From Severe Social Anxiety to Leader

I didn’t speak for most of my life. I mean, I spoke, but not much. There were people I grew up with, knew my whole life that had never heard me speak 2 words. Frozen in fear, crippled by social anxiety, I spent nearly 23 years in near complete silence, watching others participate in life while I sat on the sidelines. I worked as a server at the local bar...

100 Things to Stop Denying Yourself for Abundance Manifesting

The Art of Allowance The only thing truly standing in the way of us having, doing and being everything that we desire is ourselves. It’s important to know and fully understand that. We’re all denying ourselves something. Often, things that could propel our success or progress if we would only allow it into our lives. Seemingly minor things in some cases, grand things in others. We fail to live in the...

15 Twitter Chats to Learn, Grow & Share

I love Twitter chats. I spend a lot of time in them because they are super valuable and super fun. They offer up a chance to: Connect to like minded individuals Learn something Share your knowledge Discuss ideas Find collaborators I’ve spent a lot of time looking for new chats and have found that they aren’t easy to find. They’re almost like an underground area of the internet as most...

Embracing My Spirituality Helped Me Find Leadership

I Came From the Back Woods I grew up in the bible belt of Alabama. Every Sunday my grandmother took me and my cousin to a Church of Christ. A Small, three roomed church in the woods with a gravel parking lot and a dirt road that led to it. If you’re unfamiliar with Church of Christ, I like to say it’s one step up from Pentecostal on the strictness scale....

Change the World; the simple way

Everyone wants to change the world. But everyone thinks doing so calls for something radical. What does activism mean to you? Chances are you imagine picket lines and people marching with signs. The term “tree-hugger” might come to mind or from what has been in the news these days, riots and looting. People think of activism as going to extreme measures for a cause. They see it as either donating...

How to be Your Own Support Team

Unrealistic Realism It’s incredibly difficult to accomplish our goals without a support team. Heck, it’s incredibly difficult to even formulate any goals without a support team. When you feel like no one believes in you or your ambitions, it’s easy to lose yourself in the sea of negativity when everyone makes you believe your an unrealistic dreamer with unimportant ideas. I am very familiar with the disappointment of being excited...