Posts tagged "Happiness"

  I know how easy it is to play the victim when times are tough and it seems that your world has run out of saviors. It’s easy to blame outside circumstances for interfering with your plans and goals. There are a host of convenient scapegoats that are all too easy to give a role […]

  Back in my stand-up comedy days, I’ve known many comics who put their happiness on hold.  They had difficulty enjoying the process because they believed they wouldn’t be happy until they signed with HBO, got their own sitcom, or movie deal, or whatever it was they thought would make them happy.  I know, because […]

Allow me to let you in on a little secret. (No, it’s not Victoria’s Secret.   Victoria really doesn’t have a secret. Have you ever seen the merchandise in that store? It’s obvious the secret is pretty much revealed.) Are you ready? Here it is: Happiness is a choice, that’s it. It’s a little secret, right? […]

  Too many people start their day in a bad or low mood at best.   And what makes it worse is that they have no idea why. That is to say, people may not be conscious of the fact that they are focusing on what is broken and not what can be created from their […]

Make conscious choices to periodically step away from your job and shift your attention to neglected parts of yourself that are yearning to be expressed: – Steve Rizzo (That’s me) Sometimes we get so caught up in the daily drama of our jobs and become so determined to get what we think we want, that […]

I’m about to give you a golden nugget of information that can change your life forever. Are you ready? Here it is. The key to staying motivated throughout the day, is to make sure that you are feeling good during the process of whatever you are trying to achieve. That’s it!  That’s all you need […]

I would like to get something off my chest.  As many of you know, I am a Funny Motivational Speaker and my mission is to show people in business and in life how to be happy and successful, regardless of what their circumstances are.  Let me make this perfectly clear!  I am in no way […]

Allow me to let you in on a little secret. (No, it’s not Victoria’s Secret. Victoria really doesn’t have a secret. Have you ever seen the merchandise in that store?  It’s obvious the secret is pretty much revealed.) Are you ready? Here it is: Happiness is a choice, that’s it.  It’s a little secret, right? But, a great one. Happiness […]

Webster’s Dictionary defines success as follows. 1. The favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors.  2. The attainment of wealth, position, honors, or the like.  I think it’s amazing that the words “happy” or “happiness “or “joy” are not included in the definition of the word “success.” Unfortunately, our conventional definition of success is […]

As you may know I often speak to groups on how to shift their focus and way of thinking so they can live a happier existence, regardless of their circumstances. We are all aware that there are people on this planet who live in horrific conditions and experience oppression of all kinds.  To suggest to […]