Name: Josh Rivedal
What’s your current project: An inspirational and motivational book of 50 true, short stories: The i’Mpossible Project: Reengaging With Life, Creating a New You. It has been described as a “Chicken Soup for the Soul for the new millennium”
Why and how are you involved? I am the curator and editor of the book. I have been telling my story via a one-man show for almost five years (Kicking My Blue Genes in the Butt) and it has helped more than 15000 get clarity and reframe their thinking around suicide, mental health issues, and obstacles in general.
Storytelling is one of our oldest traditions—yes, even older than the hokey pokey. Stories can make us laugh or cry… or both at the same time. They can teach, inspire and even ignite an entire movement.
The stories in The i’Mpossible Project are gritty, deep, heartwarming—and guaranteed to help you discover new possibilities in your life.
These stories are all about overcoming obstacles, reengaging with life, and creating new possibilities—a son’s homicide, a transgender man finding love, coming back from the brink of suicide, finding your funny in the face of overwhelming odds, and more…