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The One Assignment I Did NOT Want


Monday, December 12, 2022


Ray Edwards

I had big dreams 10 years ago. And they were all coming true. Until the one day everything in my life fell apart… and I had to face a chilling reality.

Watch the video below for the whole story.

[00:10] – Welcome
[00:32] – Anniversary
[01:03] – My updated beliefs (10 years later)
[03:31] – Be a Rational Optimist. “I don’t believe the best will alway happen. But I do work to make the best of whatever does.”
[04:12] – Consciously choose a philosophy of life, and live in a state of non-contradiction.
[05:06] – Take 100% responsibility for everything in your life.
[05:52] – Be well even when you’re not.
[07:11] – Pursue growth and contribution.
[08:19] – Trade your expectations for appreciation.
[11:37] – Build daily rituals to control your focus, physiology, and neurology.
[13:34] – Do your best to stay awake.
[14:27] – Live from your future to your present.
[15:57] – Ask better questions.
[18:28] – “Whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable–if anything is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things.” (PHILIPPIANS 4:8)


Ray Edwards

Ray Edwards is a world-renowned copywriter and communications strategist, writing for some of the most powerful voices in leadership and business including New York Times bestselling authors Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen (Chicken Soup for the Soul) and Tony Robbins. Ray is a sought-after speaker and author, hosts a popular weekly podcast, and blogs at


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