Having A Positive Attitude Changes Everything Regardless Of The Circumstances

Having a negative attitude literally destroys you from the inside out. Having a positive attitude is the only way you will be able to achieve anything.

If your mind is fostering negative thoughts and emotions then it will seem like your life is spiraling out of control. You will begin to become depressed and you will find that your motivation for anything is out the window. Continue reading Having A Positive Attitude Changes Everything Regardless Of The Circumstances

Why Your Belief Is More Important Than Your Why

Do you really have belief in yourself ? If I had a dollar every time I heard someone say that you need to have a strong why in order to be successful in business and in life I would be Rockefeller rich. The reason I say this is because everyone on some level has a “why”.

A lot of people have a very good reason why they should be eating healthier . Lot’s of folks have really good reasons why they want to make more money in their life. Continue reading Why Your Belief Is More Important Than Your Why

Masterminding In Washington DC – Working With The Law Of Attraction Principles

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Building businesses online can be tricky. It’s important to find like minded people to work with. Before I got involved with online marketing I didn’t know what attraction marketing was, I didn’t even know it existed.

If I would have known that ultimately we really do shape our destiny I would have focused more on them when I was younger.

I guess on some level I always have been using the laws of attraction.

For example: I wanted to teach martial arts so I attracted that into my life.



My point here is that the law of attraction does exist. While hanging out at the Washington DC Empower Network event and masterminding with my friends I realized that we are always shaping our lives the way we want it.

Understanding this creates raw power in your life if you choose to take hold of it.


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Weekend Thought: In A Moment Everything Can Turn Upside Down

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I was just thinking back on a very tragic experience I had in my life. It got me wondering how quickly life can be turned upside down and how precious life really is. More often than not we tend to live moment by moment day by day.

Because of this we forget to stop and really take in the experience. Every moment could be your last moment. The fact is you never know. Stop what your doing right now go outside feel the sun beating down on your face. Call someone you love and let them know that you love them.


I am a parent myself. I have been fortunate in my life to be able to be a stay at home dad. I have been blessed to have the opportunity to be with my kids. I built my martial arts school next to my house 10 years ago. I know this because I have this etched into the concrete in the front of my school.

Larry Rivera


That is my oldest daughters hand prints from when she was 1 years old. I look at my daughter today and can’t believe she is already 10. It really does feel like yesterday that I was changing her diapers and singing to her in her crib. In another blink of an eye she is going to be leaving my house and moving on to adulthood.

Right now she is a messy 10 year old girl who is carefree and enjoys her life.

I understand from first hand experience how difficult it can be to get your baby to sleep. How demanding they are as toddlers you have to have a constant eye on them all the time. And sometimes you will feel absolutely exhausted. When your feeling helpless, weary and snappy stop yourself and tell yourself you experiencing something that will be gone in a flash.

Looking back on my experience with my own 2 children I wouldn’t trade a moment of that time. My children have given me more than I could ever give them. Because of them I have a life.

Having children has taught me the real meaning of living a self less life. It has showed me what unconditional love really means.

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I am not a poet, nor am I some kind of prolific writer. I am just sharing with you some wisdom I have learned in the 37 years I have been on this planet. Life has been roller coaster with highs and lows and sometimes curves and loop de loops.

I have lost friends and family in a moment. I have lost the opportunity to say good bye to people I loved and cared for. I have missed so much in my life that I can never get back. Every moment you are alive take that moment stop and embrace it for all it’s worth.

It may be your last moment or maybe it may be the last time you see someone and never got a chance to say how you really feel. Take every moment as an opportunity to express yourself to the fullest.

A good friend of mine likes to say you have a choice to make today a good day or a bad day. It’s always your choice.

Choose to make today a good day. 


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What Are You Expecting In Your Life?


Here is an interesting thought…

What are you expecting in your life? How do you measure happiness? Some folks say they are happy when clearly they are not. And there are others who say they are not happy when clearly they are. Some people are happiest when they are miserable.

Sounds confusing doesn’t it?

The real question I suppose is how did we get to where we are at?

I wanna share a story with you today that I haven’t ever shared with anyone before. Maybe it’s because I got done talking to a friend who is going through marital problems and it made me remember the story…

So here’s my story I guess I will title it:

You Git What You Got Because You Asked For It

One spring Sunday afternoon I was talking to my old pastor. I remember being sad that day because I just found out he was leaving to get treatment for his illness. He said “Larry god is good all the time” to which I replied, I agree.

He said, when I was younger I hung out with the wrong crowd and I did all the wrong things. Later when it caught up with me I ended up in jail and it was in jail where I was saved.  He said Larry god is good everyday. He gave me this congregation, he blessed my family. My children are good children, my wife is a good wife….

He said there are some days he forgets about his past. He said though his past has finally caught up with him.

You see, due to his lifestyle when he was younger he contracted Hepatitis C. Now later in life it has come back to haunt him. This conversation I had with him happened 9 years ago when my oldest daughter was an infant.

..His words and the way he said his words has stuck with me ever since

He said again… God is good, all the time. He is so good in fact he can’t go against his own laws.  He said to me it doesn’t really matter what man thinks, if they believe in god or not. But god’s reality is all around us even in non – believers, even if they choose not to see it.

I said what is that reality pastor?

He said, gods time line isn’t like ours. Our time here on this planet is short. It’s barely a blink of his eye. We reap what we sow. Even if we change our ways we reap what we sow and there is no way around it.

He said so yes I have been forgiven for what I have done in the past. But I still sowed the seeds. I still have to pay the price for what I have done. I am the pastor of this church and god has blessed this church. He worked through me, I know this.. But now it’s time to pay for what I have done.

He said it’s okay because I know where I am going and I can’t wait to get there, but the journey is a hard one. If I have any advice to give you it’s just this…

Always remember for every action their is a equal reaction, cause and effect is always at work… And I promise you, you will always reap what you sow.. So start sowing good seed now… You can never sow enough good seed…..

…My friends,

What you do does matter. How you act does matter. The decisions you make today will effect your tomorrow, next week, next month, next year and probably the rest of your life. You may not even realize that what you did 20 years ago is effecting you today.

So today’s story is a warning…

Guard your thoughts, safe guard your mind. Only bring into your life things that lift you up and make you better. If something is destroying you, get it out of you asap!

Think before you act…

That’s all for now, talk to you soon!


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