Figure Out What You Want

You can’t ask for what you want unless you know what it is. A lot of people don’t know what they want or they want much less than they deserve. First you have figure out what you want. Second, you have to decide that you deserve it. Third, you have to believe you can get it. And, fourth, you have to have the guts to ask for it. – Barbara De Angelis — If you read the articles on... read more


What you put into yourself in any way is what you get out.  Put in trash, receive trash.  Put in gold and… well you’ll probably have to take a visit to the emergency room, but you get the idea. – Thomas James — Okay, so I fudged the quote.  I wasn’t able to find anything famous quotes about, so I made one myself.  I will leave it up to the quotation guru’s of the... read more


You may have noticed I haven’t posted this week if you check IEvo fairly frequently.  How astute you are, dashing reader! In fact, I haven’t posted.  I’ve been rather busy getting married, and now that the deed is done I’m heading off to my honeymoon. What all of this means for you is that there won’t be much going on here until November.  As of November 1st we shall be... read more


If one is to rule, and to continue ruling, one must be able to dislocate the sense of reality. For the secret of rulership is to combine a belief in one’s own infallibility with the power to learn from past mistakes. – George Orwell — For you cunning literary types reading the articles here, you might have already heard about Doublethink, but for those who haven’t I shall provide... read more

There’s No End-Game to Success

Focus on the journey, not the destination.  Joy is found not in finishing an activity, but in doing it. – Greg Anderson — It occurred to me recently that most of us talk about success, money and indeed even life as if there is some grand destination at the end that all of humanity is racing towards. But… there isn’t. When you finally start making a success of working at what... read more

You Don’t Need to Exercise For Two Hours a Day…

Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical exercise save it and preserve it. – Plato — Ironically, personal development books, blogs, presentations, short stories, epic novels, stage shows, musicals and whatever other form personal-development comes in these days, don’t really focus on the entire spectrum of personal... read more

How to Become an Inverse Paranoid

I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy. – J. D. Salinger — I trust that you’re familiar with the concept of paranoia.  You know, always thinking that people are out to get you, worried about conspiricies that will end in your ultimate demise, that kind of thing. Breaking down paranoia to it’s most base element though, it is simply always... read more
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