Episodes
Listen to episode 595 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: Connecting to the Life Changing Power Within You. Edited and adapted from You Can, But Will You? By Orison Swett Marden. Inspirational Podcast Excerpt: Emerson says that we are weak when we look for help outside of ourselves; that it is only as we throw ourselves unhesitatingly on our thoughts that we instantly right ourselves, stand erect and work miracles. In other words, you will never do the biggest thing possible to you while you...
Published 07/22/21
Listen to episode 594 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: Self-Respect for a Life of Happiness. Edited and adapted from You Can, But Will You? By Orison Swett Marden. Inspirational Podcast Excerpt: At the very outset of your professional life, you can make no better resolution than that, whatever happens, you will stand well with yourself, that you will never forfeit your self-respect, never besmirch your honor by perverting your divine nature to do mean, low, dishonorable things. If you...
Published 07/20/21
I would like to share with you today the 2nd variation of our popular Affirmations Sleep Meditation. Previously I shared with you the Ocean Sounds version. This 2nd version features our life changing affirmations spoken over a continuous stream of gently falling rain and rolling thunder. This recording will relax your mind to encourage a deep, restful sleep, and help create instructive dreams to solve problems, inspire new actions, and build a positive mindset. The 50 affirmations included in...
Published 07/17/21
Listen to episode 593 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: Avoiding Detours on Your Road to Success. Edited and adapted from C’mon Up by Franklin Fillmore Farrington. Inspirational Podcast Excerpt: Nobody who drives a car enjoys seeing the sign “Detour” — for it means the long and hard way. For some reason, the straight, smooth road has been closed, and we are asked to go out of our way and endure the consequences. The person who lives an overly emotional life is constantly making detours,...
Published 07/15/21
Listen to episode 592 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: The Power of Letting Go | Live NOW. Edited and adapted from C’mon Up by Franklin Fillmore Farrington. Inspirational Podcast Excerpt: Worry is the bugaboo of life! You have not yet lived unless you have learned to neutralize the acid thoughts of fear and anxiety. Sooner or later, mental unrest manifests itself physically, mentally, and financially. The old saying, “When about to let go, hold on,” should be revised to say, “When about...
Published 07/13/21
Listen to episode 591 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: The Power of the Subconscious Mind. Edited and adapted from Success Psychology by Coleman Hall Bush. Inspirational Podcast Excerpt: The conscious mind has the important duty of being the thinker for the other departments of our mind. It acts as the adviser and master suggestor for our sub-conscious mind, and the sub-conscious ALWAYS receives these suggestions from our conscious mind, whether we know it or not, and it has a...
Published 07/08/21
Listen to episode 590 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: You Were Made for Greatness. Edited and adapted from The Cause of Failure and How to Overcome It by Thomas Z. Davis. *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : There is no bigger shirker than the person who never does anything to help answer their own prayers. Opportunity is the gate that points to the way of success. If we would win the race of life that leads to the way of success, we must open the gate of opportunity ourselves. If the gate...
Published 07/06/21
Listen to episode 589 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: How to Use Your Time & Money | Success Podcasts. Edited and adapted from Gaining the Round Above, a Guide to Personal Efficiency, by Gustavus S. Kimball. *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : A wise philosopher once said, “Time is the stuff that life is made of.” Many people waste a great deal of time on trivialities, instead of putting their work where it will matter. When Drexillius was asked by a friend how he managed to...
Published 07/01/21
Listen to episode 588 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: Driving Ambition | Hitch Your Wagon to a Star. Edited and adapted from Gaining the Round Above, a Guide to Personal Efficiency, by Gustavus S. Kimball. *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : Many of the circumstances of our lives we cannot change, but it IS up to us how we respond to them. Let it be understood at the start, that the patient conquest of difficulties in business and enterprise is not only essential in securing the success...
Published 06/29/21
Listen to a sample episode of Our Sunday Talks, an exclusive series for the patrons of the Inspirational Living podcast. This series has over 175 episodes, and deals with topics related to spirituality. Gain access to more episodes (ad-free) by becoming our patron for as little as $3 a month. Learn about the other benefits our patrons receive by going to https://livinghour.org/patron. *Podcast Excerpt* : The richest person is the one who deserves the most friends. Wealth is a matter of the...
Published 06/27/21
Listen to episode 587 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: The Power of Suggestion | Authoring Your Destiny. Edited and adapted from Leadership by George H. Knox. *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast. If you or someone you know would like quit smoking or drinking, my break free meditations can help. To learn more please visit LivingHour.org/breakfree ( https://livinghour.org/breakfree ). Today’s reading was edited and adapted from Leadership by George...
Published 06/24/21
Listen to episode 586 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: Being a Leader in Every Day Life. Edited and adapted from Leadership by George H. Knox. *Motivational Podcast Excerpt* : There are some things in life that one needs to forget. And if we could forget, forgiving would be easy. To be able to forget slights and wrongs inflicted by others is a greater asset than to have a good memory. So, forget and forgive, and obliterate forever all the rankling animosities of the past. It will give...
Published 06/22/21
Listen to episode 585 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: You Have the Talent to Do Great Things. Edited and adapted from Leadership by George H. Knox. *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : The tadpole becomes a frog or toad — something of more importance than a tadpole. The caterpillar becomes a butterfly. But the brightest child may live a hundred years, and never become a genuine woman or man — a true individual. In becoming your true self there is more to do than finding enough to eat and...
Published 06/17/21
Listen to episode 584 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: The Power of the Mind & How to Use It. Edited and adapted from Leadership by George H. Knox. I *nspirational Podcast Excerpt* :The mind is the key to power and the source of all power — the open door to fame and immortality. The mind is also the greatest factor in the development of personality. It is the one power, and the only power, that dominates and controls you. It is the one indestructible agency that survives time. It...
Published 06/15/21
Listen to episode 583 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: The Mindset to Win Life’s Battles. Edited and adapted from How to Lick Our Fears by David V. Bush. *Motivation Podcast Excerpt* : Not many people believe in witches and goblins anymore, but plenty of us have, through fear, worry, and shyness, conjured up numerous devils to beset our road, to rob us of our happiness, and sink us into the rut of despair. Borrowed troubles, magnified worries, these are the modern devils which camp on...
Published 06/10/21
Listen to episode 582 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: How to Overcome Your Fears. Edited and adapted from How to Lick Our Fears by David V. Bush. *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast, as special thank you to our new monthly patrons, Judith Ogedegbe, Jeri Neathery, and Andy Graham. Learn how you can become a patron for as little as $3 a month, to receive ad-free podcasts, full transcripts, and more, by visiting LivingHour.org/patron (...
Published 06/08/21
Listen to episode 581 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: The Key to Health, Happiness, and Prosperity. Edited and adapted from The Ideal Made Real by Christian D. Larson. Protect the online privacy of your entire family. Take advantage of our sponsor NordVPN's special offer for our listeners by visiting: https://nordvpn.com/inspirationalliving *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : Talk happiness. When things look dark, talk happiness. When things look bright, talk more happiness. When others...
Published 06/03/21
Listen to episode 580 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: Inspirational Thoughts for Every-day Life. Edited and adapted from the work of Maltbie Davenport Babcock. *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast. A special thank you to our newest patron Jackie Cochran. Jackie now has access to ad-free podcasts, full transcripts, and our entire archive of over 550 podcasts. You can too, by visiting LivingHour.org/patron ( https://livinghour.org/patron...
Published 06/01/21
Listen to episode 579 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: Living a Joyful & Productive Life. Edited and adapted from The Ideal Made Real by Christian D. Larson. Visit today's sponsor Headspace, the easy-to-use meditation app whose benefits are backed by 25 published studies and over 600K five star reviews. Go to Headspace.com/happiness ( https://headspace.com/happiness ) for a free 1 month trial. *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : Live in a cheerful world, even if you have to create...
Published 05/27/21
Listen to episode 578 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: The Quality that Makes or Breaks You. Edited and adapted from The Making of the Man by Edward Ward Carmack. *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : The subject of my talk today isn’t the training of your intellectual faculties or the acquisition of knowledge. I would rather impress upon you that the strongest, most disciplined mind cannot of itself bring you honor or happiness, cannot make you a good and useful citizen, or entitle you to...
Published 05/25/21
Listen to episode 577 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: Turning a Mediocre Present into a Greater Future. Edited and adapted from The Ideal Made Real by Christian D. Larson. *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast. I special thanks to our newest monthly patron, Gary Smith. Become our patron for the cost of a cappuccino a month, and get access to ad free podcasts, full transcripts, and more. Go to livinghour.org/patron ( https://livinghour.org/patron )...
Published 05/20/21
Listen to episode 576 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: How to Get the Best from Your Life. Edited and adapted from The Ideal Made Real by Christian D. Larson. Protect the online privacy of your entire family. Take advantage of our sponsor NordVPN's special offer for our listeners by visiting: https://nordvpn.com/inspirationalliving *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : Give your best to the world, no matter how insignificant that best may be, and the world will invariably give its best to...
Published 05/18/21
Listen to episode 575 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: The Gift of Imagination | Living a Creative Life. Edited and adapted from Essays on Work and Culture by Hamilton Wright Mabie. Visit today's sponsor Headspace, the easy-to-use meditation app whose benefits are backed by 25 published studies and over 600K five star reviews. Go to Headspace.com/happiness ( https://headspace.com/happiness ) for a free 1 month trial. *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : The greatest gift given to human...
Published 05/13/21
Listen to episode 574 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: Become an Artist in Your Work & Life. Edited and adapted from Essays on Work and Culture by Hamilton Wright Mabie. *Inspirational Podcast Excerpt* : The person whose life is intelligently ordered is always preparing themselves for the highest demands of their work. They are not only doing their work with adequate skill from day to day, but always fitting themselves in advance for more exacting and difficult tasks. If you are to...
Published 05/11/21
Listen to episode 573 of the Inspirational Living Podcast: Climbing the Ladder of Purpose and Success. Edited and adapted from The Crown of Individuality by William George Jordan. *Success Podcast Excerpt* : Welcome to the Inspirational Living podcast. A special thank you to our newest monthly patron, Sandra Hopper. To learn how you can become our patron and get access to ad free episodes, full transcripts, and more, please visit LivingHour.org/patron ( https://livinghour.org/patron ). Thank...
Published 05/06/21