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.

  • Are you using Your 2 Spare Minutes wisely?

    Hey! Yeah you! I’ve seen you on this website for a while now.
    While this site is a great tool for you when you have those spare minutes, have you thought about planning ahead? So that when you find yourself with […]

  • Weightless

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

  • 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 […]

  • Colonel Sanders and KFC

    Colonel Sanders started KFC at age 66
    At age 66 Harlan (Colonel) Sanders had been a fairly successful small businessman, but due to unfortunate events was flat broke with only his social security income to live on. That’s when he started […]

  • How to have Grit, from a SEAL platoon commander

    How to have Grit, from a SEAL platoon commander
    1. Purpose and meaning. It’s easier to be persistent when what we’re doing is tied to something personally meaningful.
    2. Make it a game. It’s the best way to stay in a competitive […]

  • 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 […]