Encourage Minute

Encourage Minute

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1 minute weekly stories and inspiration


36: The Sky is the ONLY Limit
Sep 14 • 2 min
Overweight, stuck in a job he didn’t like and feeling like it’s the same thing every day, John found a very interesting pursuit that helped him change his life and perspective. *SOURCES: * Get John H Clark III’s book, “Finally Fit: It’s Never Too Late to…
35: Lessons from a Used Car Salesman
Aug 31 • 2 min
Feel like there’s NO WAY to succeed in the midst of a global pandemic? This Used Car Salesman proves us wrong. SOURCES: https://www.biggerpockets.com/blog/biggerpockets-business-podcast-65-sean-pour |…
34: Leap of Food
Aug 24 • 2 min
Ever feel like there’s something ELSE you’re meant to do? That’s exactly what this New Jersey social worker felt. See what happened when she stepped out on faith. SOURCE: https://www.cuisinenoirmag.com/kardea-brown-delicious-miss-brown/…
33: Change in the Weather?
Aug 17 • 2 min
Ever have a situation where you feared being your true self would mean a great loss?? If so, listen to this story of one weatherman who dared to stay the course. Source: Originally heard on The Good Life Project podcast…
32: No Arm No Problem
Aug 10 • 3 min
We all focus on things we DON’T have or things that are holding us back. Carson figured out a way to turn the thing that may have held her back into a unique advantage. Listen to my interview with my brother, Clayton, that has special needs here:…
31: It’s Okay
Aug 3 • 3 min
Sometimes, we need to know we’re not alone. If you’ve experienced or are experiencing anxiety, depression and/or suicidal thoughts, this is a reminder that you’re not alone. Sources:…
30: Lollipop Moments
Jul 27 • 4 min
Changing the world can be as simple as sharing a lollipop. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and heavy with things that are going on in the world, this story will encourage you. Source and Original TEDx Talk from Drew Dudley - https://youtu.be/hVCBrkrFrBE…
29: You’re Fired!
Jul 20 • 4 min
If you or someone you know has faced or is facing job loss during this pandemic…check out this Heidi’s own personal encouraging story. Thanks to: Assistant Dominique Viard *Subscribe or follow on social media to get your weekly Encourage Minute: *…
28: Dealing with Critics
Jul 13 • 1 min
Ever feel like no matter WHAT you do someone has a problem with it? I share my own fears and struggles co-owning Atlanta Voiceover Studio. Hearing this story really encouraged me and I hope it does you as well. Let me know about what you do about critics?…
27: Creatively Stuck? Play Solitaire
Jul 12 • 1 min
Feeling stuck this week? Maybe a game of Solitaire will get you out of that funk. Hear how this famous lady used it to inspire her. Thanks to Assistant: Dominique Viard *Subscribe or follow on social media to get your weekly Encourage Minute: *…
26: How the War Was Won
Jun 29 • 4 min
This man helped America win it's independence but you may have never heard of him… Sources: https://www.history.com/news/battle-of-yorktown-slave-spy-james-armistead & https://www.battlefields.org/learn/biographies/james-armistead-lafayette Thanks to:…
25: Explore More
Jun 22 • 6 min
A lesson in exploration, loss and black history. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_Henson *Featured Small Businesses * The Elite School of Etiquette, owner Carol Rey Info@theeliteschoolofetiquette.com https://www.theeliteschoolofetiquette.com…
24: Radio Recliner
Jun 15 • 4 min
An ad agency came up with a creative way to connect people during COVID19! Source: https://www.adweek.com/brand-marketing/nostalgia-music-and-this-pirate-radio-station-bring-older-adults-together/ *Featured Small Businesses * Chris Socci of Socci…
23: Smart Funny and Black
Jun 8 • 2 min
This week we decided to focus on Black Joy, so we chose to talk about Amanda Seales, a black comedian, that has an amazing game show centered on the joy, culture, and contributions of black people. In the midst of the way the media portrays black people,…
22: Beauty in Accidents
Jun 1 • 4 min
How this accident led to a beloved book and TV series and what we can all learn from that. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diana_Gabaldon & http://www.dianagabaldon.com/books/outlander-series/ *Featured Small Businesses * Killer Curls | Beth Johnson…
21: Ticket to Hollywood
May 25 • 6 min
Rejection can be heartbreaking. This is a story of people you know who didn’t take rejection as redirection. *FEATURED SMALL BUSINESSES: * 1| JSK Marketing - Jenn Kjellman | https://www.jskmarketing.com Spent 10 years in corporate America but was overrun…
20: One Tough Mother
May 18 • 5 min
Gert's husband tragically died at 47, leaving her with a company headed towards bankruptcy and three kids. But Gert was "one tough mother." Read more about Gert & see the ads that turned around Columbia Sportswear -…
19: Started with a Trailer
May 11 • 5 min
You would've never guessed this guy started on a flatbed trailer. Find out who it is and what we can learn from where he started. SMALL BUSINESSES HIGHLIGHTED 1| Remedy Films - Jamie & Jennifer Graff Award-winning digital media agency BOLD creativity for…
18: Professional Procrastinator
May 4 • 5 min
Are you a procrastinator? Feel frustrated at yourself for it? Well…you're actually not in bad company. This story will encourage all the procrastinators out there. *Featured Small Businesses: * 1| Oil Drop Shop Melissa Sarathy www.oildropshop.com Vinyl…
17: Isolation Love Story
Apr 27 • 6 min
Are the people you're isolating with driving you crazy?? This one couple didn't speak a word in 2.5 days because of their frustrations…but there's a good ending. *Featured Small Businesses: * *1| Prophecy Products * Use code "hand10" for 15% off hand…
16: Goat 2 Meeting
Apr 20 • 2 min
Feeling discouraged because you're now out of work or have your own business during COVID19? This farm in California will inspire you and maybe even ignite an idea. Thanks to: Assistant Dominique Viard Subscribe or follow on social media to get your…
15: We Need a Hero
Apr 13 • 2 min
This story reminds us of impact every day heroes can have. No matter if your act of heroism is small or large, it makes a difference. *Thanks to: * Assistant Dominique Viard Writer Faith Dillon *Subscribe or follow on social media to get your weekly…
14: Caffeine Overload
Apr 6 • 2 min
Does it feel like COVID19 has robbed you of your plans? Even when you make new plans, things change all the time. This story of a plan that got derailed by a major crisis may give you a little hope. *Thanks to: * Assistant Dominique Viard Writer Faith…
13: Goo to Gold
Mar 30 • 2 min
As your world is constantly changing throughout this coronavirus pandemic, some new ways will work and some won't. Check out this story to learn how one such new way turned Goo into Gold. *Subscribe or follow on social media to get your weekly Encourage…
12: Lessons from a Snowflake
Mar 27 • 2 min
Chaos and crisis can greatly shape us. How do we stay strong? Let's take a lesson from a snowflake. *Subscribe or follow on social media to get your weekly Encourage Minute: * www.HeidiRew.com https://www.instagram.com/heidirew…
11: Pimpin Joy
Mar 26 • 2 min
There's a very simple thing we can all do to help our world's immunity. Psychology Today Article: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-happiness-doctor/201706/happiness-and-your-immune-system *Subscribe or follow on social media to get your weekly…
10: Let Them Eat Cake
Mar 25 • 2 min
For all you small businesses out there…this story is for you! In the midst of COVID19, here's how one business owner decided that "The way to survive is to create value for her customers in a new way for the current day" *Subscribe or follow on social…
9: Real-Life Notebook Story
Mar 24 • 3 min
Whether you're struggling through COVID19 alone, with someone OR struggling with the person you're with…know that true love can still show up despite obstacles. *Subscribe or follow on social media to get your weekly Encourage Minute: * www.HeidiRew.com…
8: Movie BlockBUSTER
Mar 23 • 2 min
In these uncertain times, this story reminds us that in scarcity can also come opportunity. I'll be releasing an Encourage Minute podcast every single day this week, due to COVID19. We all need an extra dose of encouragement. *Subscribe or follow on…
7: Natural Woman
Mar 16 • 2 min
Comparing your beauty to the world's standards is something we've all dealt with but this story of a famous actress will remind you that trying to replicate another's beauty deprives the world of YOURS. Subscribe or follow on social media to get your…
6: So You Think You Can Dance and Sing
Mar 9 • 1 min
What happens when someone tells you that you're NOT good at what you're passionate at? Learn how this football star turned theater lover pushed through rejection. Subscribe or follow on social media to get your weekly Encourage Minute:…
5: College Staple
Mar 2 • 2 min
Not many college students will know this story of how raman noodles came to be. The story reminds us though things may threaten to destroy us, those very things could be what builds us up. Subscribe or follow on social media to get your weekly Encourage…
4: Flying Cows
Feb 24 • 1 min
Flying cows almost cost one man his job. Listen to be encouraged that sometimes your WORST day could actually turn into your BEST day! Jeff Henderson wrote a GREAT book called FOR (Know what you're For: A growth strategy for work, an even better strategy…
3: Brew and Get Through
Feb 17 • 2 min
This is a story about an orphan that had no one else to depend on but himself…however, when something threatened to destroy his livelihood, he just pivoted and was able to create something even greater! Follow Heidi Rew and the Encourage Minute podcast on…
1: It’s Never Too Late
Feb 4 • 1 min
Feel like the time has passed for pursuing your dream? Dorothy's story may change your perspective. Time isn't always a factor in success. Subscribe or follow on social media to get your weekly Encourage Minute: www.Instagram.com/HeidiRew…
BONUS: Love Letters…a special Valentine’s Day Episode
Feb 3 • 1 min
Whether you're still waiting for that special someone or have someone and need a little inspired love, this story about 2 pen pals that YOU know will encourage you. *Subscribe to get the Weekly Encourage Minute or Follow HERE: * www.Instagram.com/HeidiRew…