Building Mental Strength While Chasing Your Dreams | Dr. Joan speaks with Jamar Root Part 4

There are times when we believe we are capable of handling anything life throws at us. Then there are days when even the tiniest setback feels overwhelming, particularly while pursuing your aspirations and vision. Building mental strength and fortitude assists you in resisting negative ideas and dealing with life's ups and downs. One of the ways to build is knowing and having the understanding that there’s always a purpose to everything both the negative and positive.

In this episode of Hey, I’m Listening, Dr. Joan speaks with Jamar Root about Building Mental Strength While Chasing Your Dreams

Jamar Root is an Inspirational Speaker that aims to inspire the world to find and live through their passion. He also hosts a show and podcast called The Root of Everything which has the same mission. On the side, Jamar also runs his own Micro Content Business where he helps podcasters turn their full episodes into short-form content from Instagram, TikTok, and Youtube Shorts. He is also a 2022 college graduate from Temple University with a bachelor's degree in Sports and Recreation Management. He now resides in Dallas, Texas where he is originally from.

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What you can expect from this episode

00:22 Jamar talks about the tradeoffs, mentorship, and family 

03:10 Jamar talks about the challenges he has faced

06: 37 How to build mental strength and fortitude

09:15 The awakening experience

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About Dr. Joan

Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.

Her career as an individual, couples, and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.

In 2016, she founded Becoming Inc., and in 2020 she founded the Village of Peace not-for-profit organization. Dr. Joan is the author of 490: Forgive and Live Fearlessly, Forgive: Master The Art of Letting Go and Becoming the Journey to Love, and the mind behind the revolutionary new therapeutic modality and certification “The Forgiveness Method” launching in 2023.

Dr. Joan is a Jamaican-Canadian Toronto native who lives in the beautiful community of Kamloops, B.C., alongside her loving husband and family.

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