IF MY PEOPLE…
18 school shootings in less than two months… 17 lives lost in Parkland, Florida. Within the past month in my community, a 16 year old girl was stabbed to death by another 16 year old girl. And a boy was stabbed by another boy. Just months ago, an 81 year old man was killed by another over a drink.
We hear constantly about the loss of life and the lower value placed on human life. Everyday people are attacked, assaulted and killed by thieves, thugs and even corrupt police officers. Many of us are afraid. Everyone is asking, “What is going on with the world? What is going on with our youth? What is going on in our communities?”
GOD’S PROMISE TO US
There is a Bible verse which comes to mind as we try to seek answers. Here is what God says in 2 Chronicles 7: 14-15: Read more... (293 words, estimated 1:10 mins reading time)
What do you do when you are chased by a dog? In this episode, Allen shares the lesson he learned when he was nearly attacked by a German Shepherd.
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In Episode 9: Overcoming Fear – Part 2, Allen shares how he had to confront his fears while working on a roller coaster during college.
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Fear is one of the main reasons most of us don’t move from where we are to where we need and want to be. Fear of failure. Fear of rejection. Fear of the unknown. Fear of being under qualified. Fear of success. Fear of… (insert reason here.) But most of what we fear rarely happens. And if it did – with some thoughtful planning and execution – we could overcome the issue. Ultimately, overcoming our fear is about PERSPECTIVE.
Watch this short video from my G.P.S. Motivational Series which illustrates the point. Then ask yourself, “How can I change my perspective so I can get a grip on my fear?”
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Most of the time, the great opportunities in our lives don’t present themselves in ways that are obvious. In this video, Allen helps you be mindful of this fact as you journey through a new year.
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WHY IS MY LIFE NOT WORKING?
Have you ever asked yourself this question? When I turned 30, I had a bit of a mid-life crisis as I looked back at my life and wondered, “Why is my life not working?” Why am I not farther along in life? Why have I not reached my goals and dreams? By the time I turned 40, I had done some real self reflection and study and had come to terms with some things. Maybe the question lingers for you…
HERE ARE 3 TRUTHS I HAVE LEARNED SO FAR:
1. There’s something I am NOT doing. There are things I know I need to do, but I don’t do them. Read more... (822 words, 2 images, estimated 3:17 mins reading time)
The fulfillment of our goals in life HINGE ON OUR ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE. However, very few people are comfortable with public speaking. Yet, speaking with others is a critical skill that connects to every area of our lives! Whether we are talking about our dreams or giving a presentation at work, the quality of our interactions with those around us will determine the level of our progress.
How comfortable are you with your communication skills? Do you want to improve them?
As your Interpersonal Communication Coach, I can help you enhance your public speaking skills so you can be in a better position to seize life’s opportunities for growth, development and impact.
Are you ready to get started? Read this blog for weekly insights. Contact me to arrange for coaching sessions.