Category: Inspiration / Encouragement

What I Want to Say

(Copied from my final post on Facebook on 9/18/2020) Today’s my last day on Facebook. As sort of a final message (for those who aren’t staying connected with me elsewhere), this is what I believe and aspire to live by, and final words of encouragement I want to leave you with: 1. Anything is possible…
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Life Purpose

I’ve been contemplating on my life purpose a lot lately. Why am I here? What’s my purpose in life? Here’s what I’ve come up with so far. I’m here to add more love, laughter, play, joy, pleasure, hope, healing, connection, and creativity into the world. That’s my mission. Bonus objectives include: – inspire and empower…
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Advice to My 18-Year-Old Self

In a Facebook group I’m in, an 18 year old was feeling stressed and worried about school, work, and life. She asked for some advice and encouragement. I remembered being that age and worrying about those same things. I thought about what I’ve learned since then, and what I wish I could tell my 18…
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Trying Something New

Just a reminder, if you’re trying something new and hard, and you keep failing at it, it doesn’t mean you suck and aren’t meant to do it. It just means it’s new and hard. Everything is at first.

Who Do You Want to Be?

If traumatic experiences made you stronger, kinder, and more empathetic, then everyone who went through one would turn out that way too. But we know better. Some do, yes. But some get emotionally stuck in their past. Some become victims or blamers. Some become meaner or harder. Trauma affects everyone, but in different ways. So…
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Top 4 Wishes

These are actually all entirely possible. 1. Invest in income-producing assets (stocks that pay dividends, rental properties, etc). You can generate passive and portfolio income. It earns money for you. Actually, this is how the rich get richer, but they never teach this in school. We’re told to work harder or work more, to make…
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My Message

So I’m going in for minor surgery tomorrow. Doc expects it’ll be simple and easy. But they may put me under general anesthesia. There’s a 99.9% chance everything will be totally fine, but in the 0.01% chance that I don’t wake up (and sorry if this is morbid; truth is, any of us can die…
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Shifting to a New Question

Is there a silent, constant, unconscious question driving you? Deep within your subconscious mind, there may be a question that’s driving you. You may not even be aware of it at all. It’s probably not something you consciously think about much — and yet, it has a powerful influence of your life. It’s a “question” that nearly every…
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Deeper Into the Wilderness

It’s 1:26 AM and I can’t fall asleep. I’ve tried meditating. I’ve tried eating a little food. I tried just laying there with my eyes closed. Nope, nada. My brain and body are tired and ready to sleep — but my heart’s nagging me about something. Something I can’t quite consciously grasp. It’s there, just…
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Tips for Dealing with Major Life Changes

Have you gone through a major life change? I’m talking the big stuff — like moving to a new state, starting a new career in a new field, getting married or divorced, having your first child, learning you have cancer or some other major health issue, losing a loved one, something like that. Something that…
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