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Oct 21

Live Fearlessly

Tweet According to various dictionaries the word “fearless” means lacking fear or without fear.  What those definitions lack is exemplified by my friend Ha T. Tran, a woman who conquered fear to be a successful author, mother, business woman, and inspirational speaker. Her life proves that “fearless” means not lacking fear but rather being afraid, …

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Sep 30

Living Fearlessly4

Tweet In 1975, Ha was studying to be a lawyer when the Viet Nam War ended and Saigon fell to the Communists. Because Ha’s father was a rich merchant, the Communists put them in a concentration camp.  He bought their way out of the camp, giving up most of what they owned for their freedom. …

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Sep 24

Living Fearlessly3

Tweet Ha Tran has risked life, death and capture as a 1978 war refugee from Vietnam.  She risked life and limb to save her life and the lives of her family.  Fearlessly and with incredible determination, Ha dragged her broken ankle behind her while carrying her newborn son in her arms-being careful not to cry …

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Sep 23

Living Fearlessly2

Tweet When the mind, the spirit and the heart join together and collectively create a visualization of ‘living fearlessly’, it is an innate reaction to tap into a stream of consciousness, to develop a list of descriptive words.  Words like: living limitlessly . . . in self-empowerment . . . with courage, bravely and valiantly …

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Sep 19

Live Fearlessly

Tweet When it comes to taking a risk, leaving my comfort zone, and defying convention, I’ve done it all! I had a privileged life while growing up in Viet Nam. My life changed drastically and suddenly with the crushing fall of Saigon on April 30th, 1975. Overnight the entire country became paranoid. We were never …

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Aug 18

Hope, Alive and Well

Tweet Hope, Alive and Well: an Interview with Ha Tran By Lee Lewis Ha Tran is a Vietnamese refugee, mother of four, and owner of a business called “Hope- Empowered,” through which she offers motivational philosophy and empowerment strategies, as well as business and leadership coaching. She has just published her first book, Empowered by …

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Aug 18

10 Principles to Live By

Tweet “Make your decisions principle-driven so you do what is most important to you at the time.” – David D’Arcangelo 10 Principles to Live By 1. Truly appreciate life just the way it is. Remember…only you have the power to change yourself and your life. 2. Learn to appreciate people more than things. 3. Recognize …

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Aug 10

Welcome to Hope Empowered!

Tweet “Live your life like until you take your last breath” is the theme explored by Ha Tran, a Vietnamese refugee who tells a tale of intrigue, despair, adversity, persistence, trust, determination and most of all, hope. This deeply moving message was instilled in Ha to help others through her message of hope and perseverance.