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The First Step to Making the Change You Must Make

“It’s a bold move on your part to

make the choice to live in a new way.”

~ D’Anne Hotchkiss

I wrote those words a few weeks ago in a blog post called, “Where Lies Your Freedom.”

 

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The decision to try something new requires the courage to go forward when the way forward is not clear.

Making a choice to live in a new way is only the first giant leap of faith in yourself. Making the changes necessary to realize that new way of life is the second giant leap of faith in yourself.

You need courage to change because it is not easy to give up what is comfortable and familiar, even when you know in your heart of hearts that what you’ve been doing isn’t working any longer and you can’t hide from that fact any more. Continue reading

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Joe is Ready to Ride

By this time next week, Joe Ostaszewski, founder of Wear Your Soul Foundation, will be setting off from Washington, DC, to go across America.

On His Bike.

Talk about Commitment!

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Henry and Joe Ostaszewski, co-founders of Wear Your Soul Foundation, made a commitment to change and now are preparing to ride across America.

Of course, he isn’t going to just ride his bike every day for the next two months. He’s going to talk to kids and their parents all along his route through Roanoke, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Albuquerque, Los Angeles, and a lot of smaller towns along the way, Continue reading

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How Joe Got His Life Back

Meet Joe Ostaszewski. You might recognize his name from The Biggest Loser Season 14. By the start of the show, Joe had packed on 150 pounds since his days as a player for the NFL.

 

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Joe realized being morbidly obese was not the person he wanted to be. He lost the weight, gained self-respect and is now pursuing his own dreams.

 

Through The Biggest Loser, he lost the weight that made him morbidly obese and found his passion for living. He also found self-respect in a way he didn’t have, he couldn’t have, when he tipped the scales at 364. Continue reading

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