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Time Is Never Guaranteed

The fact is you have no idea how much time you have on this earth, yet you live life like it's endless. So, is that a bad thing? More on that in a minute; let's find out what time is and why it is so hard to quantify.The definition of time is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole. The key word is indefinite, defined as lasting for an unknown or unstated length of time.So your time on this earth lasts for an unknown or unstated length of time, yet time is something you take for granted without even realizing you are doing it. Think about how often you...

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THANK YOU

As we move into the holiday season and look forward to the New Year, it was important to me to say thank you to everyone who has taken the time to engage and share my content. I cannot tell you how gratifying it is to receive messages letting me know that my content has positively impacted someone. It truly inspires me to continue being in the difference in my life while inspiring others along the way. My goal with ZUP2U remains the same, to inspire you to be the difference in your life, whatever that looks like for you. That's why I will continue to post on all my social media (Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Pinterest, and Twitter) accounts.I wish you...

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Your Ability to Look Inward Determines Capability to Look Outward

Your ability to look inwards determines your capability to look outwards with compassion, kindness, and understanding. In my opinion, we need a hell of a lot more compassion, kindness, and understanding in the world today and in the future. If you disagree, stop reading and move on to something you feel will be more valuable because this will do you absolutely no good; but know this, I wish you all best. If you believe we need more of those things, read on, and I hope you enjoy my take on the importance of learning to look inwards instead of outwards.Listen, it's effortless to look outward and point out what you believe others have done wrong or where they fall short...

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Find the Lesson In Every Situation of Life

You will go through struggles in your life.  It's not a matter of if; it's a matter of when and how many. During those times, you will only have control over how you react and respond to your struggles. The good news is that you can and will make it through them. Do your best to stay optimistic and close to your family and friends during those times. But don't forget to be there for your family and friends when they are struggling. It's always nice to have someone to lean on.  I wrote this post sharing some of my life experiences because I'm a true believer you can find something positive in every difficult situation in your life.  You...

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Why Am I Not Good Enough?

The most brutal prison you will ever live in is the fear of what other people think.  It can paralyze you from moving forward in your life and putting your wants and needs first. I lived this firsthand for many years before finally realizing how much it affected my life and happiness.  About nine years ago, my life felt like it was falling apart, and I could not understand how I let this happen or why it was happening.  I was sitting at work knowing my life was at a crossroads, my marriage was failing, and work had become unbearable. After dedicating 17 years of my life to working my way up the corporate ladder, I knew it was time...

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