After writing a book titled Get Back Up: From the Streets to Microsoft Suites, I was given the opportunity to pen several byline articles and blogs. There's a common thread in everything I write, and it is that you are in charge of your own destiny.
The blind journey of the heart that lies beyond the point of no return, often holds too much pressure in a world that is typically more focused on getting ahead in individualistic based passions than falling head over heals in love.
I've learned that noticing my thoughts is a powerful practice that allows me to change my thinking patterns and the words I use.
HuffPost RISE is a morning show dedicated to creating possibility around your day. More and more research is proving how important it is to begin each day on an uplifting and positive note.
Forget all words and give shape to no phrases. We learn more in silence, undisturbed by the sound of our voice. For if destiny is mind dependent, then it's inferior to ourselves, therefore it's unimportant.
Love yourself, love your work, love who you are. There is always the possibility of becoming exceptional if you continue to do your routine work with slight improvements daily and have the courage to step up knowing that you are enough, the way you are.
Apply these eight rules when weighing your options to ensure that your decisions always play out in your favor: