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

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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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Memories from Christmas Past

As I removed holiday decorations each year I think of how our family has changed. Memories of each child come to mind as I remove their ornaments from our tree. Many are handmade from school projects, others have photos inserted of them as an infant, others with their names printed on them in glitter. When

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Nick Velazquez: Trenton FFA Chapter

Nick is a student and FFA member at Trenton High School, located in Grundy County, MO.  Nick was researching Missouri’s AgrAbility program that is offered through the Missouri Extension and heard of my story.  He contacted me to hear a personal testimony to use for his FFA Speech this past Spring.  He worked and researched

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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.