Carey Portell

Inspirational Blogger and Speaker

THRIVE*BIG

What Choice Will You Make?

Changing one perspective at a time by doing the one thing I've been most afraid of my entire life.

I am a country girl who likes to kick up her heels in the city every now & then. I am passionate about life and love to bring a smile to others. My roles include: mother, wife, farm hand, photographer, inspirational blogger and speaker. 

Choosing a Life you Want out of the Life you were Given

Speaking

I schedule speaking engagements with different presentations according to the audience. Please contact me for more details.

Blog

Enjoy my blog as I take you on my journey. Read about my trials of recovery, parenthood, photography, cooking and my life on a farm!

Workshops

Workshops include:
Faith is Like WiFi
Keep Calm & Set Goals

TESTIMONIALS
"Thank you so much for coming and sharing this message. This can't be easy for you to talk about and "relive" each time. My kids also came home and talked about it with me. Carter told me that one of his friends, a girl, was crying while listening to you talk. You are impacting and, I am sure, changing lives. Thank you so much!!" ~ M. Deppe
"Carey Portell it was so good to see you today and hear your story as you tell it. You are such an inspiration of determination and what a positive spirit can do. Thank you for your willingness to share." ~ E. Mitchell

My Blog

Workshops are coming!

It took a hot minute but I have finished two courses to give my own workshops!Speaking at conferences, I am asked frequently to give workshops.  I’ve given a few, but really feel like pulled them out of my rear even though I researched plenty.  Great reviews, but I like to feel more prepared.  I wish

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Have you found your tribe?

You know when you walk into a room & in your head the Rodney Atkins song “These are my people” start playing ? That’s what happens to me when I speak at an Agriculture event, especially a Women in Ag event! Wednesday, the MO State Women in Ag Conference came to an end in St.

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Have you been Judged on how you feel?

You should probably watch this video prior to reading this blog post to understand where I am coming from. Watching this a few days ago brought up emotions I thought I had dealt with. Realizing pretty quickly I hadn’t dealt with them, I just stuffed them down into a dark place without working through them.

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CONTACT ME

Changing one perspective at a time by doing the one thing I've been most afraid of my entire life

I schedule speaking engagements with different presentations according to the audience. Please contact me for more details.