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In this blog, we’ll explore what it takes to move from surviving to thriving, including examples from both our own experiences and those of others. Make sure to share your thoughts in the comments section!

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Dissecting Resistance: Facing Your Fears

Wednesday, May, 10, 2017 at 11:33 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: personal development, Survivor's Guide to Thriving, fear

When I was a sophomore in college, I served as a state FFA officer. As many state officers do, I was so caught up in the fun of working with FFA members across the state that I decided to add a second major - Agriscience Education - to my resume,...

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5 Things I Learned From Doing Something Scary

Wednesday, January, 25, 2017 at 06:00 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: personal development, success, fear

Me, competing at our state level discussion meet. Photo credit: Michigan Farm Bureau

If you read my post from a few weeks ago, you know that my theme for 2017 is "do more scary stuff." Sure, it's not always fun, but I'm finding out that the...

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A 2017 Challenge: Do More of What Scares You

Thursday, January, 12, 2017 at 08:20 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: personal development, success, fear

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Forget Participation Trophies - Let Yourself Experience Pain

Tuesday, December, 06, 2016 at 02:18 PM by Mark Jewell

Tags: overcoming challenges, Millennials, personal development, fear

If you've been anywhere near social media recently, it's likely you've seen this video of Louisville women's basketball coach Jeff Walz pop up in your News Stream. If you haven't, check it out:

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There is No ROI on Fear

Wednesday, October, 12, 2016 at 05:51 AM by Amanda Sollman

Tags: overcoming challenges, fear

I was scrolling through Snapchat this morning, as I normally do, when I came across a snap from Raul Villacis – Mark's coach from The Next Level Experience – where he said something that I can't get out of my head:

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