It might not be the next day or even the next year, but eventually, the tiny seeds of positivity that you plant will bloom, and the winds of life will blow those second-generation seeds back into your own garden right when you need them.
The difference between ordinary and extraordinary lies in pushing through those moments where you feel like you've hit a wall. Ordinary stops and shrugs its shoulders. Extraordinary picks up a sledgehammer and starts swinging.
People gravitate towards authenticity, no matter what form it comes in.
In the past couple of days, I have taken some steps to move me towards my recently reformulated conception of my future. One of these steps included renaming my blog from "The Optimization Operation" to simply "Hannah Elizabeth". While this change was quite simple to do since my blog is still pretty new, it represents … Continue reading Just Jump
I'm currently sitting in Las Vegas with 4 hours to kill. My friend had a seminar to attend from 11-3, and since I didn't have any other plans this weekend and don't mind chilling on my own for a bit, I decided to tag along and get dropped off at the hotel early while he … Continue reading Accepting Criticism
I listened to a snippet of a podcast today from Lewis Howes in which one theme was "we don't grow when things are fabulous". In other words, we tend not to expand ourselves when things are already going pretty great. It is only when we face hardship that we truly test our inner mettle and … Continue reading Intentional Adversity
While I was being productive browsing Instagram the other day, I scrolled past the following quote: Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot, but make it hot by striking. -William B. Sprague I absolutely love this. In other words... Don't wait for the skill, create the skill. For much of my life, … Continue reading Master the Forge