Tony Fahkry's Blog Entries

  • Why Magic Happens When You Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

    Why Its Never Smooth Sailing Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new ~ ?Brian Tracy  When we take responsibility for our life, serendipitous events unfold and lead us to awaken our...
  • 4 Essential Ways to Simplify Your Life Right Now

    Happiness Requires The Least Effort Truth is ever to be found in the simplicity, and not in the multiplicity and confusion of things. ~ Isaac Newton In this period of information overload, there’s never been a better time to simplify life. The struggle of modern existence can lead to inn...
  • Even During the Most Difficult Moments, You Still Have Choice

    You Will Be Shown The Way When You Stop Resisting I believe that we are solely responsible for our choices, and we have to accept the consequencesof every deed, word, and thought throughout our lifetime~ Elisabeth Kubler-Ross Even throughout the darkest periods of our life, we still have choices. ...
  • How To Believe In The Power Of Infinite Possibilities

    Life Can Change When We Least Expect It “As you become comfortable with uncertainty, infinite possibilities open up in your life. It means fear is no longer a dominant factor in what you do and no longer prevents you from taking action to initiate change.”—Eckhart Tolle Warning! ...
  • Appreciate Yourself First and the World Will Too

    Decide What Constitutes Success I celebrate myself, and sing myself, and what I assume you shall assume, for every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you ~ Walt Whitman It was Jiddu Krishnamurti, regarded as one of the greatest thinkers and religious teachers of all time who once wro...
  • If You're Willing to Handle The Setbacks, You'll be OK

    The Bigger The Goal, The Greater The Setbacks Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm ~ Winston Churchill The scale of your setbacks matters little, as long as you continue taking action towards your goals. How does this idea appeal to you? Are you willing ...
  • These are the 3 Secrets to Stay Motivated and Reach Your Goals

    We must have a pure, honest, and warm-hearted motivation, and on top of that, determination, optimism, hope, and the ability not to be discouraged. The whole of humanity depends on this motivation. ~ The 14th Dalai Lama What does motivation represent to you? How do you motivate yourse...
  • Your Goals are Not Promises but Commitments Towards Achievement

    We Ought To Remain Open To Where Life Is Leading Us The real value of setting goals is not the recognition or reward, it’s the person we become by finding the discipline, courage, and commitment to achieve them ~ Anonymous There are no assurances of accomplishing our goals sinc...
  • Why You Shouldn't Hold On To Problems

    “Happiness is not the absence of problems, it’s the ability to deal with them.” – Steve Maraboli A teacher began his class by holding up a small packet of flour. He held it up for all these students to see and asked them, “How much do you think this flour weighs?&rdquo...
  • If You Want to Live Without Fear, Trust in Every Outcome

    I’ve come to trust not that events will always unfold exactly as I want, but that I will be fine either way. The challenges we face in life are always lessons that serve our soul’s growth. ~ Marianne Williamson I don’t know a single person who doesn’t have any fears, do ...
  • Don't Skip Over Chapters of Your Life When it's Painful

    “You don’t just have a story – you’re a story in the making, and you never know what the next chapter’s going to be. That’s what makes it exciting.”—Dan Millman Avoiding painful moments in life can cause suffering later when the pain resurfaces. I...
  • The Strongest Are Not Applauded For Their Growth, Yet Bloom

    “Talents are best nurtured in solitude, but character is best formed in the stormy billows of the world.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Who are you in your quietest moments when no one is looking? How do you feed your soul when you experience pain and heartache? A wildflower by...
  • How to Develop Amazing Confidence in All Aspects of Life

    Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. ~ Helen Keller Can You Feign Confidence? In order to develop amazing confidence in aspects of life, you’ll need to relinquish the need for control and allow life to lead you where it needs t...
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  • You are not What Happens to You, but You are How You Respond

    I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. ~ Stephen Covey You are not what happens to you but it is how you respond to it that shapes your future. Listen, we’ve all had bad things happen, some more than others, yet that doesn’t diminish the events of th...
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  • How to Love Yourself Through the Difficult Times

    “There are days I drop words of comfort on myself like falling leaves and remember that it is enough to be taken care of by myself.” –Brian Andreas The way we treat ourselves in difficult moments says a lot about who we are. It’s easy to be on top of the world when thing...
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  • Why your Deepest Feelings Have a Way of Revealing Themselves

    “Just because you can’t express your feelings it doesn’t mean they’re not deep.” ? John Fowles When did you last get in touch with your deepest feelings without the chaos of life dictating you? We seldom notice our deepest feelings when we’re consum...
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  • Celebrate Yourself First Before You are Appreciated

    Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Decide What Constitutes Success I celebrate myself, and sing myself, and what I assume you shall assume, for every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you ~ Walt Whitman It was Jiddu Krishnamurti, regarded as one of the greatest thinkers and religiou...
  • The Story Of Your Life Is A Narrative. Write and Edit It Often

    Vow To Live Passionately Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us ~ Helen Keller I have a question for you. This is important because I believe how you answer this question could change the balance of your life: When the time comes to lea...
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  • 8 Secrets Healthy People Live by that Will Work for You Too

    Today’s contributor post is brought to by Sarah Cummings from The Sleep Advisor I’m sure you’ve seen those interviews with 100-year-olds pop up every now and again. Asked what the secret of their longevity is, the wrinkly legends will inevitably swear by some weird and wonde...
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  • You Are Not Defined By Your Past

    Are You Aware Of Your Conscious Motives? By seeking and blundering we learn ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Do you ruminate about the past with regret? Do you think about wanting to change the past? Welcome to life where many people have similar regrets whether they are tied to intimate relatio...
  • Hard Work and a Little Faith Can Break any Mountain

    Become a Greater Version of Yourself Successful people are not gifted; they just work hard, then succeed on purpose ~ G. K. Nelson Let’s get straight to the point as I want to speak from the heart. Sometimes, a goal or dream may seem insurmountable from where you stand. I know wha...
  • Life Is Like A Big Play: The Role You Resist Is The One You Act

    Acting Out Unconscious Beliefs All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Life is a big play with no rehearsals other than the main act in which you are the star attraction, director and producer. This is to your benefit because you are given the...
  • An Identity Crisis Is Vital For Your Growth

    Internal Conflict Triggered By Chaos Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. It is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self, so therefore, trust the physician and drink his remedy in silence and tranquillity ~ Kahlil Gibran It wa...
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  • Life Doesn't Happen to You, it Happens Irrespective of You

    Laying The Foundations For Something Greater An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. When you’re faced with a problem, it may seem the circumstances ...
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  • We All Should Love and Be Loved Without An Agenda

    Heal And Transform Your Childhood Wounds It is not good to try to cram our ideas down the throats of others. People grow in their own way, in their own time. Love is a feeling of wellbeing for other person ~ Ashok Gulla  People grow into the finest version of themselves when the...
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  • What is the Key to Overcome Short Term Setbacks?

    Life Should Be Measured In Its Entirety Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson To dwell on your setbacks instead of playing the long game in life can be significant to your emotional wellbeing. Obstacles are real while the future is promised to no one. Disappo...
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  • Why People Treat You the Way You Treat Yourself

    Find Peace Within Yourself How people treat you is their karma; how you react is yours ~ Wayne Dyer Your relationship with yourself is the most important one you will ever foster in your life. I don’t mean to underscore other relationships, yet it all starts and ends with you. Everyone...
  • 7 Ways to Make Your Passions Serve Your Highest Potential

    Does It Serve Your Highest Potential? Let the beauty of what you love be what you do ~ Rumi What ignites your passion? When do you feel engaged in the present moment? For many, being absorbed in their favourite hobby, sport or past-time comes to mind. You might recite the countless hour...
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