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Stop being dead and live again

  The man stood on the bridge intent on killing himself. His life was in tatters. His business owed a debt it couldn’t repay and was tanking fast. He had just blown up at his family. He was in an

Posted in adaptation, Change, courage, depression, Depth, despair, Friendship, Future, Hope, love, Meaning, Mental Wellness, Religion, resilience, self-reflection, Speaking, spirituality, Story, success, the present, tough times

Don’t be a visitor to this world

As time moves on, and I reflect back on life, there’s an urgency to live life fully; no messing around. Depression has zapped much of my younger years and so it’s time to pack in meaning and spin off significance

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Posted in Attitude, Change, Cognition, courage, creativity, depression, Depth, Future, Grace, Hope, Joy, love, mind set

Musings on persistent and genuine Love

Today is my twenty-third anniversary. Twenty-three years. I often say I married way over my head. My wife is wise, strong, and beautiful inside and out. Sure I’m biased, but you would agree if you met her. Reminising about our

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Posted in Attitude, love, Relationships, self-reflection

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Jeff Vankooten is a speaker and author focusing on the power of resilience to effectively engage the challenges of change. He helps leaders, businesses, and organizations develop the skills necessary to thrive in an increasingly unpredictable business environment.
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