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Personal Development Blog by Sam Lloyd | The Sam Effect

Inspiring Quotes

Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid. … finish reading

The world is but a canvas to the imagination. … finish reading

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Be Careful: This One Thing is Controlling Your Life More Than Anything Else


What is the one thing? Your identity. Everything you do or don't do in life is stemming from your identity (which is nothing but a set of beliefs about who you are, and what you're about). Your identity is controlling your actions and therefore your life whether you realize it or not. And get this, remaining consistent with our identity has been determined to be the strongest force within our psyche. It controls you. It controls me. Unfortunately, most people wound up with their … [Read More...]

The Pain of Discipline or the Pain of Regret, Take Your Pick


As far as developing and changing your body, this is one of my favorite quotes. It eximplifies the truth; when you're trying to change your body, whether it's gaining muscle, or losing fat there is going to be pain involved. I don't care what anyone says, it's going to hurt. Sacrifices will have to be made. There aren't any short cuts and there are no ways around this. Cutting calories hurts. Cutting carbs is sacrifice. Lifting heavy-ass weights hurts. Running sprints hurts. However, what is … [Read More...]