Let it be known I'm a fan of anyone who encourages and inspires others. We need more of that, but we also need to get real. I'm not trying to be a hater here. Post all the affirmations you want on Facebook and Twitter but know they're not doing much good. I've even shared a few myself before coming to this conclusion.
What people really need is a proven philosophy to help them succeed and overcome adversity.
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