Be Better Than Average Blog
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inspiration, advice, encouragement, resources and accountability
to help you build and live a
BETTER THAN AVERAGE LIFE
"There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing." - Aristotle
There is an old saying: "Only two things in are certain in life; Death and taxes."
I'd like to add a third; criticism.
Someone will always have something to say about what and how you do or don't do something. Always.
“Success happens to those who are willing to put in the hours.” - Alex Kassan
There comes a time when you must do more than what is required to get what you want out of life.
The great part is, once you commit to doing it, going that extra mile isn't as difficult as you imagine.
For example, I'm on a mission to lose 20 pounds by the new year so I've begun working out pretty regularly.
The other day, while finishing up on the recumbent exercise bike I took notice of one of the motivational sayings recently painted on the walls of the exercise room of my apartment complex.
"Just 5 more minutes"
I mentally agreed "That's doable" and then set about to not only go five more minutes but even go a literal extra mile on the treadmill.
I am a simple man who has lived a complicated life. The lessons I've learned from the experiences I've been through and the challenges I've conquered have helped me develop a philosophy that life is meant to be lived at a level better than average.
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