Life Lessons I Learned from Tyler Perry

It’s not an easy journey to get to a place where you forgive people. But it is such a powerful place, because it frees you.” – – Tyler Perry

Tyler Perry is a prime example you don’t have to be a product of your environment.  He did not let his past rob him of his future. Although he had a difficult childhood, he was able to transform his pain into his passion.  He found his breakthrough in his passion for writing that eventually propelled him to a successful career in the entertainment industry.  It is not so much about his success but about his discipline and his tenacity to push beyond a world of limitations that plagued his childhood.

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It’s Never Too Late to Bloom Where You Are Planted

“It’s never too late to be what you might have been.” – George Eliot

Many people use their age as an excuse for why they can’t live the life they want to live.  If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say “I’m Too Old,” I would be rich.  When people operate from an old belief system, it keeps them stuck in a life of misery.  You are only as old as you feel, and it’s never too late to achieve your dreams.

I’m a prime example that age doesn’t matter when you want something bad enough.  I was a late bloomer, and I didn’t start college until I was 26 years old.  I spent eight years of my life trying to …

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7 Powerful Oprah Quotes to Influence You to Live Your Best Life!

According to Webster’s dictionary, the definition of influence means a person or thing with the capacity or power to have an effect on someone or something.  If you don’t know by now, Oprah Winfrey is one of the most influential people in America. 

During the 90’s, Oprah started showcasing her favorite things on her talk show.  Business owners who were experiencing a slump in sales, benefited from Oprah selecting and advertising their products on her show.  Oprah was spreading that black girl magic dust in the air long before the term gained popularity on social media.  Business owners quickly experienced an increase in sales and had a hard time keeping up with the demand for their products.   If Oprah can influence consumers to spend trillions …

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Let It Go!


“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be. When I let go of what I have, I receive what I need.

– Tao Te Ching

Fall is my favorite time of the year.  As I watch the leaves begin to change colors on the trees and fall to ground, it’s a sign of shedding the old to make room for the new.  As humans, we also go through cycles of shedding to make room for new growth in our lives.  Whether we want to change or not, it’s inevitable.  Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could let go of the things that so easily keep us living a life of mediocrity?  This …

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