Quote on Perception and Reality

. ...quantum science...tells us that everything in our reality is ultimately a reflection of our own consciousness—that, when something happens, it's because a part of our own consciousness is drawing that experience into our awareness.” -Dr. Sue Morter, The Energy Codes (2019) We see what we think about. We see hate if we look for… Continue reading Quote on Perception and Reality

The Best Thing About Youth Sports is Not Sports

The best, most valuable thing about sports is not sports. It’s everything else: TeamworkCommunicationPushing yourselfSelf-disciplineNutritionBonding with and supporting teammatesLearning about failureExerciseResponsibilitySchedulingSportsmanshipHoning a skill The best lessons of sports participation can be applied to the rest of their lives, at work, home, and in the community. Most of life is not sport. Parents who focus on… Continue reading The Best Thing About Youth Sports is Not Sports

“Go play outside!”

The Art of Manliness podcast #532: How to Create a Neighborhood Where Kids Play Outside Terrific interview with Mark Lanza, author of Playborhood: Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Place of Play. He wanted to bring back the archaic practice of kids playing outside. So he did. And he wrote a book to help you do… Continue reading “Go play outside!”

Psych, the TV Series: a Prescription for Cynicism

Are you weary of all the social bickering and political unrest? Take a fun break and watch an episode or two of super silly USA series Psych. All eight seasons now available on Amazon Prime. James Roday, Dulé Hill (also co-producers), and a terrific supporting cast entertained fans for eight seasons, until 2014. What about… Continue reading Psych, the TV Series: a Prescription for Cynicism

Why I Talk to Strangers: We are All Connected

Image by Jezael Melgoza on Unsplash. Minding your own businessRefusing to make eye contactShutting yourself inside your home after school or work without talking to your neighborsLiving in a virtual, anonymous world of likes, anger, and lies That’s no way to live. We are alive, at this time, with billions of others for a reason.… Continue reading Why I Talk to Strangers: We are All Connected

Seven Words Inviting Change

How are you? “Blessed. Beyond belief. And so are you.” -Peter, father, grandfather, and security guard for Waipahu Medical Building While trying to change his own mindset, Peter discovered the positive effect these seven meaningful words had on others. He recreated his perception and expectations of himself and the world when he believed and lived… Continue reading Seven Words Inviting Change