How to Never Give Up Again

Have you ever known someone who made up their mind to finally get going on a big project, goal, or dream, but shortly after starting, they quit?

How to Never Give Up Motivation Journal

You know the scenario, the one where that friend of yours gets started on a pursuit with massive zeal.  But then you learn that just a few months into their endeavor, they lose all their steam, and give up their dream. The scenario where everything seemed to be going well for them, like their success was just around the corner, but then, they gave up too soon.

5 Ways to Harness The Power of Self-Discipline and Live Like a Champion

There was once a great champion of a wrestler who would stand on the top of the ropes and say, “Do you smellllllllllllllll what’ the ROCK is cooking?!!”

Harness The Power of Self-Discipline and Live Like a Champion

After saying this, the crowd would go wild.  They would go bananas, they’d go crazy!

But the ROCK is no more, and this isn’t wrestling. Now, there is a great champion of motivation who says, “Do you smellllllllllllll what The STRIVE is cooking?!!”

The Year of The STRIVE

It was just over a year ago, when this site was first willed into the world.  What started out as a self-improvement site, quickly morphed into the virtual nudge you’ve come to know.

There were many struggles over the past year, even a brief identity crisis, but much was learned along the way. Certainly, the year was not all sunshine and rainbows, but, all in all, it was a success.

Motivation in a Box

Special Announcement (Updated)

The STRIVE’s newest creation will be making its grand appearance very soon.  In fact, this Friday is THE day when she’ll be released unto the world.

Motivation in a Box

Like a new baby, I am announcing the arrival of this new pride and joy. To learn more about The STRIVE’s newest arrival, keep reading.

Gorilla Warfare: Tips and Tactics For Those Aspiring to Become a Digital Nomad – Dan Western

In this episode, Digital Nomad and New Media Maverick, Dan Western, shares valuable insights for anyone who has ever wanted to become a digital nomad.

Become a Digital Nomad

Have you ever wanted to know how to become a digital nomad?  Or what starting a successful online media brand typically looks like?  If so, then this episode is for you, as Dan Western, the founder of, gives us some great behind-the-scenes insights on what it takes to start and run an online media company.

Best Motivational and Inspirational Movies For Entrepreneurs, Authors, and Artists

The handful of movies that have the potential to inspire and motivate you the most.

Best Motivational and Inspirational Movies

These movies are must-watch movies.  Motivational Movies that we should all make it a priority to watch every now and again… if only to breathe new life into our endeavors.

Why Music is Your “ON” Switch for Productivity

Music has a direct line to your emotions. Who needs heroin or cocaine when you can just take it in the ears? As impactful as any drug, music can have an immediate effect on how you feel.

Music and productivity

In an instant, the right song can trigger emotions that either energize or depress you. In this article, you’re going to learn how music can help you push through adversity, recuperate from stress, and be more productive.

Up Your Intensity, Elevate Your Life

The Strive's Official High Intensity Gym Playlist

The strive to create an extraordinary life is a full contact sport.  There is no easy option when it comes to the struggle related to creating a life we can be proud of.

Elevate Your Life

Use the resources in this post to up your intensity and elevate your life, so you can better weather life’s storms.

50 Power Quotes to Help You Go For Your Dreams

Imagine a world, where people weren’t afraid to go for their dreams.  A world where people didn’t feel stuck, hopeless, or forced into a life they know in their bones they shouldn’t be living.

Review this curated list of power quotes if you are looking for a little nudge to help you follow your heart and go for your dreams.