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In the midst of his most challenging failure, Taylor Conroy found three steps to turn “rock bottom” into a place of growth and opportunity. He shares what he learned going bankrupt, losing his social-change company and was forced to see what is truly important in life.…
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Ben’s Story

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_GzuYsswsE This story helped me completely change my perspective on life. I hope it does the same for you. The story came from Start With Why by Simon Sinek: Click the link for the book. …

Just Love

My story is a story of receiving unconditional love from my nursing students. With so much going against immigrants, I wanted to share this story that blessed an immigrant like me. I teach nursing here in the US. I am from…

Searching for Happiness

Searching For Happiness is a New Short Movie co-directed and produced by G. Brian Benson and Nye Green. The film’s inspirational message shows one man’s journey to overcome his loneliness and depression by seeing interactions with others…

With a Little Help from my Friend

On the day we had to say good-bye to our beloved cat Cooper, we wondered if our lovable, goofy and often clueless cat would be able to find his way over the Rainbow Bridge on his own. And as it turned out, he made it, with a little help…

My Russian Miracle

I am a frequent Interstate traveler. I was born in Ontario, Canada and thus all my family except husband and children live there. So three times a year I make a trek north from Georgia to visit. I often travel by myself as my…

Reclaiming Goofball Island

Recently, I bumped into acquaintance at a road race while waiting for the results to be posted. We engaged in some small talk, which brought up her weekend plans.  She mentioned that one of her grandchildren was celebrating his 20th…

When Tragedy Strikes

When tragedy strikes, it knocks you off your feet and sometimes paralyses you so that you will never rise again. It leaves you out of breath, numb and so scared that you can't even remember how you got where it flung you. And as if you…

The Most Shining Gift of All

A few years ago, I was offered a job by a very sweet and wonderful woman who has created her own successful business. Since I had worked with her before and loved it, I would have welcomed the opportunity to work with her again…But, I did…

Sketi

Deep in the woods lived a herd of deer. One day they heard the apple tree calling to them. They held council about the matter, for out of the woods and under an oak tree lived a ferocious beast: Sketi. The herd was terrified of Sketi, who…

Fail to fail

Failure is a peculiar state of being. No one ever learns to succeed, they only learn not to fail—and this is done in a rather poor manner I might add. Sadly, this state is only achieved with practice through rigorous repetition.…