20 years later and that collective spirit reminds us the importance of the little things

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“Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost, a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11.” — President Obama


How the Happiest Place on Earth is becoming quite the opposite

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“To all who come to this happy place, welcome.” — Walt Disney

Stripping the Value Away from the Experience


Constant daily actions do much more than what you initially intended

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“It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It’s what we do consistently.”- Anthony Robbins


‘It’s okay to not be okay’ needs to be improved immediately

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The Okay Movement


Every once of energy can lead to the ‘ah ha’ moment they need

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How I’m using my 27th birthday to change my approach to life

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Four simple realizations can immediately help shape the life you crave

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“If one advances confidently in the direction of one’s dreams, and endeavors to live the life which one has imagined, one will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” – Henry David Thoreau


When you’re personally battling addiction, the classification shouldn’t matter

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At every stage, addiction is driven by one of the most powerful, mysterious, and vital forces of human existence. What drives addiction is longing — a longing not just of brain, belly, or loins but finally of the heart.


There’s no straight path from rehab to recovery, and that’s OK

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“Don’t stay too long in the shame-filled grounds of relapse. Fertile soil awaits your return and your recoverying.”
Holli Kenley


We need to abolish the perfect attendance award while we’re at it

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