Show Them What Love Looks Like

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I had no idea that just 3 years ago in the central heart of Virginia, Charlottesville was noted by the National Bureau of Economic Research as the happiest city in America. Crazy, huh? “Joy Town, USA” is what the Daily Progress called it. As of August 12, 2017, I would say, ‘joy’ in the once happy city of Charlottesville is at an all time low.


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Do We Really Have To Love Ourselves First?

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There are many cliches out there that nonchalantly get thrown around.  We tend to accept these one-liners without any serious thought and they eventually become collected and a part of our belief systems. Some examples include:

1. “Too much of a good thing is a bad thing.”

2. “This is the first day of the rest of your life.”

3. “The grass is always greener on the other side.”

4. “When one door shuts, another one opens.”

And the winner of the day…

5.“You have to love yourself first before you can love anyone else.”

Don’t get me wrong, most cliches sound good.  That’s probably why they’ve become so overused throughout time. These cliches can hold truth as well, but I think that depends on the person who decides if that’s the case or not.  My beef, however, is with the last cliche. I mean do we really have to fully love ourselves first before we can love another?


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Wouldn’t Change A Thing!

For those who have been following my journey from the get, you already know that music has always been my original passion. I continue to be humbled by all your love and support.  It certainly has been a ride and I thank you for sticking by me. I wouldn’t change a thing!

For those who have just joined us, you’re in for a treat. Means a lot that you’ve come aboard and will allow me to share my journey with you. I think you’ll find that we are more connected than we know. This Positively James thing somehow makes my life count. One word at a time I suppose. Yet, it’s something I began for all of us. It’s something I created in hopes to get people thinking, feeling and living better. I am beyond blessed to be able to share this process with you by putting all my God given talents to the test. So without any further ado, I give you “James David!” Enjoy the music video!

Positively yours,

James “David” Calderon

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Let Me Remind You…You Are Amazing!

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Every now and then we stumble and at times even fall. Sometimes when we fall, we think we’ve failed. Baby, we only fail when we stop trying and stay down.  But we don’t do that. Psshh, that’s right, we get up! We get back on! Honey child, you’re amazing! Just in case you forgot, let me remind you.


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