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Name: Danny Kohn
Date registered: May 25, 2007
URL: http://beinspiredeveryday.com
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I am Danny Kohn, writer and designer for this site and owner, software engineer and consultant for Inspirations Software Design. My three greatest passions in life are sharing time with my family, software design and sharing inspiration with others. I have the incredible privilege of being able to spend a significant amount of time every day doing each of those three things. I am a single father of Tristen, our 6 year old son. It has been such an incredible joy to watch him grow up and learn so much. Everything he does and says overwhelms me with adoration. We have a wonderful evening ritual of reading books together in a beanbag chair. Nearly every night, we have a laughing attack together. I smile and giggle constantly in his presence and feel truly inspired.

Latest posts

  1. Get Rid Of Self Sabotage Once And For All — April 17, 2012
  2. Lessons Learned As A Professional Helper – My Journey — December 31, 2011
  3. The Secret Identity Of Adam And Eve — December 16, 2011
  4. How To Stay Healthy When It’s Cold Outside — December 12, 2011
  5. 7 Mistakes To Avoid When Helping Others — December 6, 2011

Most commented posts

  1. The Lord’s Prayer – What Does It Mean? — 24 comments
  2. How To Practice Humility — 22 comments
  3. 7 Ways to be Inspired When Surrounded by Negativity — 15 comments
  4. How to Meditate Effectively — 12 comments
  5. Change Your Body by Changing Your Perspective — 10 comments

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Get Rid Of Self Sabotage Once And For All

Self-sabotage is like a game of mental tug-of-war. It is the conscious mind versus the subconscious mind where the subconscious mind always eventually wins.
-Bo Bennett

My journey through addiction and recovery brought me to the extremes of self-sabotage. One of the lessons I learned in the process is that addiction and other forms of self-sabotage come from internal conflict. The conflict is often caused by a perceived void that we frantically seek to fill with alcohol, other drugs, food, shopping, …

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Lessons Learned As A Professional Helper – My Journey

The life I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and that in turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt.
-Frederick Buechner

At 19 years old, 3 years after finding my way out of a hopeless life of drug addiction, I finally left behind my dead-end career as a short order cook and started a much more fulfilling career helping adolescents who were struggling with drugs, legal issues and other life problems as I once had. My …

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Permanent link to this article: http://beinspiredeveryday.com/2011/12/31/lessons-learned-as-a-professional-helper-my-story/


The Secret Identity Of Adam And Eve

[Adam and Eve] had what they wanted. That they did not like it when they got it does not alter the fact that they certainly got it.
-Charles Williams

In this article, I offer an interpretation of the Adam & Eve story that I believe more accurately reflects the truth behind this allegorical tale and allows us to extract a greater, much more relevant meaning. And yes, I did call it an allegorical tale. Which is to say, I do not believe that it’s …

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How To Stay Healthy When It’s Cold Outside

Blow, blow, thou winter wind, thou art not so unkind as man's ingratitude.
-William Shakespeare

‘Tis the season for flu, colds, dry skin, seasonal depression, laziness and weight gain. As winter quickly approaches here in the northern hemisphere, those of us in the cold north are getting ready for at least 6 months or more of potential anguish. But, maybe it doesn’t have to be that way. I have lived …

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7 Mistakes To Avoid When Helping Others

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
-Eleanor Roosevelt

Helping others is the most rewarding and beneficial thing you can do to bring more joy and success to your life. In previous posts, I talked about 7 benefits of helping others, then 7 ways to help others, and now we’re going to go over things to avoid. 7 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Helping …

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7 Ways to Help Others And Master Your Success

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
-Lao Tzu

Helping others is the best way for you to master the lessons you have learned in life. In The Secret to Mastering Your Success – Help Other Succeed, I covered 7 benefits of sharing your success with others. In this article we’ll cover the practical ways you can do this. 7 Ways to Use Your …

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Permanent link to this article: http://beinspiredeveryday.com/2011/12/05/7-ways-to-help-others-and-master-your-success/


The Secret to Mastering Success – Help Others Succeed

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
-Rabindranath Tagore

One of the great things about being a blogger is that, whenever I learn things or experience success in my life, I get to share it with you in order to help you achieve similar success. By sharing these lessons with you, it helps me go from being good at something to becoming a master. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://beinspiredeveryday.com/2011/12/02/the-secret-to-mastering-success-help-others-succeed/

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