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The Unmuted Life: Gerald Hodges

"I felt like if I couldn't handle not being good at something, then how could I consider myself a successful person" -- Gerald Hodges For an inspiring story of success, determination and leadership, look no further than high school student, Gerald Hodges. He is a prime example of living an unmuted life! His wisdom to… Continue reading The Unmuted Life: Gerald Hodges

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Book Review: “The Only Pirate at the Party” by Lindsey Sterling

This article contains affiliate links. The book in review: The Only Pirate at the Party by Lindsey Sterling and Brooke S. Passey Confession time: the primary reason I selected this book to read was because of the title. Really, how could I pass up a book titled, The Only Pirate at the Party? If you… Continue reading Book Review: “The Only Pirate at the Party” by Lindsey Sterling

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The Unmuted Spotlight: Jessica Banahene

She lights up a room with her energy and love for others.

Childhood, The Unmuted Life Spirit

Not Easily Broken

I would like to introduce you to my friend, Warner Phelps. He is an advocate and mentor for children. He believes in making a difference everyday and he is certainly a model of living an Unmuted Life.

Warner brings enthusiasm, humor, love and faith to his everyday and shares that with everyone he comes into contact with.

Thank you Warner Phelps for being the truest version of you to help the world be a better place.

Warner Phelps

It’s tough asking for advice.

Well, it’s not tough to ask for advice. It’s tough to ask for advice when you think someone might actually disagree with your plans or opinion.

Asking for someone to rubber stamp something you’ve been working on or tell you that your ill-conceived idea is terrific is easy. We all love a good yes man.

But it’s not what we need. We need an advocate that listens to us, knows us, and is not afraid to challenge us when we are wrong.

Mentoring a student is really no different. Because, as we all know, kids, especially teenagers, pretty much know everything. But maybe, just maybe, if there were a trusted adult, who isn’t their parent, to come along side and simply ask questions like:

Are you sure about that?

What if that isn’t true?

Maybe there is another way?

Could it be that this isn’t…

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