Live in the moment… Like a toddler!

Don’t like to read then watch the trailer above! Or click here… The post below is the talk. The video and upcoming videos are the walk. Please follow along! Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it…

Are you ready to pass the Test of life?

September 30, 2016, Day 30 Vlog Challenge word Test I made it! I challenged myself to post a video a day for 30 days using the daily prompt as the basis for the videos. It was a personal challenge. A personal test. This was about me being able to be creative in a box that I…

Our emotional Facade is for our own protection…

September 29, 2016, Day 29 Vlog challenge word Facade If you’ve been following along or watched the first few videos then you know I’m doing this challenge for me. I’m doing it to get over myself. To get over my own emotional facade. Most people put up their facade to protect themselves against other people’s words….

What happened to agree to Disagree?

  September 28, 2016, Day 28 Vlog Challenge word Disagree What ever happened to people agreeing to disagree? Think about it. When you say that to someone you are showing their thought or opinion the respect it deserves. These days we’re more in the space of disagree to disagree. We’ve stopped listening to each other. The next…

Don’t leave conversations Unfinished

September 27, 2016, Vlog challenge word Unfinished Today is my wife’s and I eighth wedding anniversary and it got me thinking and reminiscing about the last eight years. We’ve been through a lot together and the one thing that has got us through all the tough times is we never leave conversations unfinished. We always…

When you have a Dilemma don’t choose the easy answer!

September 26, 2016, Day 26 Vlog Challenge word Dilemma Think back to a time when you had a real dilemma in your life. Think about it. I bet you there was the correct choice and the incorrect choice. Who cares if you chose correct choice. More than likely the correct choice was the more difficult path…

Don’t Pretend to care

September 25th, 2016, Day 25 Vlog Challenge word Pretend THANK YOU to all those who donated the last month. I woke up full of appreciation and gratitude for what amazing support we saw yesterday at our first annual charity event benefiting Project Sanctuary. We raised over $30,000 for Project Sanctuary! It got me thinking about how…

Do you find peace while others find Panic?

September 24th, 2016, Vlog Challenge word Panic It’s the day of our event, the FT Games, which is a fundraiser for Project Sanctuary. It’s a great veterans charity that supports the veteran and their family. The program starts with a six-day retreat and then two years of follow-up for whatever they need. With all that pressure…

What does Generous mean to you? 

September 23rd, 2016, Day 23 Vlog Challenge word Generous What does being generous mean to you? To me, it means showing kindness to a stranger just because. It means being kind to your friends and family just because. I bring it up because of how much generosity we’ve seen over the past week while fundraising for…

How often do you Jump to the wrong Conclusion?

September 22nd, 2016 Day 22 Vlog Challenge word Jump Sitting outside on our front patio just enjoying the sun before the inevitable happens. The cold winter is right around the corner. It got me thinking about how often we humans jump to conclusions. Most times our rash judgements turn out to be wrong. Nine out of ten…

Is your behavior Stylish? 

September 21, 2016, Day 21 of Vlog Challenge word Stylish Have you ever thought of your behavior as stylish? Don’t worry I’ve never thought of it that way. When I think of what stylish means  to me it’s about your clothing etc helps you conform to a group. Think about how your behavior also helps you…

When was your last moment of Silence? 

September 20th, 2016 Day 20 of Vlog Challenge word Silence When was the last time you had a moment of silence to yourself? {moment of silence} Was that it? Was that the last time you sat in silence? I bring it up because most of us live in an over stimulated world where we bounce from…