Chasing Your Dreams Authentically | Dr. Joan speaks with Jamar Root Part 2

When was the last time you went a whole day being yourself?

Being yourself comes down to prioritizing yourself and your dreams. It's tempting now more than ever to get lost in the identity, opinions, and dreams of others now more than ever, and this could come from the fear of challenges when chasing your dreams, and the fear of failure. While these are valid, the benefits of following your dreams far outweigh the cons. Ask yourself, "Am I stepping away from myself and my dreams right now, or am I in complete alignment with who I am?"

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

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

00:23 What does it mean to be yourself? 

03:25 Value your experiences 

04:30 Jamar talks about his process 

06:13 “Pursuing your dreams is for losers” 

08:47 Jamar speaks about the challenges he has faced when chasing his dreams

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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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