Steve Chandler quotes
American author, success coach, founder of the Wealth Warrior Movement
Write down ten things you would do in your life if you had absolutely no fear. Then pick
of them and do it.
Listen to the clues. The next time you feel real joy, stop and think. Pay attention. Because
joy is the universe's way of knocking on your mind's door. Hello in there. Is anyone home?
Can I leave a message? Yes? Good! The message is that you are happy, and that means
that you are in touch with your purpose.
Worry is a misuse of the imagination.
Not being excited is to have missed the whole point of life.
You don't have to make all the difficult decisions you think you have to make. You can
choose instead. Choosing is bolder and cleaner. You can do it in a nanosecond. Decisions are
messy and filled with second-guessing and self-doubt.
Negative thinking is something we all do. The difference between the person who is primarily
optimistic and the person who is primarily pessimistic is that the optimist learns to become a
good debater. Once you become thoroughly aware of the effectiveness of optimism in your
life, you can learn to debate your pessimistic thoughts.
If the person you lead truly understood that self-discipline is something one uses, not
something one has, then that person could use it to accomplish virtually any goal he or she
Some people us language to describe the lives they lead, and other people use language to
create the lives they lead.
Whatever goal you want to reach, you can reach it ten times faster if you are happy.
People whose repeated self-told stories cast themselves as victims continuously use the
language of obligation. There are so many things they "should" do and "have to" do.
Reinvented people convert to the language of intention. They do things because they intend
to... because they want to... because they choose to. This is more powerful because it is
closer to the truth. It is not a sugary affirmation.
Do it badly; do it slowly; do it fearfully; do it any way you have to, but do it.
Change your relationship to life - if you see life as something outside of you, pushing in on
you, then you will reveal that by saying things like, "That's life!" when things go wrong, or,
"Life is difficult" when you feel the need to sound disconsolate and wise. But when you
reconsider your relationship to life and change "life" from being outside pressing in to being
inside as a source of energy, everything gets fun again.
There are no optimistic or pessimistic personalities. There are only single, individual choices
for optimistic or pessimistic thoughts.
Optimism is courageous and tough-minded. Pessimism is a weak little tantrum. Optimism
fearlessly opens the mind to possible solutions. Pessimism is the attitude that closes the
Help me to believe the truth about myself, no matter how beautiful it may be.
Taking ownership is the highest form of focus: It is a willingness to bring everything you've
got to the situation. To live in the now. When you do that, your spirit wakes up to join you in
Losing is not the same as being defeated.
What I needed to learn was the proactive use of my imagination. And once I'd learned that
skill, the first task was to begin imagining the vision of who I wanted to be.