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Be okay with being different PLUS a Friessens boxed set bonanza!

 April 30, 2018

By  Lorhainne Eckhart

Be okay with being different!
 
We tell our kids this, and our friends, but most of us don’t really believe it deep down. If you think about it, how often do you find yourself slipping into that place of needing to find a way to fit in? The only problem with that is that to have the results in your life that only five percent of the population has, you need to think and perform and be like the five percent of the population who are taking charge of their 

lives. When you start owning who you are, owning your power, being more productive, more loving, more physically fit and energetic and happy, you’re lifting your standards and are no longer settling for mediocrity. Honestly, did any of us ever say, “When I grow up, I’m going to settle for being mediocre, average, and fitting in”? Of course not. The problem is that most people spend their time watching TV, being reactive, being busy just being busy, planning, and playing the victim, letting life coast by.

What you want to be is an anti-victim, an A player, and a leader. Own your inner visionary and you can change the world. Did you know that every visionary was first ridiculed before he or she was revered?
 
It happened to me. When I first started out as an author, many of my family, friends, acquaintances, and even fellow authors would pooh-pooh me for even thinking I could succeed, saying things to bring me down instead of getting behind me and saying things to lift me up. They had that negative instinct, which is the first reactive instinct in all of us. Just know that you really can change the world and do amazing things, or you can choose to fit in with the herd. You can’t do both. I chose not to fit in with the herd but rather to walk that lonely path that has given me so much self-confidence, love, and gratitude, and it’s changed me into a better person.
 
One of the challenges is understanding how. How do you manage to be different from everyone else? How do you manage when people don’t understand you? When you’re a leader and are running your best life, it’s a lonely sport. People will wonder why you’re getting up so early, why you’re being so positive, why you’re not participating in a conversation to gossip and tear someone down, why you’re radiating your best and being optimistic or loving with strangers, why you’re doing world-class work when most people are just coasting, just getting by. No one signed on for settling, so don’t settle, and don’t spend the best hours of your day, or your life, being busy just being busy. Embrace the fact that you’re different, and be okay with every part of yourself, inside and out, that’s different from everyone else.


The brand new Friessens box is here!  Follow the newest generation of Friessens in this special collection of titles from the big family romance series including In the Moment, In the Family, In the Silence, In the Stars and In the Charm plus bonus short stories.  THE FRIESSENS, BOOKS 9 - 13 boxed set is now available at Amazon, Nook, iBooks, Kobo, GooglePlay and Smashwords.

Plus, see where it all began with THE OUTSIDER SERIES: THE COMPLETE OMNIBUS COLLECTION, now on sale for just $2.99!  Meet the Friessen men and the women they love in the this emotionally charged contemporary romance series.  Features all of The Outsider series novels and novellas including international bestseller The Forgotten Child, Fallen Hero, The Awakening, Secrets, Runaway, The Unexpected Storm and The Wedding.  Don't miss this steal of a deal!  Fall in love with the Friessens today, on sale for a limited time only at Amazon, Nook, iBooks, Kobo, GooglePlay and Smashwords.

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Lorhainne Eckhart


With flawed strong characters, characters you can relate to, New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Lorhainne Eckhart writes the kind of books she wants to read. She is frequently a Top 100 bestselling author in multiple genres, and her second book ever published, The Forgotten Child, is no exception. With close to 900 reviews on Amazon, translated into German and French, this book was such a hit that the long-running Friessen Family series was born. Now with over ninety titles and multiple series under her belt her big family romance series are loved by fans worldwide. A recipient of the 2013, 2015 and 2016 Readers’ Favorite Award for Suspense and Romance, Lorhainne lives on the sunny west-coast Gulf Island of Salt Spring Island, is the mother of three, her oldest has autism and she is an advocate for never giving up on your dreams.

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