With over 10 years of sobriety, owner of Carla Vista Sober Living LLC, a national sober housing provider, knows the power of taking personal responsibility over his life. Originally from Delaware, Tom struggled with heroin for years leading to a serious suicide attempt. Jumping from state to state Tom ended up in Arizona in 2008. After losing everything he was able to get sober in 2010 and then bettered his life to better lives of others. Since 2010 Tom has been deeply involved in helping others find sobriety- and it all started with him taking ownership over his life and realizing that he is stronger than he believed.
Although met expectations feel good when they’re met- are we actually setting ourselves up to be in a state of suffering when we set them? The reality is, there’s much in this world we don’t control, so are we, in a sense, trying to control things outside of our control by establishing expectations? You expect your raise, your promotion, a gift for your birthday, dinner on the table when you get home from work. Every day, we play the expectation game, but I’m here to challenge you to rethink your expectations- because you’re actually self-sabotaging your happiness.
Ria Story kept her life as a child hidden from others, she knew there was something that didn’t seem right. Her father treated her as his wife and she was forced to play a role that children don’t often play. It wasn’t until she met her ‘knight in a shiny camero’ that she finally opened up about her story and began healing in her life. Hear how Ria helps us realize what happens to us in life isn’t as important as who we become because of it.
Do you have a growth or a fixed mindset? Have you thought about the people in your space and what category they fall into? Have you considered the impact that others have on your life in terms of your own success? As you go through your own personal development, if you are looking to level up your life then it’s important to understand the difference of fixed vs. growth so you aren’t sabotaging your own success.
Imagine what it would be like to fall in love with and marry someone you know is dying? Author, Nicholas Strand, met the love of his life while she battled Cystic Fibrosis. Although their physical time ended, their story has just begun.
How would your life look like if you never failed again? We all have situations in our lives that don't live up to the expectations in our minds. Could be a job loss, a poor presentation, under-delivered to a client, divorce, bankruptcy, business crumbled, didn't get...