Everyday Inspiration

Everyday Inspiration

How to Overcome Your Five Biggest Fears

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“Only when we are no longer afraid do we begin to live.” – Dorothy Thompson

Fear is a universal human experience; we all have moments of fear and trepidation. In moderation, fear is a good thing – it can be a powerful motivator for positive change, and it’s what keeps us safe from imminent danger.

Unfortunately, many people spend their lives crippled by emotional fears and anxieties that fuel procrastination and indecision, keeping them from realizing their true potential.

Here are some simple ways you can overcome the five most common fears: Continue Reading This Post »

10 Words of Encouragement that Can Change a Life Forever

posted by Alex Blackwell

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“If we’re going to bring out the best in people, we, too, need to sow seeds of encouragement.”― Joel Osteen

The right word said at the right time can inspire or encourage someone. The perfect words can provide hope or just give someone a boost when their energy is flagging.

For all walks of life, here are a few words of encouragement for the person in your life who can use it. Maybe it’s you.

1. To make the first step toward change, you must begin – To paraphrase the Lao-tzu quote: the journey of a thousand miles starts with one step. To finish successfully, you have to get started. There is no time like the present. Continue Reading This Post »

Sunday Inspiration #31

posted by Alex Blackwell

Today’s Sunday Inspiration: “God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers.” – Jewish Proverb

happy-mothers-day

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About Alex Blackwell
Alex Blackwell is a father, husband and writer. He writes about inspiring things at The BridgeMaker.
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The Best Times to Share Inspiration

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“ You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”― Jack London

Inspiration can strike at any moment. Reading a blog post, looking at art, watching a movie or enjoying a quiet moment can spark your inspiration. And today it’s easier than ever to share the inspiration. With a smartphone, tablet or laptop computer, you can deliver the inspiring message in seconds.

If you use social media as one way to connect with your family and friends, then knowing the best, and worst, times to share inspiration can make a difference between having your inspiring thing seen and having it buried in the dark reaches of the Internet.

Here are some the best times to share inspiration no matter if you post it, Tweet it or Pin it: Continue Reading This Post »

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