In the sixties, only four things limited us kids: Our allowance, our imagination, our sense of adventure, and however much slack our parents cut us- which, as long as we did our chores and homework, there was a fair bit. READ MORE HERE
Jim was so gosh-darn persuasive in his talk that day, I figured not following his advice would be a mistake. Since I’m still following it almost thirty years later, I’d say that was a good call. READ MORE HERE
Remember in Titanic when Jack is dining in first class and nasty Francis Fisher asks if he finds his “kind of rootless existence appealing?” Jack replies he does, explains his reasoning, and finishes with “I figure life’s a gift, and to make each day count”. Even though he’s fictional, Jack Dawson sure knew how to suck the marrow out of life…
Whenever we need help or want something for ourselves, we must boldly and unapologetically ask for it. And yes, it’s really that easy; take my word on it. READ MORE HERE
At the beginning of the pandemic I made a bold prediction: I said that whatever a person’s (pre-Covid) behaviours or habits were, they’d be magnified (for better or for worse) by the impending restrictions, job status, social life, etc. We all knew Covid would affect everyone; the question was would our individual reactions help us or hurt us?
I know it sounds weird, but a few years back I fell deeply in love with my morning coffee ritual. It’s true. I’m also not sure how it happened; just that one day my relationship with coffee went from casual fling to a lifelong, till-death-do-us-part relationship, one that…
*This post is (an updated version) from David’s book, “Punch Failure in The Face, The Buy It a Beer” With the pandemic (hopefully) finally rounding the corner, this week our country dropped another restriction; one that for many, has been the worst of all. As of April 1st, 2022, after travelling abroad, vaccinated Canadians no […]
Call me crazy, but why would anyone throw their weight behind a singular point of view without first inviting outside ideas, opinions and information – perspective- to gain greater clarity, insight, compassion or understanding of them first? I don’t get it!