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Addiction, Adversity -

In this episode of Thinking Out Loud Live, we invited Kane Patterson to discuss how he changed the fate of his life from almost dying in the streets as a drug addict to a motivational fitness trainer helping other people.November 5, 2020Thursday @ 5:00 PM ESTHe was born into a family that was broken and torn apart by drugs and crime. His mother was a heroin addict and couldn't look after us kids properly and they were put into the system multiple times.In my teens, I developed my own drug habit that consumed 10 years of his life with stages...

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Addiction, Bachelor Party, Friends -

I just returned from a really fun weekend with some friends in Key West, Florida to celebrate one of our friends' bachelor party. Even though I am struggling to get back in the zone for work, I find myself feeling energized and ready to take on upcoming challenges with a more positive attitude.

So, why am I writing about such a private and personal event on this blog? Because I want to talk about the importance of bonding with friends. I am probably one of the oldest guys in the group and I definitely consider myself to be the luckiest one!

As I've gotten older, I've noticed that friends my age are getting together less and less as time goes on. This seems to be an inevitable situation for anyone because of the responsibilities of career and family. After a while, we only seem to get together on very rare occasions such as weddings and funerals. That's why I feel very lucky because I have a group of friends who are still making an effort to get together.

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