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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.

GOOD MORNING. ON THIS DAY WE BECOME LEGENDARY. EVERYTHING WE DREAMED OF. I KICKED MY TUESDAY OFF WITH A COLD BREW AND I’LL ADMIT IT WAS STRONGER THAN ANTICIPATED SO YEAH I’M FREAKING OUT A LITTLE. WHAT OF IT? JUST GOTTA HARNESS THAT CAFFEINE-INDUCED ANXIETY AND TURN IT INTO POSITIVE RESULTS. IT’S ALL ABOUT WILLPOWER.

FIRST, I HAVE TO COMMEND YOU PEOPLE FOR SHOWING UP EVERY SINGLE MORNING, COMING TOGETHER, AND HARNESSING THE POWER OF PGP. THE MORNING COFFEE THOUGHTS COMMENTS SECTION HAS BEEN ELECTRIC DAY IN AND DAY OUT. SHIT BRINGS A TEAR TO MY EYE WHEN I SEE ALL THE VIBES AND WAVE-RIDING GOING ON DOWN THERE. WE’RE ALL SURFING THIS OCEAN CALLED LIFE TOGETHER AND IT’S BEAUTIFUL. I PERSONALLY READ EVERY SINGLE THING THAT EVERY SINGLE ONE OF YOU HAS TO SAY BECAUSE IT GETS ME FIRED UP. YOU GET ME THROUGH MY DAY. YOU ARE THE GASOLINE IN MY ENGINE. THE ROCKET FUEL IN MY SPACE SHIP. THE TESTOSTERONE IN MY TESTICLES. SO BLESS YOU, FAM. BLESS YOU ALL. AND ON BEHALF OF US ALL HERE AT PGP, THANK YOU. WE HAVE THE BEST READERS IN THE WORLD. I WOULD TAKE A BULLET TO A NON-ESSENTIAL PART OF MY BODY FOR ANY OF YOU.

NOW, LET’S GET DOWN TO BRASS TACKS. TODAY WE’RE GOING TO TALK ABOUT HARNESSING THE POWER OF PIPE DREAMS.

Everyone needs a pipe dream. I only use the term “pipe dream” because it’s tight and gets the message across, but I’m not talking about an unattainable dream. For instance, at some point I want to own a 130-foot yacht and sail around the BVIs and Bahamas a few times a year just crushing champagne and caviar, laughing with my wife and throwing my kids off the top deck into the ocean. Is that unattainable? Hell nah. Is it unlikely? Well yeah, but this is my pipe dream — the one that I dig down deep for when I’m really in need of motivation to get out there and crack skulls. Not every goal you set needs to be small, short-term, or even realistic in the eyes of the doubters and haters that want to see you fail.

So think long and hard, and if you don’t have one already, get yourself a pipe dream. Make it real nice and lofty. Get all luxurious and extravagant and dream big.

LET’S GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

What’s on the schedule this morning? What are you going to conquer today? What’s the pipe dream you reach for when you need a little extra hot sauce on your burrito? 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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