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Your Past Does Not Make You a Failure. I Have Failed Many Times. Don’t Let Fear and Pain Steal Your Future! By Motivational Speaker Derek Clark
Face your fears and fight your fears. Don’t you ever give up. This is your life. You are the one who decides your outcome. The past is not meant to hold you back but to prepare you for a
I Didn’t Ask To Be Abused and Abandoned into Foster Care. How Therapy Helped Transformed The Way I Look at my Past.
I’m sure my mother was frustrated when she accidentally became pregnant by a man who had so many emotional problems, who would rape her, have a history of violence, who was a thief and a convicted felon. Now I understand
Google Has Ranked Derek Clark #2 for “Stories on Never Giving Up” out of 304 Million Results!!! Derek will also be featured on TEDx next month. From Foster Care To Success…He Shares How He Never Gave Up!
Don’t ever let excuses steal victory out of your hands. Let an excuse be slippery and slimy like an eel: hard to grasp and even harder to keep hold of. If you find an excuse leaping into your hand and
Foster Care Did Not Stop Me From Achieving Greatness! Stop Labeling.
FOSTER CARE LABELS & WORDS THAT KILL THE SPIRIT As you can see from my psychiatric, neurological and speech and language reports from the foster care system, a lot of effort was put into describing my personality and mental capacity.
Motivational Speaker Derek Clark Just Delivered Inspiring Keynotes in Australia and Canada!
Motivational and inspirational speaker Derek Clark recently shared his powerful message of hope, resilience and redemption to thousands of child welfare workers, foster parents, social workers and others that are involved with foster care throughout Australia and Canada. The audience
Never Let Your Past Infect Your Future! Own Your Life.
Be here now! This is one HUGE problem with our society! Most people aren’t living in the present moment, the here and now. You share the planet with billions of people, but how many are truly in their life’s moment
I Was An Angry Foster Youth With Problems Trusting and Loving…Then Something Happened.
Derek Clark’s motivational message is for everyone. He often shares his foster care story in a style simple enough that people of almost any age can relate. It is meant to inspire, educate, motivate with boldness, enthusiasm and hope. Audiences
Foster Care Saved Me from a Life of Child Abuse
If it wasn’t for foster care, I might be dead or have killed someone. Foster care saved my life from the brutal child abuse. As an innocent child, I paid the price for my parents rage and selfish mistakes. I