Josh Rivedal

Biography

Josh Rivedal (founder, executive director of The i'Mpossible Project) is an author, actor, playwright, and international public speaker. He has spoken about suicide prevention, mental health awareness, and diversity in more than ninety locations across the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Australia. He has served on the board of directors for the New York City chapter of The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. He wrote and developed the one-man play, Kicking My Blue Genes in The Butt (KMBB), which has toured extensively throughout the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. 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. He writes for the Huffington Post. Coming soon in conjunction with The i’Mpossible Project: Living Mentally Well and Crushing it While in College, and Winning the War on Depression and Living Mentally Well.

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Books

The i'Mpossible Project: Volume 2—Changing Minds, Breaking Stigma, Achieving the Impossible
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental illness, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Volume 2 of the i’Mpossible Project—"Changing Minds, Breaking Stigma, Achieving the Impossible," offers 50 life-changing stories—all on mental illness. These are true tales from real people who have achieved incredible feats in the face of overwhelming odds, showing that impossible is just a state of mind—and that anything is possible.
The i'Mpossible Project: Lemonade Stand
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,650. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
These stories in Lemonade Stand are full of heart and the definition of courage. Inside you’ll find a transforming look at a young woman who was assaulted by her best friend, a father navigating raising newborn triplets, and a man who lost his eyesight in a tragic accident and proved that you don’t need eyes to see. When life gives you lemons squeeze, add sugar and pick up a copy of Lemonade Stand
The i'Mpossible Project: Reengaging With Life, Creating a New You
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Storytelling is one of our oldest traditions—yes, even older than the hokey pokey. 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 50 powerful stories. They’re gritty, deep, heartwarming—and guaranteed to help you discover new possibilities in your life.
How To Live Mentally Well and Crush it in High School
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College prep checklists, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Part of The i’Mpossible Project’s peer-to-peer series, inside are nine core principles on how to live mentally well in high school: time management, developing healthy habits, how to unstick when you’re stuck, reframing failure, preparing for college, and more. If you’re ready to maximize your high school experience… without sacrificing your mental health—you need to read this book
How To Live Mentally Well and Crush it in College
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life & student affairs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Part of The i’Mpossible Project’s peer-to-peer series, inside are eight core principles on how to live mentally well in college: time management, developing healthy habits, how to unstick when you’re stuck, reframing failure, entering the job market, and more. If you’re ready to maximize your college experience… without sacrificing your mental health—you need to read this book!
The Gospel According to Josh: A 28-Year Gentile Bar Mitzvah
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide
From The Maury Povich Show to International Public Speaker… Tortured by his thoughts, Josh finds himself standing on the ledge of a 4th floor window, contemplating ending it all; in a moment of truth, he must reach out to the only person who can help him before it's too late. A comedic and poignant tale of love, loss, struggle, survival—a journey through depression and coming out the other side...

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