June 5, 2019 Turn Your Pain Into Gain – Motivational Video Ft. Preston Smiles

Turn Your Pain Into Gain – Motivational Video Ft. Preston Smiles

Speaker: Preston Smiles #LovesVoice (@PrestonSmiles on Instagram & Twitter)   Visuals edited by Bo Muchoki (@BoMuchoki on Instagram & Twitter)   “Sometimes we are taken into troubled waters, not to drown, but to be cleansed.” -Preston Smiles   “Out of my greatest pain, came my greatest gain.” -Preston Smiles   “The breakdown holds a breakthrough.” […]

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January 30, 2019 Why NEVER to Pursue a Goal for Your Ego

Why NEVER to Pursue a Goal for Your Ego

Ego. Never before in the history of the human race has it been easier for a human being to build up their ego. Social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube give each person a platform to get attention, likes, approval, validation, encouragement, followers, subscribers, and fans. It is easier now than it has […]

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October 17, 2018 The Mental Drawbacks of Fame

The Mental Drawbacks of Fame

In light of Mac Miller’s passing on September 7th this year from a drug overdose, I wanted to post a video about the Mental Drawbacks of Fame—all of the negative mental health consequences of being famous that people don’t often talk about. Fame is something that we really glorify in our society. So this negative […]

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January 5, 2018 What I’ve Gained From 5 Years of Daily Meditation

What I’ve Gained From 5 Years of Daily Meditation

January 2013, 5 years ago, was a very special time in my life. Because I had a made a monumental decision that was going to change my world in ways that I had never imagined. After reading Russell Simmons explanation of why and how to meditate (from his book Super Rich), I had an epiphany. […]

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April 9, 2016 Today, I’ve Been Sober For 2 Years Straight & Here’s How I Did It

Today, I’ve Been Sober For 2 Years Straight & Here’s How I Did It

Today is Saturday April 9th of 2014—the second Saturday of April. It’s 8 days after April Fool’s Day. It’s 3 months and 9 days into the year 2016. It’s roughly 3 months until my birthday on July 2nd. And most importantly, today is my 2-year-anniversary from the day I made sobriety my lifestyle— the day […]

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December 9, 2015 Why Everything We Consume To Feel Good & Socialize Is Bad For Us

Why Everything We Consume To Feel Good & Socialize Is Bad For Us

Now that I’ve been sober for a full year and seven months now, I rarely head out to nightclubs and bars anymore. But on the rare occasions that I do go out, one question always runs through my mind as I observe my surroundings: Why is Everything We Consume To Feel Good And Socialize Bad […]

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October 22, 2015 5 Reasons You Should Write A Gratitude List Every Day

5 Reasons You Should Write A Gratitude List Every Day

Have you ever thought about making a habit of using five or ten minutes out of your day to write down a list of people and situations in your life that you feel grateful for? Sounds simple right? As basic as it is, gratitude-listing is one of the most powerful ways that there is to […]

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October 13, 2015 What I’ve Gained From 1 Year And 6 Months Of Sobriety

What I’ve Gained From 1 Year And 6 Months Of Sobriety

Quitting alcohol was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. That’s a statement that before 2014, I never thought I would make. Like everyone else, I had always assumed that my life would be worse without alcohol. I had always assumed that that sobriety would hurt my social life, that life would be less […]

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August 18, 2015 4 Ways To Snap Yourself Out Of Depression

4 Ways To Snap Yourself Out Of Depression

Depression. It’s a soul-sucking and potentially life-threatening state of mind that many people suffer through at one point or another. Losing a job. Losing out on a great work opportunity. Losing a loved one. Breaking up with a partner. Getting caught up in tragedy. There are plenty of ways that you can find yourself stuck […]

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