If someone doesn’t cross off everything on a bucket list, does that list become a regret list? Is that life now viewed as unfulfilled because Mount Everest wasn’t climbed, or that trip cross-country never happened?
Just two years ago Andre Hicks-Dolphin weighed 493 pounds. Seeing her today at age 50, it’s hard to imagine that she was once stuck in what many call a “miserable cycle of morbid obesity.” That’s because as of this month she’s lost 178 pounds; she’s healthier, happier and ready to inspire others to make changes.
You have a story that needs to be told. Granted, it might not land you a major publishing deal with movie rights, but it’s a story that nevertheless deserves to be written and shared. Why? Because as strange as this may sound, your life story isn’t about you. It’s about how your experiences can benefit others.
Eric and Eva were teenage sweethearts in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, who set a wedding date when they turned 15. The last time they saw each other they were 21- years old. Three years ago they reunited, around the time of the 50th high school reunion. Although their book is a work of fiction, it’s about a couple like them, who fall in love again, almost instantly, via email.
What do you know about your family’s past? And what are you passing down to your own kids and grandkids?
Often, we put things off for so long for perfectly legitimate reasons, but unless extenuating circumstances push us, we never take action. This sometimes leads us to become resentful, jealous of others who do follow their dreams, or pessimistic about life in general. So, here are some tips to move forward!
It’s ironic because our job as parents is to care for our children; teach them the importance of caring for others; ingrain confidence; and help develop responsible, independent human beings. So what happens when they grow up and leave?
See how a dream inspired this blogger to feel more comfortable in her own skin, and trade a sense of fear for a sense of hope.
Kara is a former director and producer who is passionate about being positive and finding her bliss. Four years ago, after the birth of her second child, she knew it was time to make some healthy changes for her life, so she signed up for her first gym membership. Since then, she’s done a number […]
Amid sickness, loss and despair, this author found hope and inspiration…and a pair of go-go boots. It’s a touching tribute and call to action all in one.