When it rains it pours, but perspective is everything when enduring a personal storm. Everyone experiences downpours in life. There's no way around it. BUT there are ways through it. Most people want to shy away from their downpours, but we all know that rain brings about newness. It cleanses and restores. (more…)
Recently, I posted a photo showing my weight loss over the last year, and in a matter of hours, I had hundreds of likes and comments, and several messages in my inbox from women asking me how I lost 40 pounds. I mean, they were really looking for my "secret" in getting results.
You remember Eeyore?...That dry, depressed, Disney donkey cartoon character. Well, I have had my share of run-ins with Eeyores, especially in my adult life, and I gotta tell ya, it is so unattractive. Men and women alike are walking through life with their heads down, complaining about any and everything around them. That is no way to live. If you see the negative in every situation, the problem is your perspective. (more…)
Believe it or not, I didn't consider myself successful, until 3 years ago. Until then, I was struggling through life, trying to make something happen for myself. Suddenly, phone calls and emails started rolling in from people who had been watching me grow and make strides in my journey. At first, I was confused, but as I began to look around, I realized I had come a long way. Not only had I accomplished some things that I had dreamed of as a child, I had worked pass that and done even more. (more…)