2 Spare Minutes

What motivates you?

What gets you going when nothing else will?

Create a bookmarks folder on your browser and name it Motivation. Then save anything that inspires you to the folder, so you will have a wealth of motivation at your fingertips.

See our favorites below. And let us know your favorites! Email them to dan@2spareminutes.com.

Need a great quote? Check out our quotes page. Find one that resonates with you and ponder on it.

Want an inspiring video? Check out one of our favorites, Weightless.

  • Be Prepared! For a day filled with distractions

    Begin each day by telling yourself: Today I shall be meeting with interference, ingratitude, insolence, disloyalty, ill-will, and selfishness… – Marcus Aurelius
    Know that these things will come today. Have a plan to deal with them so they don’t sabotage your […]

  • Tim Ferriss’ 17 Questions that Changed my Life

    If you haven’t heard of Tim Ferriss you need to. He has interviewed everyone, in all areas of life and on all topics. He has some fantastic books out (see below for three) that contain thousands of useful tidbits.
    I put […]

  • Call someone who needs it

    Feeling down?

    Make a list of 5 people who would drop whatever they are doing, right now, to take your call.
    Why don’t you call one of them? No need to tell them why, just that you thought of them and want […]

  • Live each day as if it was your last

    Top 37 things dying people say they would do if they had another chance at life.
    Travel more. Get out of a bad relationship. Wear sunscreen. Don’t sacrifice your dreams for those of others. Stop caring about what other people think.
    And […]

  • Weightless

    Inspiring video! https://vimeo.com/244432193

  • Thank you

    Track how many times you say ‘thank you’ over the next 5 days. Put a reminder in your phone for 5 days from now, and keep track.