The Ultimate Life Hack in 2 Sentences #92

“Success is never owned. Success is only rented, and the rent is due every day.”  

That quote is from my book Take the Stairs: 7 Steps to Achieving True Success and it hangs in my gym as a daily reminder.

(Or, more like a daily truth bomb.)

I love this rent axiom because it’s the ultimate life hack — you can apply it to any area of your life where you want massive transformation.

Today let’s walk through how to boost your physical, relational, professional, and spiritual health on the back of this quote.  

Physical Health: Pay the Fitness Rent Daily 

Want to be the picture of health?

Here’s the secret: great physical health is never owned.

It’s only rented, and the rent is due every day.

Health is a wild, sweaty, muscle-building journey that begins and ends with your daily choices.

It’s about taking the stairs (literally and metaphorically) to develop into the strong, healthy person you aspire to become.

Move that body, munch on something green, catch those Z’s, and guzzle water like you’re in the Sahara. 

Some folks think they can sprint to health by running a marathon or joining a gym for a month.

But true health is like brushing your teeth: do it daily or face the smelly consequences.

No one-time wonders here, my friends.

It’s all about that daily grind. 

Relational Health: Keep the Love Tank Full 

A great relationship is never owned.

It’s only rented, and the rent is due every day.

Whether it’s your boo, your BFF, or your business buddies, you’ve got to show up and pay the relational rent.

Consistency is key.

You can’t just be an awesome friend or partner once in a blue moon and expect things to stay peachy. 

And for all the lovebirds out there, listen up.

You’ve got a head start, but there are always others eyeing your special someone.

Keep that love tank full by giving compliments, appreciating, and serving your partner every day.

Make them feel like the rockstar they are.  

Business Health: Hustle for It  

A great business is never owned.

It’s only rented, and the rent is due every day.

Building a thriving business is like a game of Jenga.

You have to keep stacking the bricks, keep stacking those good decisions.

There are no shortcuts to the top.  

Make sure to hire good people, reward them well, keep the team spirit high, and lead through example by rolling up your sleeves and doing the work.  

Spiritual Health: Faith on Fleek 

Your faith is never owned.

It’s only rented, and the rent is due every day.

Strong faith comes from reading the Word, attending church, and surrounding yourself with fellow believers.

God doesn’t just love you on Sunday.

He loves you every day.

A strong faith is a daily commitment to understanding and loving God’s message.

It’s not a one-time baptism deal, it’s a daily mission.  

The Rent Is Due Every Day  

So there you have it.

Forget those quick-fix, overnight-success fairy tales.

Apply the rent axiom to all parts of your life.

Physical health, relationships, business success, and even your spiritual peace—it’s all about paying the rent.

Every single day.  


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