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Caitlin Hartlen Rise Up Eight

How a career change can transform the way you feel about your life

By Dana Hall. A few years ago, Caitlin Hartlen feared she might never achieve the career that she wanted. She had dropped out of college after her first semester due to stress: her father had been diagnosed with cancer and her first long-term relationship had come to a close. Leaving her program, Music Business, after ...
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Charlize Theron On Overcoming Adversity

Charlize Theron On Overcoming Adversity

By Dana Hall. How her dream of becoming a dancer led to success in acting. Growing up on a farm in South Africa had its perks for Charlize Theron. The seclusion made way for an adventurous childhood, full of exploration and creativity. It was from these experiences that Theron discovered her love of dance. Known ...
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Eating Disorder Recovery: Teenagers Form Successful Non-Profit Helping People Find Funding For Treatment

Eating Disorder Recovery: Teenagers Form Successful Non-Profit Helping People Find Funding For Treatment

Eating Disorder Treatment Funding Help From Project Heal Meet Kristina Saffran, who founded Project HEAL, an organization that helps people with eating disorders find funding for their treatment. That’s only half of the story. Kristina, together with her friend Liana Roseman (at left), a fellow eating disorder survivor, founded the organization when she was ...
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Charles Scopoletti beating cancer

Beating Cancer Twice Gave This Musician Two More Reasons To Become Successful

By Michael Nova Overcoming Childhood Cancer Musician Charlie Scopoletti has certainly had his share of falling down seven times and rising up eight, but through his music and fundraising, he's helped to raise over $1,000,000 for charities, and has been honored by his hometown Port Chester NY with a proclamation naming March 7th “Charlie Scopoletti ...
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Julia blues find your passion

How to find your passion in life: cashing the ultimate paycheck

By Dana Hall Finding your passion can mean experimentation With a job history covering everything from work as a corrections officer to doing makeup for bridal parties, it is safe to say that fear of the unknown isn’t an issue for Julia Blues. New experiences are never a problem. For Julia, the real challenge, ...
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How to become a motivational speaker: “Feeling fear and taking one step closer to overcoming that fear”

By Cheryl Anne Groth. Becoming a motivational speaker - The first steps Darryl Bellamy Jr. is a motivational speaker. As a student success and leadership expert, he teaches students how to overcome negative self-talk and push past their fears to achieve their goals in life. Darryl has won numerous leadership awards at the University of ...
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