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Prioritizing sleep is also really important for me, I try to gradually wind down before bed every night. When I need to get in a few extra hours at work, I wake up early instead of staying up late, I get better quality sleep this way. And sometimes, I take a little time for myself to be alone. The world can be very noisy at times, carving out space for quiet, even if it’s just a few minutes, is really good for me.

As a part of my series about “Mental Health Champions” helping to promote mental wellness, I had the pleasure to interview Matthew A. …


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Have a person: Have someone that you can confide in, that you can completely be honest about how you are feeling, who you will be authorize to call your friends and family, if necessary.

As a part of my series about “Mental Health Champions” helping to promote mental wellness, I had the pleasure to interview Ralph Bryant.

Ralph Bryant is a writer, content creator and event producer living in Ontario, Canada. He is the co-founder of Black Fathers Media, a content creation and brand development company focused on elevating the voices of nontraditional and underrepresented audiences. He is the creator of Shackles Lost, a long term documentary project on his struggle with mental illness (www.patreon.com/shackleslost), …


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People living with physical limitations deserve to be treated equally. We are just as capable at achieving our goals as those who don’t experience disabilities.

As a part of our “Unstoppable” series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Tucker Dupree.

Tucker Dupree is a successful marketing professional, public speaker and former Paralympic swimmer. He is a four-time Paralympic medalist and three-time Paralympian. Today, he coaches swimming with the Fitter and Faster Swim Tour across the U.S. and speaks publicly on the topic of his limitless vision and living with a disability.

Thank you so much for doing this with us! It is really an honor. Our readers would love to get to know you a bit better. Can you share your “backstory” with us?


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Success is not measured on where you are, it’s measured on how hard you are willing to push to get to the next step. Show vulnerability by allowing others to help you get there and don’t forget to give back to the next person trying to do the same thing.

As a part of our “Unstoppable” series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Steve Kane.

Steve Kane is addressing one of the largest issues for trucking operations — driver health and wellness. As President of Rolling Strong, a fitness and wellness company that uses a mobile app to help carriers and drivers improve compliance with CDL medical requirements and to implement and manage their wellness initiatives, he leads a team of developers and coaches who are working to raise the awareness level of the importance of this issue with fleets. …


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Ask for help: I have never been in so many situations where I was being asked to make decisions about things I really didn’t know anything about. But I always knew there had to be someone out there who did know something, and I have luckily always found those people. I also asked so many people for advice and help. It is just as important to know what you don’t know than to know a lot.

As part of my series about “individuals and organizations making an important social impact”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. …


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Change is slow. Don’t expect immediate results. The way in which we work with young people can change the trajectory of their lives. Many of those gains are not statistically measurable and we may never know the impact we’ve have had on individuals’ lives. Sometimes the results may manifest in ways that we aren’t measuring or even considering.

As part of my series about “individuals and organizations making an important social impact”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Sara Weihmann.

Sara Weihmann is Director of Social Enterprise New Avenues for Youth. Sara has made a career out of empowering marginalized youth populations and helping them find access to greater opportunity through business and entrepreneurial training.


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Pace yourself. Building a company is a marathon, not a sprint. Burnout won’t help you be at your best and most creative. I had a few overworked years and can admit that it did not help me build a better product.

As part of my series about “individuals and organizations making an important social impact”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Anastasia Mikhalochkina, CEO and founder of Lean Orb.

Since 2017 Anastasia Mikhalochkina led the company’s product development, design, and execution of strategic revenue plans bringing sustainable year-over-year growth. …


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“Working out” our mind is as important as going to the gym to work out our bodies and should be viewed accordingly — instead of being viewed as a weakness.

We use our platform to demonstrate the importance of talking about mental health to help reduce the stigma that surrounds it. We encourage our guests and audience to do the same.

As a part of my series about “Mental Health Champions” helping to promote mental wellness, I had the pleasure to interview Riley Rees.

Riley is the CEO of Sofia Health, an online health and wellness marketplace she founded in 2019. The mission of Sofia Health is to connect individuals suffering from chronic conditions or looking for mental health support to holistic, complementary, alternative, and naturopathic providers. Riley built Sofia Health because there is a gap in our health system that doesn’t address our needs holistically: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. Sofia Health is a collection of practitioners who take a holistic approach to addressing an individual’s health.


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I wish people knew how hard it is to keep striving to feel better. We are also always doing the best we can, even when it looks like we are doing nothing, i.e. resting. We are actually warriors, fighting for our health, each and every day, and we never give up seeking answers to feel better and remember our dreams of living a semi-normal life.

As a part of our “Unstoppable” series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Edie Summers. Edie Summers is an author, wellness consultant, and yoga and fitness instructor. Her book “The Memory of Health: A Journey to Well-Being” is a resource and guide to living well in the face of any great life or wellness challenge. …


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Anxious people can find social events difficult, so try not to get offended if they make an excuse not to come to something. If you can respond to a cancellation with kindness and tell them not to worry, you can make a real difference to how they feel.

As a part of our “Unstoppable” series, I had the pleasure of interviewing Blake Auden.

Blake Auden is a poet, writer and artist living in Brighton, UK. Blake has published two previous poetry collections: Tell the Birds She’s Gone and Beekeeper.

Blake won the Button Poetry 2020 Short Form Prize and has been featured by the likes of The Mirror, The Bookseller, Family Friends Poems, The Good Quote, Thought Catalog and numerous others.

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Yitzi Weiner

A “Positive” Influencer, Founder & Editor of Authority Magazine, CEO of Thought Leader Incubator

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