Huge distinction… set your vibe not your mind

Far too much importance has been placed upon mindset. Attempting to create your mindset will drive you crazy because you’ll always be in-reaction to the negative turns and twists the mind naturally takes. You’ll be at war with your own mind… a terrible place to be. You want your mind working for you, not against […]

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๐Ÿ—“๏ธ August 4, 2019

2 steps to set the stage for creativity

Creativity doesn’t happen by magic. There is no such thing as ‘creative people’ and non-creative people. Creativity happens from setting the stage. It can’t be forced. It can only be cultivated. Once the stage is properly set, it happens. It flows. How do you set the stage? There are 2 simple steps. That’s it. The […]

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๐Ÿ—“๏ธ July 13, 2019

Desire is the default

There is no need to pump up your desire. Vision boards, visualizations, meditations, and incessant thinking about ‘what you want’ is a total waste of energy. Because desire is the default. You already know what you want. But you have limitations blocking you. Getting your limitations out of the way is the daily effort. That […]

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๐Ÿ—“๏ธ July 12, 2019

Making friends with the moment

When you’re friends with the moment, the moment is friends with you. When you love life, life loves you back. When you reject the moment, the moment rejects you. When you hate life, life hates you. Whatever you’re putting out, is what comes back. Life is a mirror. It reflects however you are. The daily […]

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๐Ÿ—“๏ธ July 4, 2019

Pro-tip… stop trying to wrap your mind around life

When you attempt to wrap your mind around what life is, you stop experiencing it for what it actually is. The human tendency, especially for โ€œsmartโ€ people, is to build philosophies and beliefs in an erroneous attempt to โ€œfigure it out.โ€ You desperately want a conclusion, a nicely worded aphorism, that concludes “Life is….. THIS!” […]

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๐Ÿ—“๏ธ June 21, 2019

There are 3 types of suffering and you can overcome them

There are 3 types of suffering. It took me years to realize this. For most of my life I would consistently get caught up in cycles of suffering. I couldn’t understand what was causing it. Sometimes it would get so bad I wanted life to end. Suicidal ideation began in 8th grade and continued periodically […]

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๐Ÿ—“๏ธ June 20, 2019

About Untroubled & Strong

Hello there. I’m Sam Lloyd. Untroubled & Strong is my brain child that has emerged out of a long and complicated journey of personal development. Let’s take a quick trip down memory lane so you can see what I mean… I was raised in a micro-sized town in the middle of nowhere. Growing up I […]

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๐Ÿ—“๏ธ June 17, 2019