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Today’s workout (Life Addicts Studio) was proof that
I CAN DO Challenging things.
One year ago I decided I didn’t want to feel terrible anymore. Including fatigued, defeatist mindset, depressed, the list goes on.
I realized that although I have not been completely successful in this task. I can finally say I feel more like myself. It’s not easy to let go with the things you think you need to hold on to including people, old clothing, unread books, and even emotions.
I have not done a good job of tracking my progress. I do keep a journal yet when it comes to things like weight loss or emotional growth I need to do better at qualifying the results.
I making this post as a reminder to myself. That tracking the progress helps show how far I have come.
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I’m very honored to be awarded as a Grand Rapids Business Journal, 40 Under 40 Business Leader of West Michigan! Class of 2020. After reading the email, I was in a bit of disbelief. Previous leaders selected have accomplished so much, how could I compare. I haven’t done enough. I have stopped and started more time than I can count. I had to remember it’s not about comparing who I am or what I haven’t done is about intentionally living my purpose: To inspire & encourage individuals to live authenticity.
I am so excited to celebrate virtually with all the honorees! We all know 2020 has been a terrible year, from the pandemic, so much devastation, to losing some of our favorite celebrities and activists. Personally, the last four months have been especially difficult for me mentally and emotionally. Haven’t experience depression that bad since I was a teenager. Praise God for His love, mercy, for therapy, and an amazing support system.
Will you please join me and watch our 40-second stories and with a special Keynote speaker Daniel Williams, EdD.
Wednesday, October 28th at 7pm ET, register to get the link https://grbj.com/40-under-40-party/
I want to use this moment to celebrate every person who has encouraged and loved on me. Shoutout to everyone who has booked a photo session with ACTPhotoMedia, attended a Naturally ACT event or read the blog, and to my #Wrapped peeps for being Wrapped By ACT, you are the true MVPs.
Self-Love regard for your own happiness.
Get comfortable with looking in the mirror, saying, “I love you, I really love you.”
@alfieldreevesphotography (Throwback – 2017)
There are some things that are between you and God. He’s calling you close, just you and Him. If you’ve tried everything and everyone, but nothing is working, remember that some things are only meant for God to handle.
~ Steven Furtick
Keep Moving Forward > This journey to 37 has been interesting there are so many things that I would like to change, yet I refuse to live in regret.
A true testament of faith is knowing that without trials, there is no trust in God.”Trust in him at all times, oh people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us.” – Psalm 62:8It’s seems easier to trust God when things are going the way you want. Actively believing in Him good & bad (all times). He will be there through it all.
It’’s officially the countdown to my 37th birthday. Each year I share reflections of what I’ve learned. This year, I’ll start with a declaration & quote from Shannon Cohen. I declared this is “Shoot MY Shot” season.
Lesson 36 ‘Talk is NOT cheap. “Talk” is how visionaries pre-game too! Your dreams need to hear you pre-game today.” #ToughSkinSoftHeart
When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy. ~ Psalm 94:19