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PTSD Recovery
Dr. John A. King: From Stress to Strength #drjohnaking

Five Tips to help manage stress

  The effects/side effects/after effects of sexual abuse are numerous,...
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Better Than You Imagined

Life never turns out quite the way you thought it...
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Sh!t Into Fertilizer

When people ask me what my doctorate is in, I...
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Man Spaces

Man Spaces The Jameson bottle glistened whole mockingly in its...
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You’re Just Fucking Wrong

Well… I don’t know what else to say…I’m all about...
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The first time we met

  The first time we met, I was slowly sipping...
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Glass in my Soul

Sometimes just the thought of facing the day feels like...
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The Promise

  The promise I, ____, take you, ____, for my...
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Schedule Time #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Don’t Find Time, Schedule Time

Put the big rocks in first: Imagine you have a...
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Swimming in Puddles

you may not have been born with a sunny disposition,...
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Perfectionism and Creativity #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Perfectionism is the Enemy of Creativity

Perfectionism is the enemy of creativity. Saying no is a...
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Soiled

    Soiled is how it feels…is how it felt....
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When You Complain #drjohnaking

When You Complain

When you complain, no one wants to help you. If you spend...
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Choosing Joy Over Despair

  We build resilience and cultivate hope every time we...
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Good Ideas #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Good Ideas

Don’t be afraid to do something you are not “qualified” to do....
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Build the Future #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Build the Future You Want to Inhabit

Advice to my 14 year-old daughter and 17 year-old son:...
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Work Ethic #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Develop a Work Ethic

You are not entitled to success. Develop a “blue collar”...
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trapped #drjohnaking

Trapped

Trapped Condemned by things I did not do Judged by...
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Turning Your Stress Into Strength.

I had the privilege of speaking with Melissa Wilson from...
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Results Require Focus #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Results Require Focus

Dealing with the frustration of not seeing progress is an...
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Meaningful Specific #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Meaningful Specific

Instead of a wandering generality, be a meaningful specific. A...
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Who You Are #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Remember Who You Are

Remember who you are. Not where you came from, not...
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Clear a Path #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Clear a Path

When you are just starting out in your career or...
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Go Take A Shower And Move ON

Shit doesn’t always turn into fertilizer, sometimes it  is just...
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LessisMore #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Less is More

Be it writing, food or possessions; less is more. Great...
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Amplify Strengths #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Amplify Your Strengths

Money is a great servant but a horrible master. Amplify...
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Faith #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Faith and Certainty

How are you responsible for creating the conditions you say...
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Who You Are #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Remember Who You Are

Remember who you are. Not where you came from, not...
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Work Ethic #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Develop a Work Ethic

You are not entitled to success. Develop a “blue collar”...
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Schedule Time #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Don’t Find Time, Schedule Time

Put the big rocks in first: Imagine you have a...
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Build the Future #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Build the Future You Want to Inhabit

Advice to my 14 year-old daughter and 17 year-old son:...
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Good Ideas #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Good Ideas

Don’t be afraid to do something you are not “qualified” to do....
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When You Complain #drjohnaking

When You Complain

When you complain, no one wants to help you. If you spend...
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Perfectionism and Creativity #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Perfectionism is the Enemy of Creativity

Perfectionism is the enemy of creativity. Saying no is a...
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Meaningful Specific #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Meaningful Specific

Instead of a wandering generality, be a meaningful specific. A...
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Results Require Focus #drjohnaking #thinkbigbooks

Results Require Focus

Dealing with the frustration of not seeing progress is an...
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The Difference Between Hearing and Listening

My seventeen year old son reminded me of a powerful...
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Enjoy Life

#stress2strength #drjohnaking Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in...
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To Be Happy

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Paths to Recovery

“There were two therapist sitting in a bar….” or maybe I should...
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Motivation gets you started, habit keeps you going.

Motivation vs. Habit

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Learning is often the active pursuit of failure.

Learning: the Active Pursuit of Failure

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Post-Traumatic Growth

Found great article on Post-Traumatic Growth by the folks at Trauma Recovery....
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You must be who you are called to be before you can do what you are called to do.

Be Who You Are

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think big: there's no secret to success dr. john a king

Definition of Success

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think Big: living from the inside out dr john a king

Change Today

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Success

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think Big: Living from the Inside Out dr john arthur king

Inhabit Your Life

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Secret of Change

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Think Big: There's No Secret to Success Dr. John A. King

Your Words Create Your World

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Do Great Things

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happy #drjohnaking #poetry

Happy

Happy When I forget that I’m not I realize that...
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Think Big: There's No Secret to Success Dr. John A. King

It Takes Everything You’ve Got

It takes everything you’ve got To become everything you want....
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Prove Them Wrong

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Think Big: There's No Secret to Success Dr. John A. King

To Gain Success, We Must Discipline our Thinking

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Don’t be Afraid

Don’t be afraid of being different, be afraid of being the...
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I like People Who Smile when its Raining

  I like people who smile when it’s raining Share...
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be consistent and prioritize

Be Consistent and Prioritize

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Expect it, Don’t Accept it

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Guidlines for Difficult Times #drjohnaking #poetry

Guidelines for Difficult Times

Guidelines for difficult times: Be kind to yourself Walk softly...
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The BS of Busy-ness

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Whore No More #drjohnaking #poetry

Whore No More

  Whore No More You lie in wait for me...
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We All Have Three Things To Give.

We all have 3 things to give; Time, Talent, Treasure....
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Never Enough

We have been programmed to feel we never ‘have enough’....
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Visionary Leaders Maximize Strenghts. 

Visionary leaders help others focus not on fixing weaknesses, but...
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Dare Greatly and Live Courageously 

As a generation we have become scared of everything –...
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Held #drjohnaking #poetry

Held

  the sun peeks through the window as the world...
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Life is not a test #drjohnaking

Life is not a Test

  Life is not a test to be studied for...
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#drjohnaking #leadership #leadershipmemes #leadershipquotes #leadershipbooks success motivation

Success

The future belongs to the few of us Still willing...
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#perseverance #drjohnaking #leadership #leadershipmemes #leadershipquotes

Perseverance

Throw me to the Wolves and I will return Leading...
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Do Not Spoil What You Have

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you...
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Springtime #drjohnaking #poetry

Springtime

  One of the things that we all need to...
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There's no Secret to Success #drjohnaking

Thoughts Are Things

Earl Nightingale suggested that the human mind was far more...
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Living from the Inside Out #drjohnaking

Acting Not Living

We humans like to conserve energy. We are lazy beings...
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Living from the Inside Out #drjohnaking

THE Obstacle to Personal Growth

Joseph Cossman said, “Middle age is when your broad mind...
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There's No Secret to Success #drjohnaking

Reposition Yourself For The Future

In order to reposition yourself for your future, there are...
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Grab hold of your future #drjohnaking

Grab Hold of Your Future

  You cannot grab hold of your future if you...
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All great things start small #drjohnaking

It’s The Simple Things

  There is one universal principle of success that most...
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Turning The Negative Into The Positive

We all have bouts of negativity, we all have season...
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Many small steps taken...#drjohnaking

Small Steps Taken

  Many small steps taken achieve more than one giant...
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A Person Without a Vision will Always Return to Their Past #drjohaking

A Person Without A Vision

    A person without a vision will always return...
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Are you Finding Reasons, or Excuses?

Are you finding reasons or excuses?

In all honesty, there is no secret to success. However,...
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Living from the Inside Out #drjohnaking

Very Few People Ever Ask Why

Often it tracks like this: In our 20’s, we are...
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They Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda...I Did. #drjohnaking

They Shoulda…I Did

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I'm not a Product of my Anything #drjohnaking

I Am Not A Product of My Anything

  I’m not a product of my circumstance, of my...
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We Make Life a Prison #drjohnaking

We Make Life A Prison

  We make life a prison if we just let...
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Living from the Inside Out #drjohnaking

Your Purpose Is Something You Are Creating

George Elliot said, “It is never too late to become...
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You Can't Prevent Storms #drjohnaking

You Can’t Prevent Storms

    You can’t prevent storms, but you can prepare...
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Once Upon a Time #drjohnaking #poetry

Once Upon A Time

Not every story ends with a “happy ever after” but...
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weathered man #drjohnaking

A Weathered Man

The thought behind this work is life may ‘bronze you...
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Your House #drjohnaking #poetry

All of life is a choice.

“Tomorrow, you will live in the house that you build...
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The Sound of Sunshine

The Sound of Sunshine “On difficult days when the storm...
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A New Dawn

All of us need a friend. And all of us...
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Difficult Days #drjohnaking #poetry

Difficult Days

I am tired Tired of the battle Weary of the...
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The Dark Things

You know you are loved not by your ability to...
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Tuck Your Chin and Throw Punches

Struggles, opposition, failure—all of these make up the landscape of...
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Psalm for the Broken

Psalm for the Broken was written at a stage when things...
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This too shall pass

“This too shall pass.” Nothing in all the world gives...
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Dear Universe

Dear everyone in the universe, today is just one of...
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Boken in hard places

I wrote this piece, Broken in Hard Places, out of...
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come hold my hand

You might walk a mile in my shoes but you...
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Beauty and her Beast

Barbot de Villeneuve was right. Inside every cursed beast is...
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You make me feel like superman

  You make me feel like superman Even when I’m...
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you are not alone

you are not alone

For the millions of men who spent their youth lost...
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Suicide :

  For those that have experienced extreme trauma, suicide isn’t...
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it is not over

  One of the biggest issues faced by those that...
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Four Things that Kill Productivity #drjohnaking

Four Things that Kill Your Productivity

Over time I have noticed four things that commonly stop...
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Victim?

  I’ve never been comfortable with the term “victim.” I’ve...
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Too Many Balls in the Air #drjohnaking

Advice for life

Bryan Dyson Businessman, Former CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises said in a...
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Thoughts from Theodore Roosevelt #drjohnaking

Thoughts on life by Theodore Roosevelt

Great Ideas of Western Man. 1959 The things that will...
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Snippets of Life

  I am often struck with the fact that people...
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