The Wit & Wisdom of Forrest Gump

It would simply be comical, if only it wasn’t so, so true:

We ambitious, overly-analytical, envious — sometimes even compulsive and obsessive — humans tends to outsmart ourselves… in more ways than we’d care to admit.

That’s basically what Mr. Gump was telling us when he said:

Some people, like me, are born idiots, but many more become stupider as they go along.”

And he’s right, ya know… ’cause you just can’t practice self-deception if you’re so dull you always see right through everything you’re doing.

But, I’m writing you on good authority today knowing, with 99% certainty, that you’re not a self-confessed (but charming) idiot.

Unlike Forrest, you probably don’t have a fully unrestricted perception about your storyline — i.e., seeing your own reality-making director, minute-by-minute, allowing life to happen through (not to) you.

In other words, for most of us, when it comes to the changes we desire in our experiential script here on earth, the re-write needs to be delivered from the inside-out.

Whether it’s acquiring more wealth, establishing enriching relationships, breaking negative bonds or old patterns with others (or anything else we want changed) a lot of the time it just takes some simple, home-spun perspective and guidance from others.

Often, that one new perspective is all we need to go within and make a quick change.

Maybe, for instance, when it comes to a dis-serving wealth belief you — or someone you know — are clinging onto, you just need to hear something like:

The gap between the Haves and the Have-Nots isn’t due to anything the former group is doing. But, verifiably and legitimately, it is due to what the latter group is NOT doing.

Things like NOT increasing their skill sets, improving their minds, changing their beliefs, and solving problems or adding value in some way, shape, or fashion.

Yeah, simple and obvious to some. And, to others, not so much.

No biggie, either way, as my company ( desires to be a part of your life, not just in the realm of being a rolodex of investment ideas and money resources, but by stepping into your mind and psyche a bit, too.

Don’t get too frightened though. ’Cause as our members have come to terms with, the things Brad and I say and pass on may be unknown (maybe, even things you’ve thought of, but have never heard anybody actually say), but they shouldn’t scare, or trigger, you!

If they do, that MAY be your sign to forge ahead and soak them in anyway.


Barry Goss is a renegade writer, information publisher, contrarian investor, and time-freedom advocate. As the co-founder of the LWL (Life Without Limits) publishing brand, he is known for his uncensored, candid, no-holds-barred stance on self-accountable accomplishment and helping others to focus on what matters most: results.

In 2009, he combined his long-time love for finance-investing with his strengths of connecting experts / thought-leaders. A portal for alternative income and unconventional investment resources was created. This financial research brand can be found at You can also sign-up for his weekly newsletter, Money Monday, here..

aka, The Bear. Here I pass along off-the-cuff thoughts (some by others) about topics that fall under HEALTH, WEALTH, SELF. Message Me:

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