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Flotus tells Grads “when you encounter those doubters …”

Great advice from FLOTUS (First Lady of the United States) via Twitter. “When you encounter those doubters … Don’t get angry. Don’t get anxious or insecure. Get better. Work harder.”-@FLOTUS to DC-CAP grads — Reach Higher (@ReachHigher) June 19, 2014 When boxers and other sports players are trained one of the first things that they learn is not to let their opponents get inside of their heads. When someone gets inside of your head, one typically loses their train of thought, which in turn knocks Continue reading →

Trigeminal Neuralgia: Martin Luther King, Jr. quote

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The above quote by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. aspires me to keep moving. I keep moving.  I keep blogging.  I keep talking (when I am able).  I keep doing all these things to spread awareness about Trigeminal Neuralgia, so one day it will be a disease that we had. Please Continue reading →

‘If Someone Shows You Who They Are, Believe Them’

One flaw of mine is seeing what people are capable of instead of seeing who they truly are. I do not know about you, but I am working on this character flaw and using a quote (see below) by Dr. Maya Angelou to get me through. “If someone shows you who they are, BELIEVE them.” ~ Dr. Maya Angelou Many will turn a blind eye to the behaviors of others and then when they fall out of love or cannot take it anymore, THEN they Continue reading →

If you want something, go get it. PERIOD – Will Smith Pursuit of Happiness [video]

‎ “Don’t ever let someone tell you that you cannot do something. If you have a dream you have to protect it. If people cannot do something themselves, they want to tell you that you cannot do it. If you want something. Go get it. PERIOD!!!” – Will Smith in Pursuit of Happiness

T.D. Jakes Quote: Clearing old debris

Clearing old debris is not easy and, like success, must be intentional. If you cleave to what you’ve been through, it remains impossible for those around us to perceive our true selves. To let go of the past takes great courage. But, if you believe like I do that the reward is worth the effort, let the work begin. From T.D. Jakes new book Let it Go -http://tdjakes.org/letitgo/ (via my friend Tammy Baker)