On the Blogger’s Forum page, see postings of press releases and articles from the Jack Up Your Life events and seminars, along with blogs about personal events, inspirational quotations and stories from both myself and friends.

Don’t leave the site without checking out the daily postings of inspirational quotations in Your Daily Consideration and be sure to check out Tyler Remus Cloud’s Practical Madness, the Confidently Insecure Jess Aronin, Cole Buckley’s Weakness Lies Strength, Zellest T. Vasquez’s Aspirations of an Innocent Mind, and David Roel’s Integral Life, for fresh insights into habits of thought, health and wellness!

For your consideration.



OCD SUCKS, But Horses Help

Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

OCD SUCKS, But Horses Help

I have suffered from this disorder my entire life. I want to share some of my story in the hopes that you may better understand the disorder that controls a big part of my actions, thoughts, and my life. I also hope that by understanding a little more about this disorder you will be better able to empathize with other people in your life that may suffer from OCD.

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The Opening of the Tea Bottle that Unveiled a Character Change

Posted by on Sep 16, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

The Opening of the Tea Bottle that Unveiled a Character Change

The change I made was my way of thinking. The thoughts you tell yourself form your own personal reality. If you wake up in the morning dreading the day ahead, and you think it’s going to suck and be miserable… guess what? It probably will be.

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Learning New Skills Online: Personal Growth for Seniors

Posted by on Jul 2, 2018 in Press | 0 comments

Learning New Skills Online: Personal Growth for Seniors

The explosion in online educational opportunities has opened unprecedented learning opportunities for seniors. Some of the nation’s leading colleges and universities offer everything from free courses to degree programs, all taught online

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Monsters in my Mind: What it’s Like with OCD

Posted by on Oct 22, 2016 in Press | 0 comments

Monsters in my Mind: What it’s Like with OCD

I have spent many hours trying to rid my brain of unwanted thoughts. It is totally exhausting. The best way I can describe what having OCD is like is this…think about a horrible time in your life maybe you got fired from a job or someone you love passed away, and you feel extreme anxiety. Your chest hurts, you can’t sleep . . .

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Being Alive

Posted by on Sep 21, 2016 in Press | 0 comments

Being Alive

. . . only hearing nice things in life isn’t really being alive and that just being old isn’t any good without that alive part.

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Familiar Lies

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Press | 0 comments

Familiar Lies

Your body felt different; we weren’t in sync anymore.

I was the spoon and you were the fork.

What did mine feel like?

Was it familiar or different?

Your arm rested heavy across my scars.

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National Suicide Awareness Day

Posted by on Sep 11, 2015 in Confidently Insecure, Press | 1 comment

National Suicide Awareness Day

Let’s all make an effort to encourage people to continue striving to live. To let them know that they’re not alone and that they’re loved and they matter.

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From A Very Young Age

Posted by on Jul 22, 2015 in Confidently Insecure, Press | 0 comments

From A Very Young Age

We’re taught from a very young age that if we don’t have anything nice to say, then don’t say anything at all. We’re taught from a very young age to be kind to people no matter what. We’re taught from a very young age to love people unconditionally, and not to judge . . .

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A professor’s quest to motivate

Posted by on Apr 30, 2015 in Press | 0 comments

A professor’s quest to motivate

Jack Mierop, a life coach, is working to help the homeless

BY MEGAN MENDIBLES
Certain homeless shelters in Orange County can add workshops that focus on well-being to the list of services provided, thanks to one Cal State Fullerton professor.

Jack Mierop, part-time lecturer for the department of Human Communication studies and motivational speaker, is reaching a new audience . . .

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See The World

Posted by on Feb 21, 2015 in Press | 2 comments

See The World

The scariest thing is to be stagnant on a narrow path with the same old friends, doing the same old shit at the same old places and that’s how you get stuck.

Don’t be what I call a “surface friend . . .

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