Alan Cohen is the author of 22 popular inspirational books and CDs, including the best-selling The Dragan Doesn't Live Here Anymore. He lives in Hawaii.
Born: 28 February 1950 (age 67 years)
Keep memories of insult on a short leash, and memories of blessing on a long one.
Anything you believe you have to do or become before you can be free is a denial and distraction from the truth that you are already free.
Truly creative people care little about what they have done, and a lot about what they are doing.
Waiting does not exist in the experience of those who recognize the presence of love wherever they are.
The more you recognize the immense good within you, the more you magnetize immense around you.
Preparing to live your dream is postponing it. You are either living it, or not.
View the past as your enemy, and it will be an albatross. View it as your friend, and it will give you wings.
To make the world a better place, see the world as a better place.
There are two kinds of people in the world: those who make excuses and those who get results. An excuse person will find any excuse for why a job was not done, and a results person will find any reason why it can be done. Be a creator, not a reactor.
You have the power to take away someone's happiness by refusing to forgive. That someone is you.
There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither.
When you learn to say yes to yourself, you will be able to say no to others, with love.