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Newness…

When we go on vacation, everything we experience is new to us. The neurons in our brain go crazy, creating new neural pathways where our feelings are forever stored. This is healthy exercise for our minds. I encourage you to try to experience something new every day, even if it’s changing the way you drive to work. You will feel the difference…

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Opinions…

We concern ourselves about what others think of us. Their opinions do not matter because they have no authority over our lives. Focus on yourself, and take care of yourself mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Everything will fall into place. Let others think whatever they want. You know the truth…

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Music…

Music is one of the things that connect us. Here’s some perspective…

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Beliefs…

Do you consider yourself to be open minded? Whenever we are discussing a topic, pretty much any topic, our belief system is attached to our side of the discussion. Sometimes what we may believe is incorrect. And if that is the case, be humble and learn…

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Columbine High School…

“I have this theory that if one person goes out of their way to show compassion, it will start a chain reaction of the same. You never know how far a little kindness will go.” – Rachel Joy Scott

Today is the 22nd anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. Rachel was the first child killed that day. Yet, even with all the darkness of that day, it couldn’t stop light from emerging. Rachel’s Challenge was born, based upon the writings and influence of Rachel Scott. She continues to start chain reactions of kindness and compassion all across the world. Over 30 million people have experienced Rachel’s story. But the work continues…
Rest In Peace, Rachel. Your life mattered…

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Foundations…

Education begins in our minds. Our purpose begins in our hearts…

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Time…

Most of us have found ourselves with some extra time. How are you using it?

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Interview with Vincent Haywood…

It was 2002, and Vincent Haywood was finally coming home after spending the past 11 1/2 years in prison. When Vincent stepped off the bus in Houston, Texas, ironically he was face-to-face with the site of his last robbery – a McDonalds.

In 2021 Vincent released his first book, “Testimonies Over Titles. From Prison to Promise.” We discussed his book and much more on The Determined People Podcast. Click on the link below to hear this mans story of strength and transformation.

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Interview with Jennifer Benson

You are almost 7,000 miles from home and family. You are losing yourself. How do you put the pieces of your life back together? Listen to my interview with Jennifer Benson to learn how she did it.

The Determined People Podcast on iTunes and Spotify.

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-determined-people-podcast/id1545647376?i=1000509012378

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Fear of Failure…

Fear of failure has held so many people hostage. How many people have died with their music still in them? Fight through whatever is holding you back…

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