Posts tagged Inspiration
3 tips for a happier you THAT DON'T INVOLVE A GRATITUDE JOURNAL!

I’m a sucker for quick fixes and trust me; I’ve tried them all!  I’m actually a huge fan of journaling and have seen its power manifest every time I’ve made a commitment to doing it, but the real problem is…

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Sooo, what now???

I haven’t written a blog in over a month and to be quite honest, I haven’t felt inspired to. Partly because I was busy promoting my book and partly because I was just not all that interested in sharing. It’s been a wild 6 weeks since…

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Chapter 4 - AJ AF! (Part 2/3)

This way of thinking started a pattern that would take hold of my life for nearly thirty years. More often than not, I’ve taken ownership of far more than I should. It’s not a healthy habit to create, but as a child, so much of what was going on around me felt like a direct result of my existence, and my brother’s words that day only…

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Flipping the Script Intro (Part 3/3)

Along my journey, I’ve found that many people would rather live a life without meaning, struggling to make ends meet and lacking basic happiness, rather than putting in the work necessary to effect positive change in themselves and in those around them. I get it. I’ve been that guy, and it’s no fun.

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Flipping the Script Intro (Part 2/3)

I’d like to introduce you to a little place that many of you may recognize: a place I like to call “rock bottom.” Here, nothing seems to go right—EVER. For me, this place represents the deepest kind of despair, the type that stirs up every bit of insecurity or self-doubt I’ve ever experienced in life. This place makes me feel like I am…

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Flipping the Script Intro (Part 1/3)

As I sat on my toilet seat one cool October night, staring out the bathroom window of my tenth-floor apartment and begging God to forgive me for the choice I was about to make, I knew I’d reached a new low. I’d struggled with depression my entire life, and the thought of…

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Re-Write YOUR Story!

Why is it so hard to step out of our comfort zones, especially when everything inside is telling us to shake things up?  Are we afraid of failure?  Are we afraid of the unknown?  Are we afraid of what others might think or say about us?  The answer to all of these questions…

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Finding the FUN in Fear!

As a child I was taught to fear everything. Strangers in windowless vans offering candy, Jehovah’s Witnesses going door to door trying to spread their message or anyone from our rival town just 10 minutes away were all sources of fear. I’d definitely advise against the whole strangers with candy thing, but like so many fears…

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It’s Time to Level Up!

My theme for 2018 is “Leveling Up.” I’ve played small for most of my life, never accepting my gifts or allowing myself to dream of a better life. I was raised to be grateful for what I was given and accept that as what I was meant to have. I am grateful, but I accept…

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