Kelly Beischel on Growing Through Her Two Sons Coming Out as Gay

Grow Through It: LGBT Challenges

Kelly Beischel, author of the forthcoming book The Love Project, describes coming to terms with her two sons coming out as gay. She realized that she had to choose love and acceptance or she might lose her children. Kelly learned not to pin her hopes and dreams on her children, to have flexible thinking, and self-compassion. While religious beliefs often hold people back from accepting their gay children, Kelly dedicated herself to love and acceptance, not rejection.

Darren Prince, Author of Aiming High, on Growing Through Opiate Addiction

Grow Through It: Substance Abuse, Opioid Crisis

Darren Prince, President and CEO of Prince Marketing Group, tells his story of chasing an opiate high from the time he was 14 until addiction brought him to his knees 23 years later. He mentions five A’s that got him through it: attitude adjustment, action, accountability and acceptance.