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The Journey Towards a Balanced Life
Don’t Be Afraid to Fail

Don’t Be Afraid to Fail

In the Wednesday Wisdom segment I discuss how the fear of failure often impedes us from taking risks to pursue what we want in life. https://youtu.be/dbrTnl1QN00

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Life Transitions

In this Wisdom Wednesday segment, I address on how I am feeling about my upcoming retirement from the fire service. This is a major life transition that I am completely at peace with. I am entering the 3rd Act in life, which can often times be the best....

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Challenges: View Not as an Obstacle, but as a Gift

Challenges: View Not as an Obstacle, but as a Gift

In this Wisdom Wednesday segment, I discuss how to view the challenges we face in life not as an obstacle, but rather as a gift. https://youtu.be/ffrvpZxfPIw Lauren Daigle reveals her own mentor near the end of this song. Yours may not be the same as hers,...

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The Happiness Curve

In this Wisdom Wednesday segment, I discuss how the Happiness Curve can be applied to our young adult life, in addition to our 50+ years. https://youtu.be/YEgToCkbgwM...

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Be Good For Something

Be Good For Something

The month of April is designated as National Volunteer Month, and sometimes a call to action can be found in the most unlikeliest of places. In this segment, I talk about my experience at the Historic Grove Park Inn located in Asheville, North Carolina....

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Obstacles Can Lead to a True Calling

In this Wisdom Wednesday segment, I talk about how the trials, tribulations, traumas, or obstacles we encounter during this lifetime can lead to our true calling or destiny. https://youtu.be/VwMOu1Z-xfM

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The Autonomic Protector

The Autonomic Protector

https://youtu.be/Jj9NzIHP4pM Author Linda Kohanov in her book The Tao of Equus (2001), provides an excellent description of the Autonomic Nervous System as it relates to both the "flight or fight", and the "rest and digest" functions that living beings experience...

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A Story of Closure

As my retirement from active duty with the fire service draws closer, I discuss the concept of closure. https://youtu.be/Brh1lEWyc-4 A word of caution that the following video may contain triggering material for some individuals as I am descriptive about the top three...

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New Year, New Possibilities

In this segment I discuss resolutions, goal-setting and how we can use temporary setbacks as teachable moments. https://youtu.be/9xH-38YOe8I

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Sharing, Sacrifice, and Commitment

It may take associating with a group of like-minded people to assist you in meeting your goals. Sharing, sacrifice, and commitment are ways to achieve this end. https://youtu.be/lppES6SL6vs  

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