The principles of Kwanzaa, a cultural celebration aimed at bringing African Americans together, can also contribute to building and reinforcing unity in the world. No one succeeds individually, and great things are never accomplished by one person. Even the smallest actions can make a big difference. Learn ways you can strengthen community in the world around you.
You have probably experienced tragedies in your life, but did you grow stronger from them or lose your way? Suzanne Duque experienced one tragedy after another including the devastating death of her 16-year old son, and she has an inspiring message to share with you to help you lift up their head and look over the horizon. She says, "Life is certainly worth living, and you can live again."
As the season changes, it is a perfect time for quiet reflection, reading a good book, and planning your life forward. In the rustle of leaves blowing in the wind, you can hear a gentle voice whispering to your heart or feel an invisible hand nudging you to something more. If you agree with just one of the 10 statements in this article, then it is time to stop waiting and start moving toward what you want. It's time to soar into a new season of life.
We are doing something in One Degree Shift that feels very meaningful. We are lending our voices to create positive change by encouraging friends, fans, and followers to make a shift, a conscious effort, toward love for everyone, especially those with a different experience or perception than our own. Here are four reasons why these loving reminders are important.
We cannot continue to take sides and expect things to change or the violence to end. We must speak up and use your voice to create constructive change. Be willing to engage in the sometimes uncomfortable conversations about race, guns, and love. Together we can transform the world.
Don't shy away from doing something because you feel like your actions are too insignificant to do much good. Get others to join you because small actions done together make an even bigger difference! Whether you are publishing a book, supporting a worthy cause, or going after a big goal, my coauthors and I found a winning formula for success.
Your message is an aspect of your purpose – it is at the heart of why you are here. My mentor, Tim Kelley, author of True Purpose says, Your message is the wisdom you bring to share with the world – wisdom you have been given in order to share it with others. It is something you transmit, something that passes from you to them. It is the deepest truth you can share. For most, the message is the scariest aspect of purpose and usually the last to be revealed. People have mixed feelings about having a message: they both [...]