A day full of quinoa

One of the really cool things about my "job" is that I am both the teacher and the student. In the words of Henry Ford:  Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty.  Anyone who keeps learning stays young.  The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. In coaching … Continue reading A day full of quinoa

Challenge To Change Intl

One day a man saw an old lady, stranded on the side of the road, but even in the dim light of day, he could see she needed help. So he pulled up in front of her Mercedes and got out. His Pontiac was still sputtering when he approached her.

Even with the smile on his face, she was worried. No one had stopped to help for the last hour or so. Was he going to hurt her? He didn’t look safe; he looked poor and hungry. He could see that she was frightened, standing out there in the cold. He knew how she felt. It was those chills which only fear can put in you. He said, “I’m here to help you, ma’am. Why don’t you wait in the car where it’s warm? By the way, my name is Bryan Anderson.”

Well, all she had was a flat tire…

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Beyond the studies……cutting

Just as the perfect storm gathered last week within the environment, as well, the perfect storm within my walls was created.  Unlike the likes of Sandy and those just as powerful before her, my storm, I didn't see coming.  I had no idea. Winds, moisture, pressure, temperatures and even the moon, a merging of weather … Continue reading Beyond the studies……cutting

Are you ready for freedom

Now I'm telling you what to do. BUT, yes the but part, from what I hear most folks just want to feel better. It's not necessarily the 10 or more pounds they need to shed. It's the freedom that is gained. Freedom to stay awake in mid afternoon. Freedom to stop taking anti inflammatory, anti … Continue reading Are you ready for freedom

Accountability and Self Love

; Accountability. The highest form of self love presents itself in your level of accountability to yourself. I like to look at life as a basket full of circumstances. Lets imagine your life as one of these baskets. In looking at your basket of accountability, who's in there? A spouse/partner? Children? Boss? Aging parents? Where … Continue reading Accountability and Self Love

Everyday Heroes

    Where have all the heroes gone, is a question I asked myself this morning. Perhaps they are in the everyday survivors we see.  The cancer survivor, the family surviving from drowning in financial debt, the teen that met the ear to hear their cries of desperation, the dog or cat whose eyes pierced the … Continue reading Everyday Heroes

Value + Quality = Price

In Food Grade, Pharmaceutical Grade I introduced you to a standard that is set out there in manufacturing.  I hope your looking at the shelves in the stores and your pantry just a little different. Even though you may not make any changes in anything you do, it is our goal that you AT LEAST … Continue reading Value + Quality = Price

Felix, two commands, one dream

      Two commands, life connecting and safety supporting instructions needed to be repeated to Felix, as  he sat on the very corner of fear and on the edge of accomplishing a goal. First one, "item 29, release the seat belt".  Secondly "Felix, disconnect the oxygen hose".  Both instructions saw him delay and require two commands … Continue reading Felix, two commands, one dream

Getting Healthy – The Hard Part

What would you say is the hardest part of getting healthier? For some it's the getting started. Goals, direction. For others it's routine.  Busy lives and busy schedules. How and where do I possibly fit in the time, you may wonder. If these are two of your biggest challenges, consider yourself lucky.  There are some … Continue reading Getting Healthy – The Hard Part