Archive for Inspiration

Falling Up, Part 1: The Gift of Forgiveness

Oct 19, 2017 No Comments

By Dana Liesegang with Natasha Stoynoff A few days before Christmas 2012, I decided that I’d give the gift of forgiveness to another man who’d hurt me: Bruce. I Googled his name like I’d done before to try to find him. I knew he’d been sent to prison for holding a woman captive several years […]

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Laugh, Cry, Feel and, Most Importantly, Heal

Oct 19, 2017 No Comments

by Tasha Champion My smile is the most authentic it has ever been. The journey to get here wasn’t easy but well worth it. My name is Tasha Champion, I am a Certified Master Life Coach, and here is my story: Life changed for me five years ago. In 2012, I had been married almost […]

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Navigate Your Ship

Sep 29, 2017 No Comments

By Lotus Josiah Seng How to listen to the signals from your body and then follow them to find true happiness in your life and career. Once upon a time, I was reflecting upon my journey as a career executive by assessing how I felt about myself, my accomplishments and the sum of my journey. […]

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When Life Hands You a Hurricane

Sep 23, 2017 No Comments

What stood out the most about our journey was the compassion being shared between everyone we encountered. At a gas station off the highway in Georgia, a woman and her family and friends were offering home-cooked food and water to evacuees (see photo).

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7 Abiding Tenets to Follow Your Dreams

Sep 07, 2017 No Comments

by Carleen Moscati I was fortunate enough to grow up in a home where I witnessed first-hand that even the most impossible of dreams are attainable. Of course I didn’t realize it at the time, but when it mattered it began to come together for me in the MOST meaningful way possible. When the traumatic […]

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If I Can Do It, You Can Too! From suicidal to successful and self-empowered.

Jul 29, 2017 No Comments

By Jessamine Gibb My childhood broke my confidence and my spirit down. My mother was a troubled and stressed single parent who was emotionally unavailable. Teachers often were more concerned with finding out what was “wrong” with me than with catering to my educational needs. In their quest to find out the problem, they discovered […]

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The GHOST SHIP and the Irrevocable Choices

Jun 12, 2017 No Comments

No matter what choices we make in life, we are destined to have a ghost ship.

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Freedom or Bust! The True Story of the American Dream

Jun 01, 2017 No Comments

By Natalie Rivera I apologize in advance if this offends you. Nevermind, I hope it pisses you off and makes you want to stop squandering your potential. You deserve more than where you are right now. I spent most of my life with one foot weighted down with the obligations of approval and conformity and […]

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A Climb to the Top

Mar 28, 2017 No Comments

By Lonny Reardon As a kid in Newfoundland, Canada, I grew up through some very hard times. My dad was an alcoholic, we were poor, and I saw many terrible things that a child should never see. As a result, I had a lot of shame in my life and, as I grew older, I […]

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The Grand Social Experiment: Building Community on a Foundation of Equality and Diversity

Jan 14, 2017 No Comments

By Nancy Selig Amsden I was very fortunate to spend my most formative years participating in what is probably the grandest social experiment of all times. In 1969, my family moved to a small, new city called Columbia, Maryland. Unlike most planned suburban developments that were popping up, Columbia was more than just a planned […]

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