First COVID-19, Then Riots, Next?

For the past few months, the daily onslaught of the COVID-19 pandemic has occupied prime space in media. It must instill fear and trepidation to qualify as a ‘news’ story. Sometimes, it is news. Sometimes, it is the believed opinion … Continue reading

The Secret to being Happy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

I remember reading a story about the Danes being the happiest people on earth. They are active people, generally married, and healthier than their neighbors. They live their lives in the present tense – today. The Danes’ expectations of the … Continue reading

Ten Ways to Master Health

The Navy Seals are masters of their trade. Is there any reason why we should not be masters of our trade of healthy living? There are many sayings and mottos of the Navy Seals. I have chosen ten that I … Continue reading

2020 Will Be Exactly the Same as 2019 Unless…

Navy Seal David Goggins has a YouTube video called Embrace the Suck!!! 10 minutes is worth your time. We never shift from our comfort zones from year to year. Is 2020 going to look a lot like 2019, and 2018, … Continue reading

Pushing Through or Enjoying Life?

I ran more in New Orleans than I have anywhere or anytime in my life.  I was running two to four races on Saturdays and Sundays, plus the Wednesday afternoon Audubon Park run, plus an occasional Friday night run – plus all … Continue reading

One Toe Over Your Comfort Zone

  Comfort zones was a topic of discussion recently. What is my comfort zone and how can I step over the edge?  Maybe it can be better phrased – what am I afraid to do by myself?  What do I … Continue reading

Pushing Forward or Standing Still

Confucius said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”  When we begin a journey of a thousand miles, we have embarked upon a major goal in our lives. My wife and I walked the Camino de … Continue reading

How to Raise your Happiness

I remember reading a story about the Danes being the happiest people on earth.  They are active people, generally married and healthier than their neighbors.  They live their lives in the present tense – today.  But, their expectations of the future … Continue reading

Double-Edged Sword Part 3 of 3

Your subconscious mind is a double-edged sword when working towards success and failure. It can help you or hurt you. There are ways to wield the sword more on the success side. Your subconscious mind retains every event in your … Continue reading

The Double-Edge Sword of Your Future Part 1 of 3

Our subconscious mind is the most powerful weapon you have in your arsenal to succeed or fail in life.  It is a true double-edged sword.  A single-edged sword is generally used for slashing and cutting – there is only one … Continue reading