Start the day with a positive mindset and carry it with you throughout the week. Spread the optimism everywhere you go, including your Bar Method classes. Positive vibes are contagious and they will inspire others around you as well!
Maya Angelou quote - Nothing will work unless you do. I think this depends on your definition of work. If it is just a flowing part of your life then yes. If it's the conventional idea of working hard to get something I don't agree.
"No one has ever become poor by giving." Maybe not, but many have remained poor for the rest of their life after giving, when, misguided, they thought somehow they could afford to despite their circumstances.