Perfect Timing

We tell God, or the universe, or karma, to use us, then we get upset because we don’t like the assignment. Guess what? It doesn’t work that way. When you become the instrument or chosen to be the tool to implement help, you get to do the hard stuff. The instrument takes the pressure, gets turned … More Perfect Timing

5 Benefits of exercising outdoors — One Regular Guy Writing about Food, Exercise and Living Past 100

I wanted to reproduce this very simple infographic because I think it is accurate, helpful and meets my bias of not liking working out indoors at the health club. That doesn’t mean that you can’t do it and get worthwhile health benefits. I just really prefer doing it outdoors. Tony via 5 Benefits of exercising outdoors … More 5 Benefits of exercising outdoors — One Regular Guy Writing about Food, Exercise and Living Past 100

I Feel Like 17

My new favorite song is “Brand New“ by Ben Rector. It’s a good feeling song that makes my heart and soul smile. Before I heard “Brand New”, while talking and really listening to a friend,  I watched their expressions as they spoke. For some reason, at that moment, it made me think about what they were like … More I Feel Like 17

Love Everything That Happens — Of Undisputed Origin

Thank you, Madeline Johnson for sharing this with us! This lesson is a hard one. A difficult thing to do. Not impossible, but definitely challenging. Learn to love everything that happens to you. Everything. Loss, love, pain, joy, anger, disappointment. Everything. To do great things we must be able to endure tragedy and setbacks. Ryan Holiday, The … More Love Everything That Happens — Of Undisputed Origin

Your Inner Hero

A few weeks back I was driving along and a song came on the radio that got my brain thinking. In the song, “Superheroes”, by The Script, one line says, “turn your pain into power”.  What a great definition of a real superhero!  If you’re not into Superheroes, then at least take some time to connect with your … More Your Inner Hero

Put Your Mind in Service to Your Higher Self…and Other Wisdom From Martha Beck — Martha Beck

Thank you, Martha! Task Six: Let Your Meta-Self Flow Through You Task Hello, beloved readers! If you’ve been following along—or if you’ve read my recent book, which is finally out and about in the world—you know it’s time to learn the Sixth Task of Bewilderment (pronounced “be-wilder-ment”). It’s all part of the process of waking … More Put Your Mind in Service to Your Higher Self…and Other Wisdom From Martha Beck — Martha Beck

Happy May!

Happy May Day to you, my friends!  Last month we talked about April showers, so it’s only fitting to chat about May flowers this month. May Day is celebrated on May 1st as a spring holiday. I personally celebrate May 1st as the birth of my second son. But, to keep with the theme of May flowers, according to theholidayspot.com … More Happy May!