At different stages of success, not everyone in your life will serve a beneficial function. It's important during a time of setbacks to surround yourself with precisely the people who are going to comfort you, lift you up, and give you the tools you need to get back on track better than before.
Through a shift in his mindset, perseverance and faith, Daquan turned his life around -- he got an athletic scholarship, raised his GPA, and is now making an impact as an anti-violence leader speaking in the community and inspiring peers through his "Bootstrap Effect" project.
Here is my dedication to all 27 of them... 23.) Food nourishes your body and invigorates your taste buds. But more importantly
In our lives and in our work, let's strive to reconcile the aspirational with the things we can't control. Let's not predetermine our fate by negativity. Don't predetermine misery or failure that doesn't need to be there. Acknowledge what you cannot control, but expand what you can.
Being a Muslim immigrant in the United States means growing up in a community where no one looks like you. It means going through an education system that wasn't built for people like you. It means growing up a thousand miles away from aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents.
Two of my one-on-one clients said the same thing during their private sessions: "I'm overwhelmed."
There's no other recreational sport quite as exciting, yet humbling, as whitewater rafting. It's one of those activities that takes the non-adventurous person out of their comfort zone from the moment they step into the raft until the moment they pull the boat safely back to the shore.