Book: From Home to Homeless to Success by Dr. Carlton Youngcategories: Book, Biography, Memoirs, Christian Living, Self-Help, Motivational, Motivational Speaker, Activist, Family Values, Homelessness, Life's Adversities, Empowerment, Positive Choices, Homeless, Inspirational Biography
Dr. Carlton Youngabout this book: This book "From Home to Homeless to Success" is not only about overcoming life's adversities. It's the true secret how to making changes in your life and making the changes count. From Home to Homeless to Success is the story of a father and his son surviving the odds of homelessness and hardship. It was written to help others who are looking to improve there quality of life, through words of empowerment, inspiration and problem solving. Decision making, positive choices and the power of vision are some of the way's you can achieve what you want with the abilities you already have, this book show's you how.
From Home to Homeless to Success is a guide to identifying the obstacles and the enemies that block the achievements of your success.
Amidst the worst housing crises in U.S. history, a former homeless man says the most effective bailout is an investment in the minds of those facing the loss of their homes. "Even though you may lose everything materially, you can make it if you reinforce your mind and spirit," said Carlton Young.
After losing his job, Young found himself homeless with his young son. That was almost a decade ago, but he can still remember how financial upheaval can change a person's life almost overnight. Young, a 22-year retired decorated Marine, was working for the Federal Aviation Administration when he suddenly went from actively thriving to barely surviving while living out of his car in metro Atlanta, GA. "I learned a lot about those people," said Young, "while living on the streets." He has chronicled his life on the streets in a new book titled "From Home to Homeless to Success." He says "those people" are not all bad. "They need hope," says Young, who has included empowerment exercises in his book.
Historically, homelessness has affected those who had already lived at or near the poverty line or those who struggled with substance abuse or mental illness. Today, as home foreclosures loom, some everyday working Americans may find themselves among the expanding homeless population. Young says he can both empathize with and equip those who face loss.
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