God’s Plan Unfolding

God’s Plan Unfolding

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As we gathered for New Year’s Eve Celebrations on December 31, 2019, I don’t think that any one of us would have thought that the New Year of 2020 would have unfolded as it did: economically, medically, emotionally, financially, coupled with a national election and associated political strife seen in immense divisions societally. Much of this crisis environment was driven by a virus, or so we were told. Our country and indeed our world have gone from one negative event to another. The effects on people are as varied as the people themselves, but it would be safe to say we all have been impacted significantly by the events of 2020. The publisher of my book Enjoy your Journey - Ten Bedrock Truths to Improve Everything About You wanted to assemble…
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Great Results with Less Effort

Great Results with Less Effort

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I have had this thought running in my mind for a while about getting Great Results with Less Effort. I have been reflecting on my recent five years with two job changes, relocating from a community we lived for twenty years, and a terminal illness that ended up in the passing of Nancy, my high school sweetheart and wife of twenty-eight years. What I have learned through the experiences of my Life Journey was the importance of using the Bedrock Truths to focus on the highest priority issues, and tapping into relationships and perspectives so that I am making the most informed decisions I can. The first Bedrock Truth is “Ninety Percent Today and Ten Percent Tomorrow.” This Bedrock Truth is about prioritizing what is most important and investing in…
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Enjoy Your Chemistry!!

Enjoy Your Chemistry!!

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I always knew humans are affected by chemistry (hormones) in our body.  I never really looked into it until recently when my son Grant shared a video by Simon Sinek: Why Leaders Eat Last. The gold nugget or ah ha moment for me was when Simon went into detail about the hormones and their role.  It was like a light bulb went on inside my head – Enjoy Your Journey and the 10 Bedrock Truths is all about Enjoying Your Chemistry!! What we do and how we respond affect how our hormone system engages.   The two hormones I want to focus on are Oxytocin and Cortisol. Oxytocin is like an antidepressant and it has a positive effect on prosocial behaviors.  When we have good levels of Oxytocin we are relaxed,…
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