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7 Ways to Show Gratitude, Be Thankful
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I want to encourage you to voice your “attitude of gratitude”. Say thank you and give constructive feedback to your staff, friends, children, and co-workers and encourage them to be better in their lives and work.

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Hi, my name is Curtis!

After almost losing my life twice in 2018, I truly realized just how valuable life is. I created The Real Optimist (now TROLiving) to inspire others through great food, design, fashion, and positive vibes.​
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Aromatherapy Diffuser 7 Color Changing Light

Bellemain Stainless Steel Mixing Bowls w/Lids

NUWAVE BRIO 6-Quart Digital Air Fryer

Keurig K-Classic Coffee Maker, Single Serve 

Food & Recipes


Cajun Grits & Scrambled Eggs with Kimchi

Breakfast just got a bit more interesting! This dish boasts spicy and bold flavors that will have you and your family savoring each bite.


Prosciutto Ham, Baked Pears and Mozzarella Burrata​​

A super easy appetizer that amps up the wow factor! Pears baked in honey and fine Italian balsamic, plus sweet burrata cheese, are rolled up in flavorful prosciutto di parma. Depending on the season, substitute with peaches or figs.


Harissa Bobotie Vegan Meatloaf

Try this savory, spice, sweet Vegan meatloaf – inspired by an authentic African meat based dish that can now be enjoyed by all!

Lifestyle & Inspiration


How To Start Your Day On A Positive Note

Everyday brings new challenges and blessing, learning to train the mind to think positive thoughts -can make all the difference between a GREAT one or LACK LUSTER!


Grooming Tips Every Man Should Know

If you still believe male grooming is taboo we beg to differ. Long gone are the days of male scorn for taking care of himself. Are you less of a man because you want clean finger nails, take care of your skin, or even dress well?


4 Simple Ways to Invest in Your Financial Future Now​

Have you ever ran into a situation where you had an emergency or wanted to go on that weekend getaway, but the lacked the funds?




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