Courtney Cole: BTG with Mindy Schinnerer.  Tuesday October 17th  200 Influencers unite together to change the world and put an end to all divisions that separate us. It’s an unprecedented and massive grassroots campaign to return the focus to what’s most important…the heart and soul of the woman. Join us as well as some courageous men…from brand new bloggers to celebrities to a young model with Downs Syndrome. I am thrilled to meet both of these women and proud to share their story.  This is an incredible day and it is designed to be inclusive as we believe #wearestrongertogether .

From Courtney Cole-

Today wasn’t about age, but about growth. Not the physical kind where you grow taller, a little more wrinkly, or senile.  It was about spiritually growing more aware of myself, through the mentorship of the amazing Mindy Schinnerer.

Mindy Schinnerer

I’ll be honest, I didn’t know what to except when I became a part of the Bridging the Gap campaign.  Mindy and I were paired together because we both share a love for music, and have been successful in following

     I’ll be honest, I didn’t know what to except when I became a part of the Bridging The Gap campaign. Mindy and I were paired together because we both share a love for music, and have been successful in following our crazy dreams. However, I thought I might have trouble connecting with someone older who knew the music industry at a different time, because it has changed SO much (it changes daily, to be honest). But boy, was I wrong! Mindy shared her story about how she started singing at a young age, moved out of her hometown to pursue her singing career, and shared her crazy tour stories as she toured singing with acts like Don Henley and Fleetwood Mac. She told me about how fate lead her from one gig to the next. I shared almost identical stories with her; almost to the tee! Our stories might look a little different circumstantially, but they are the same. The only true difference is time.

    Today, I honestly felt like I got to speak to my future self. Someone who has taken the leap before me, and is screaming from the other side of the canyon saying “you don’t have to be afraid, because you ARE going to make it across! Just jump!” She has gone before me, and has experienced the same fear, the same grief, the same trials, and she came out on the other side ok. In fact, there were times in our conversation where she had chills all over her body as she encouraged me to see past the fear, because she wished she had done the same. As I am sitting here writing this, I have chills all over MY body, because I so often wonder what my future self will think looking back on this crazy journey. After speaking with Mindy, I see the gratitude, the wisdom, and the expansion that I could only hope to achieve one day.

    Because of Mindy, I am changed. She has not only inspired me with her words and her light, but she continues to inspire others as she encourages people to live the life they desire by creating vibrant health, both physically and financially. You, too, can be inspired by this beautiful woman, by checking out her website  revitalizeyourbody.org. I realize now how truly connected we are. I realize the power in CONVERSATION. Age does not separate us. Time might, but I have learned today that that is the most beautiful part. It’s a true blessing.

-Courtney Cole