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Storytelling is one of our oldest traditions. Stories can make us laugh or cry… or both at the same time. They can teach, inspire and even ignite an entire movement. The i’Mpossible Project is a collection of powerful stories. They’re 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…
If you’re ready to create new possibilities in your life, you need to read this book!
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This is pretty big. I’ve been curating this book for more than two years—fiddling with the right combination of stories, authors, and concepts. If you’ve followed along on the blog then you know I've put my everything into this book. And you’re getting a little of me and fifty incredible authors and stories when you get this book. It was exhausting and wonderful and a once-in-a-lifetime process to produce this book… and it was all worth it.
Proceeds from the book help fund our programming in mental health, diversity, and suicide prevention.
Josh Rivedal is an author, actor, playwright, and international public speaker. He has spoken about suicide prevention, mental health awareness, and diversity in 100+ locations across the U.S., Canada, U.K., and Australia. He is the founder and executive director of The i’Mpossible Project--a non-profit media company designed to entertain, educate, and engage on suicide prevention, mental health, diversity and social change. His memoir The Gospel According to Josh: A 28-Year Gentile Bar Mitzvah, based on KMBB and published by Skookum Hill in 2013, is on The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s recommended reading list.
What They're Saying About the Book
"What a fantastic honest book for cancer crushers and caregivers: I’ll definitely be recommending it the cancer community! " - Ethan Zohn, 2x Cancer Survivor, Megaphone for the Young Adult Cancer Community, Winner of SURVIVOR Africa & TV Personality
"When the skies get all dark, pick up The i’MPossible Project book and read a story or two, be inspired, and wait for the storm to pass." - Non Fiction Book Reviews (read the whole review HERE)
“A powerhouse book” - Jenna Talackova, Canadian model and television personality
"Very nice piece. It introduces pain of loss but with the hope that lives can be saved." - Eric Hipple, former NFL Quarterback Detroit Lions
"Reading the stories in this book will help anyone overcome obstacles and succeed.” - Ian Harvie standup comedian, transman
"Each story pulled at my heart and inspired me to live a fuller and more purpose driven life. I would recommend this book as a daily source of courage, inspiration and hope." - Carol Graham, wife of Major General Mark Graham who lost one son to the war in Iraq and the other to suicide.
- ABC News (U.S.)
- American Weekend (iHeart radio)
- Thrive and Connect (Podcast)
- Knowledge for Men (Podcast)
- Menprovement (Podcast)
- Join Up Dots (Podcast)
- An Evolving Lifestyle (Podcast)
- Cracking Creativity (Podcast)
- HuffPost Live (Broadcast)
- Do Over Life (Podcast)
- Inspired Masculinity (Podcast)
- reecaspieces (Blog)
- Ultimate Man (Podcast)
- The Journey, Stories of Crisis and Hope
- Discover Your Talent (Podcast)
About the 50 Authors
“The authors in this book are some of the strongest, most resilient people I have ever met. They have overcome their son’s homicide and started an LGBT youth suicide prevention hotline and won an Academy Award. They hold top positions at some of the best colleges and universities across the U.S. They are out, proud and starting mini and macro movements because of their story. They are managing physical health challenges and starting online followings to benefit others who are dealing with their same challenge. These folks are remarkable and I’m honored to have them in this book.”