and people have been complaining less and less about the all-too-familiar Washington rain. I can’t complain one bit. The state’s beautiful with terrible weather, so you can imagine how things go when the clouds decide to stay home. So this is only my second […]
Originally posted on A thinking blog.:
A man married a beautiful girl. He loved her very much. One day she developed a skin disease. Slowly she started to lose her beauty. It so happened that one day her husband left for a tour. While returning he met with an accident and lost his eyesight. However their married life continued as usual. But as days passed she lost her beauty gradually.…
Success is the sum of small efforts repeated day in and day out.
Hello, Friends! We are another day closer to our goals and to our dreams.
( Unless you happen to be living in a dream xD )
We are primed to dream very early on in life. The first time was probably when you were asked: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Do you remember? It may have been something along the lines of “An Astronaut!” ,”A Firefighter!” or even “Just like you Dad!”. However, you answered I’m sure the thought brought a wide grin to your face. Why? The answer is your […]
Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway.
Originally posted on Mistakes & Adventures:
Just sit back, Just relax, Just sit back and relax and think on the good, Just remember all you have achieved, Just consider all you can do, Just appreciate things, Just remind yourself there is time. ? Try to reset, Try to return, Try to reset in return, Try recall how easy it all was when you put your mind to it, Try to…
Light yourself on fire with passion and people will come from miles to watch you burn.
Finding your passion(s), at least to me, is a huge part of enjoying life. Personally, I used to feel pretty empty and unproductive before I actually went out and tried to find something I enjoyed. Everyone’s different, so take everything I have to say with a grain of salt. This is just a little bit of my life and what worked for me. Hopefully, something sticks and you find a […]
Dear Journal, I’m sorry I haven’t written to you in awhile. I know you must miss the feel of graphite against your pages. It’s been twenty-three days, four hours, and twenty-seven minutes since I started a new chapter in my life. “Rise and Fall of a blog” Ha! I only added the fall part for insurance. Who knows how long this mighty ship will sail? Only time will tell. Though […]
We all have one but no one else can hear it. Yep, you got it. I’m talking about that little voice in your head. Sometimes it can do more harm than good. Nobody else can hear the voice whisper “Oh, I can’t do that” or “I’m not good enough”. Do you remember the first time you heard it? How about the first time you hesitated to do something? When […]
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Only one thing makes a dream impossible: The fear of failure.