Posts tagged bloglife
What Does it Mean to be Authentic?

I was invited to this really fancy brunch the other day to learn more about this amazing new app that I’ll tell you more about another time, but while we were talking, the word authentic kept coming up…

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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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PURPOSEFUL AF

Two days prior, I’d presented at The Daytime Emmys. Miss Vivica A. Fox and I handed the award for Outstanding Morning Program to the team from Good Morning America. It was one of the coolest experiences and proudest moments…

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Chapter 6 - Rattled AF (Part 3/3)

The search continued for another week and the pressure only intensified because the following weekend was Labor Day and we all know the best furniture deals of the year can be found during
that week. I wish I didn’t have to work within a budget, but…

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Chapter 6 - Rattled AF (Part 2/3)

The desk came easily. Emile and I walked into a furniture store that was going out of business and purchased the beautiful white lacquered desk I’m sitting at right now for only…

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Chapter 6 - Rattled AF (Part 1/3)

“We’re not getting a black chair; I think they’re so tacky and I can’t write a book feeling like I’m sitting in a stuffy office somewhere, wasting my life away!”

I was adamant about not wanting…

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

Although the new man in our lives was doing just about everything right, I still held onto a certain degree of skepticism, because my mom and sister’s well-being depended on it. That may have been 100 percent untrue, but…

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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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White Men Can't Communicate?

Growing up, I thought a lack of hops was the only thing we had trouble with but as an adult, I’ve realized communication is even more difficult for many of us than getting to the rim on a basketball court.  Much of what I learned growing up in a small town was influenced by the movies and TV shows…

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DIVINE SYNCHRONICITY!

Have you ever noticed that feeling you get inside that seems to pop up and tug at your soul whenever you feel out of alignment or out of pocket? It’s a negative shift that happens at our core when our soul senses that something is off, but it’s a negative course correction that is meant to shift us back into our purpose. It’s a negative shift, but one…

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