Monday Motivations – Cory Booker


On Sunday, I watched a live podcast from the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate of Getting to the Point with Senator Cory Booker, the junior Senator from New Jersey.  Like many Americans, this American election cycle has left me feeling despair over the future direction of our country.  Oftentimes, it feels like instead of watching an American Presidential race unfold we are watching a bad reality show that makes Keeping Up with the Kardashians seem like classic theatre in the park. Continue reading

Monday Motivations – Presidents’ Day


Since today is Washington’s Birthday or Presidents’ Day as it has become widely known it seems appropriate to turn to the words of American Presidents for motivation and inspiration this week.   I’ve included quotes from former Presidents to collectively provide us motivation.


A poster from the 1890s informing customers that no business would be transacted that day.

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Monday Motivations – Vince Lombardi


This week’s Monday motivation comes from legendary Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi.  It seems fitting to turn to Lombardi for motivation this week after all yesterday was Super Bowl 50 and the illustrious Lombardi Trophy was awarded to the Denver Broncos.  You could easily substitute writing for winning in this Lombardi quote. Continue reading

Monday Motivations – Marianne Williamson


We are all guilty at one time or another of downplaying our talents, hiding our light.  Marianne Williamson not only reminds us to let our light shine, she challenges us to do so. Continue reading

Monday Motivations – Dr. Seuss


Dr. Seuss provides the perfect motivation for the first Monday Motivations of the new year.   The first days and weeks of the year are always dedicated to focusing on the direction we will take in the coming year.  Continue reading

Monday Motivations – Martin Luther King, Jr.


I am feeling particularly unmotivated this Monday. Sometimes I choose not to fight my lack of motivation and lethargy. Feeling tired, I decided I would stretch out on my couch. Then I remembered today is Monday and I need to post a Monday Motivations quote. Continue reading

Monday Motivations – Don Shula


This week’s Monday motivation speaks to me about just getting started.   Starting something is sometimes half the battle.  Continue reading