If I can do it, you can do it. It’s true! So many of the cliches I have learned are true. Don’t waste time beating yourself up all the time and focusing on your flaws or weaknesses, and/or being around people who do it for you (unfortunately, sometimes even better than you). Know you are loved. Know you are magnificent. Know you are so very unique and special with unique talents and gifts to share with this world. Everyone has an interesting story to tell and wisdom to offer and special things to do in their lifetime. Focus on your… Read more.
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Elise Ballard is an award-winning producer, writer, speaker and journalist. She is the author of Epiphany: True Stories of Sudden Insight to Inspire, Encourage and Transform (Random House/Crown Publishing), a collection of over 50 interviews with amazing people from all walks of life recounting the stories of their greatest epiphanies. She started her career working as an actress in New York, Austin and Los Angeles before moving into writing, filmmaking and production work. Her documentary directorial debut, Lord of the Wiens: A Dachumentary, a movie about the annual Wiener Dog Races in Buda, TX, became a cult hit. She has been a contributor to publications such as Psychology Today and the wildly popular website, PositivelyPositive.com, is a two-time invited TEDx speaker and serves as a judge for the prestigious Humanitas Prize in Los Angeles, awarding writers for emphasizing and celebrating humanistic values in their work.
To view her Epiphany! video interviews, TEDx talks, read related articles, share your epiphanies, and get information on speaking engagements and workshops, please visit EliseBallard.com or EpiphanyChannel.com. Connect with her @EliseBallard and on Facebook.com/EliseBallard.
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How do you feel about getting more out of life than you currently do? Can I ask you if you’ve found it harder than you thought it would be to achieve all you’ve wanted in life? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a simple way you could learn to think that made it easier to succeed and get what you want, than it was to struggle and eventually fail… Can you imagine it being easier to succeed than to fail? Too good to be true isn’t it? Well not if the way it’s taught is completely different to anything else you’ve tried before… Please don’t misunderstand me, the techniques you are about to learn are similar, maybe even the same. But what’s different is the way it is taught and the way you learn. If you’d like to try ‘something very different’ for yourself… Check out for free the first five chapters of my friend Andy Shaw’s book