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Happiness is… going to the Theater

The Bard once wrote, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players.” Maybe it stems from the many resounding thespian successes I experienced as a child, such as the lead shepherd in our church play, or perhaps my most acclaimed role of The Black Toad, in “The Night of the Black Toad”, but as an …

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Happiness is… Traveling the World

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page St. Augustine St. Augustine said, “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” Well, I love to read, and I certainly enjoy reading more than one page. I myself have been to 45 of our states, four of …

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Do you desire to be happier, more successful, but just lack the road map?

Let me help you take that journey with my motivational program, The All New and Improved You. The All New & Improved You takes the reader along a journey of time-proven success steps toward a happier, more fulfilled life. It builds upon a foundation of Faith, Family, Friends and Finance. It adds a second level of Physical, Psychological and Personality …

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Why I Will Always Have Hope

Anne Frank said, “Where there’s hope, there’s life.” I cannot comprehend how anyone would care to live without hope.  When life’s storms rage around us, hope is the ever present life ring ready to be thrown to us.  My hope comes in many ways.  Certainly my faith is at the top of the list.  I am a strong believer in …

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Why I Make Myself Be Happy

Aristotle wrote “Happiness is the meaning and purpose in life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” I believe strongly in maximizing my potential through self-actualization.  I have spent 35 years studying every self-improvement book, audio, and video I could find.  After all this, I am fully convinced that money can’t buy happiness, but happiness can buy success.  Let’s …

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A Little Bit of Sunshine

A Little Bit of Sunshine It is my belief that it is impossible to gaze upon a sunrise, and not feel hope and happiness.  I invite you to join me for some pictures of my favorite sunrise pictures, and some of the inspiration they bring me.   Taken at Myrtle Beach, SC I awake, check the clock.  Great.  Twenty minutes …

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Don’t Worry, be Happy

Don’t Worry, be Happy Researchers have estimated that more than 85% of the things we worry about never happens. I would further state that another 10% of the things we worry about, we could overcome the problem by acting pro-actively rather than sticking our head in the sand. This only leaves 5%. Of this 5%, worrying can serve absolutely no …

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Who’s the Boss?

Who’s the Boss? As an engineer, I learned many important formulas; F = ma tau = F/A k.e. = ½ m.v.2 W = m.g. A = π • r2 But for life, I have discovered a much more valuable formula. E + R = O Where E is the Events of our life. R is our Response to those events. …

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Gee, it’s Going to be a Beautiful Day

Gee, it’s Going to be a Beautiful Day It was June, 1983. My two sisters, father and I sat in a North Carolina hospital room. My mother lay in the bed, dying. She had always been a strong woman, but the last three weeks had left her an empty shell of her previous self. Semi-conscious. Her lips, dry and cracked. …

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