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Morning Coffee Thoughts

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Every morning, we gather here to contemplate, plan, soak up inspiration, harvest motivation, and get jacked up on coffee and confidence for a day of kicking ass.

ALWAYS SAY GOOD MORNING TO YOUR HATERS. KILL THEM WITH KINDNESS. THAT’S A FREE LESSON FROM THE COLOR CHANGING LIZARD. DID YOU PUT MONDAY IN A CHOKEHOLD AND MAKE IT TAP OUT? GOOD — NOW IT’S ON TO THE NEXT ONE. TUESDAY IS AT THE PLATE. TIME TO BRING THE HEAT. NOTHING BUT FASTBALLS ALL DAY. STRIKE THIS MOTHERFUCKER OUT.

PREPARE YOUR MIND WITH SOME WORDS OF WISDOM FROM THE LATE GREAT ROBIN WILLIAMS.

Carpe diem. Seize the day. Such a simple yet effective strategy. If you live every day with passion, give every challenge you face your utmost attention and effort, and take not for granted a single experience you’re blessed with during your tenure on this earth, then when it’s time for you to kick the bucket, you’ll be ready. You’ll have nothing to fear, because you’ll know you did everything you could. Zero regrets. That’s the goal in life. Sometimes it can feel like that it’s impossible to truly live with zero regrets. Maybe it is. Nothing worth doing is easy. But that doesn’t mean you don’t try.

Try to leave this day with no regrets. And we’re not talking about the regret you feel when you get out-ordered at lunch. We’re talking about the regret you feel when you chicken out and don’t talk to the girl. When you don’t bet on yourself. When you don’t go to the gym after work, even though you were supposed to, because you’re tired. When you know you could get that promotion if you worked extra hours for the next few months, but you’re really into a new Netflix show. Never let yourself deserve that kind of regret, and you’ll die happy and fulfilled. Simple enough, right?

Don’t be a pussy.

What’s on your schedule this morning? What are you going to conquer today? Let us know in the comments section below. Positivity only. Build the energy. Come correct or don’t come at all.

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Ross Bolen

Ross Bolen is a New York Times Bestselling author, co-host of the Oysters, Clams & Cockles podcast, co-host of the Back Door Cover podcast, perpetually disappointed Rockets fan, Astros fan, and Texans fan who attended the 2017 Masters.

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