This week I experienced a major milestone in my writing, I have fully and finishing editing my book in which I started back in December 2018 and since have been editing it after finishing the first draft in October of 2019. It has been a journey for me as any writer this is thing of … Continue reading I Did It! My Edited Book Helix 2029 is complete – Now What?
I have believed in the paranormal for many years as at times my interest is consumed in knowing about what exist that I have not seen like Bigfoot, UFO’s and Aliens in addition to the world of ghosts and spirits. For most the unknown is intriguing that somethings exist that are so different then our … Continue reading I want to Believe! The truth is Out There.
Second chances are always appreciated in our lives whether it’s a second chance at a relationship or a career or to rebuild. I can honestly say I have gotten a few second chances in life especially after my Suicide attempt in 2007. At that point in my life which I was in my mid-twenties I … Continue reading Second Chances are Possible for You and I!
Each year we get to celebrate those women in our life who we call mom, it could be our maternal mother, stepmother, grandmother or other. In the United States we certainly have commercialized Mother’s Day with flowers, gifts and going out to enjoy a good meal together. The Happiness and Sadness of Mother’s Day! It … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day 2022
Step right up, Step right up! The show is about to begin as we explore the world of the circus and those who made and make a magical place to visit. The tradition of the circus has a long incredible history as we learned from last week, but that history lesson is not over today … Continue reading Series Feature #21 Life in the Circus from Yesterday to Today! – Charlotte Vogel (Susi the Elephant Skin Girl)
Recently my wife came home upset from work due to bullying taking place at her work. My wife who is a little older than me has had to deal with bullying and discrimination at a major fast food corporation, you can only guess which one it is, but they have been in the news before … Continue reading We are a nation bully’s
The road to a healthy lifestyle can be one of the most beneficial goals to have leading to better mental health , focus and overall health. I have struggled with maintaining during our current pandemic and this is how I am getting back on track, you can too.
For those who celebrate Easter this is a special time for you. Although we as a world and country still suffer through this pandemic, we must not forget these days and what Christ did for us by dying on the cross. For many you may just flip past this piece because you don’t believe in … Continue reading Happy Resurrection Day!
Searching for the next opportunity while employed can be stressful maneuver but it doesn't have to you. Creating a stealth job search is possible with a strategy and a plan. Here are tips to help you make the best of your search.
Step right up, Step right up! The show is about to begin as we explore the world of the circus and those who made and make a magical place to visit. The tradition of the circus has a long incredible history as we learned from last week, but that history lesson is not over today … Continue reading Series Feature #20 Life in the Circus from Yesterday to Today! – Felix Wehrle (The Elastic Man)
Working from home is nothing new to our modern society, but due to recent events in our world it has become a requirement in many industries. Working from home for the first time, here are some of my tips I have discovered.
The year is now 2022 and over the course of the years especially since 2010 and then in 2013, which is the year I got married and had my daughter. I can honestly say for most of life although I have been provided everything I need, a roof, clothes, food and of course those things … Continue reading Getting Radical and No Longer Giving a Sh*T
The new year has arrived and in the new year we have the ability to make goals or what we commonly call New Year's resolutions.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-um38s-11879d0 Today we discuss my post covid and holiday as I recover from covid . We discuss music, movies and more. Let’s make 2022 great!
Covid has forever changed the world , but personally has changed my life in a different way. It has awakened me to my gifts, to go for my dreams and have an understanding how our work culture is changing. The piece examines what I have seen and hope to change in 2022 for a year of growth and progress.
Happy Birthday to my daughter Mikaylah who on January 5th, 2013, came into this world. Forever changing my life for the better. I never imagined each day I would look at a splitting image of me, although she is her own person, I see so much of myself in her its scary. Every day is … Continue reading Happy 9th Birthday Mikaylah !
Working to recover from COVID, my mind has drifted into self refllecting on the times of today, my work and the new year. The pandemic has certainty swifted in the way we think and what we trust to be important. What have you learned about yourself during this time and how do you intend on chnage in the new year.
Hard to believe its 2022, it literally feels as though we just began 2021 and now that year is good and gone and for good reason who wishes to remember this time in history, I certainty don’t want to remember the raging pandemic we live in today and how our lives have shifted dramatically in … Continue reading Happy New Year 2022
Are you a Scrooge or Cratchit? During this time of year we can all turn into a little of both, but examining Bob Cratchit for his money flaws and Scrooge as well we can all learn from this fictional characters especially durning the holidays and how we spend and save money.
Have the hap hap Happiest Christmas since Bing Crosby tap-danced with Danny F*cking Kay. As I wanted to start this off with one of the most classic Christmas moments in movie history. I love this time of year for the most part as this is a time that we should all spread a little cheer, … Continue reading Have a Hap-Hap Happiest Christmas!
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-p4tp8-115f76e Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night! Wishing everyone a time of peace and love as we discuss the meaning of the season!
I know there are probably going to be tons of advice out there not to panic with our world pandemic going on concerning the Corona Virus or COVID-19 and that may be easy to say but it seriously does disrupts our lives in ways we are not used to and hope that this situation does … Continue reading Overcoming fear in tough times
Happy Krampusnacht or if you celebrate the feast of St. Nicholas. Christmas time is here! Oh Christmas time, Oh Christmas time. For many and much of the world I know it can be hard to celebrate and why should we with Covid-19, Lock downs, high unemployment, people on the verge of losing everything. One could … Continue reading Krampus and St. Nick: How both Figures can Teach us to be Kind and Generous
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-cn538-114df8b 42 and feeling fine having celebrated 42 years of life. Conversed about prepping for Christmas and some of my favorite holiday films and memorable birthdays.
The holidays can be one of the most difficult times to get through lasting two long months of November to December starting as early as October for some as the reminders start to come earlier each year. Thanksgiving and especially Christmas can lead to many to fall into depression and even many leading to suicide. … Continue reading Dealing with Stress, Depression and Aniexty Durning the Holidays Amist COVID
The panic in today’s world is off the charts it seems with the current events of COVID-19, high unemployment and pure instability. Now I can only speak for the United States as this is a global situation. Since our lives have been rocked in the US with over 600,000 deaths, many due to COVID-19 has … Continue reading Being Kinder During These Stressful Times
Happy Thanksgiving! Today is a day we should appreciate even if you may not be in America but all over the world by being thankful. I understand that this may be hard to do especially in today’s time, but we MUST try. Why We Give Thanks Today we have LIFE and it sad to say … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving 2021 – The Real Reason We Should All be Thankful
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-2chh7-1139a8a Happy thanksgiving to you and your family! Our short conversation on the meaning of being thankful from a biblical and personal perspective. Even in todays thankless times we all can be thankful.
Twenty-Twenty has been one heck of year as much of the world is entrenched with COVID-19, many on the verge of poverty and homelessness. I know It seems pretty bleak as someone who lives in the United States it was been particularly difficult with lockdowns, with the family home and homeschooling. I obviously shouldn’t complain … Continue reading Being Thankful When It’s Difficult!
Step right up, Step right up! The show is about to begin as we explore the world of the circus and those who made and make a magical place to visit. The tradition of the circus has a long incredible history as we learned from last week, but that history lesson is not over today … Continue reading Series Feature #19 Life in the Circus from Yesterday to Today! – Prince Randian (The Human Caterpillar)
Happy Halloween everyone to those who celebrate and to those who don’t. Strangely I am someone who doesn’t really celebrate this day and its not completely because of my faith. You see growing up I was like most children and even young adults who celebrated by dressing up, going trick or treating and handing out … Continue reading Halloween’s of Yesterday and How I Remember This Day!
Step right up, Step right up! The show is about to begin as we explore the world of the circus and those who made and make a magical place to visit. The tradition of the circus has a long incredible history as we learned from last week, but that history lesson is not over today … Continue reading Series Feature #18 Life in the Circus from Yesterday to Today! – T.A. Valenzulea (The World’s Biggest Man)
Starting a new job and career can be on the most nerve-racking experiences one can have in their life no matter how many jobs or career changes you have. For some and even many, you may experience what is called Imposter Syndrome. Don’t worry it’s perfectly curable and it’s more common than you. In my … Continue reading Don’t let imposter syndrome bring you down
Growing up I was often the overweight kid as I think back over my life, taking a looking into my history and the photo album. Pictures of my youth as a young boy who had a normal weight, thin and healthy but as I got older my weight ballooned as I looked no longer healthy. … Continue reading Is The Body Positivity Social Movement Toxic?
The mental focus it takes to live life can be overwhelming at times, thinking about my life, your life can be a daunting task, but know you are not alone. All to often we are taught to take certain roles and paths. I often I think about our belief systems, our goals, what we are … Continue reading Get the best out of your life’s path
October 2nd marks 11 years of marriage to my beautiful wife Delia. I honestly can not imagine my life without her and thankful for her love and devotion to our marriage each day. I know no marriage is perfect and I am far from perfect to be the greatest spouse. I have changed over the … Continue reading Happy Wedding Anniversary 11 Years of Love and Happiness
Recently I had the pleasure to watch Rocketman the bio pic of Sir Elton John and I must say I quite impressed with his life and the impact he has made with his music and just his humanity throughout the world. Now mind you I am not sure how accurate this story to the real … Continue reading Accepting Yourself in Today’s World
We are times many of us have never experienced before due to COVID-19 pandemic with so much loss of life and being forced to stay home for our protection and the protection of others. We are all going through this situation differently. For someone like myself who has a family, a wife and daughter to … Continue reading The Loss of Enjoyment in These Times and How to Get it Back
Regret can be something that eats away at you if you don’t rectify it quickly and gain some perspective. Many of you may agree with this statement as I have come to reflect on regret a lot in my life and I think many of us do at times. To put this in perspective, recently … Continue reading Living In Regret and How to Overcome It
Where it All Begin Throughout my life from a wee lad I have always been someone who felt I had no value in this life as I grew up with a mother, father, sibling, aunts and uncles the whole nine yards. But early in my childhood after Mom and dad divorced and we moved in … Continue reading Why I Have so Much Trouble with My Self-Worth
For some feelings of inadequacy is something we tend to carry around throughout our lives, even though many will say you should not. Yes, we are all different have different talents, strengths and weaknesses. As an instructor to college-age students I have had my share of teaching students from all walks of life which has … Continue reading Why I Never Feel Good Enough, You Can overcome these Feelings Too!
Today we live in a world of social media, media and influencers who do everything in their power to influence how we view ourselves, how we should live our life and what we should consider as important. At times this angers me as someone who writes blogs for Need to Live, I work to give … Continue reading Why Its Important to Listen to Your Own Voice!
Step right up, Step right up! The show is about to begin as we explore the world of the circus and those who made and make a magical place to visit. The tradition of the circus has a long incredible history as we learned from last week, but that history lesson is not over today … Continue reading Series Feature #17 Life in the Circus from Yesterday to Today! – Jennie Quigley (The World’s Smallest Women)
I often look back on my life and think to myself how I have changed over the years, what milestones in my life help create who I am today. Some of those major life events include getting my college degrees, getting married and having my daughter. These were some of the happiest moments in my … Continue reading How self-reflection helps my mental health
Step right up, Step right up! The show is about to begin as we explore the world of the circus and those who made and make a magical place to visit. The tradition of the circus has a long incredible history as we learned from last week, but that history lesson is not over today … Continue reading Series Feature #16 Life in the Circus from Yesterday to Today! – The Human Skeletons and Thin Man Isaac Sprague and Peter Robinson.
Living in the 21st century Social Media has become a part of our daily lives, as we use it to keep in touch with just about everything from followers, friends and family, the news and basically anything that goes on in the world today. For some Social Media is the best thing since sliced bread … Continue reading The Effects of Social Media on Mental Health
Recently I had the time and urge to watch the television series Homeland on Hulu. A show that has been off the air for a few years now but one that I truly missed out until now. The main character Carrie Mathison a CIA agent who fights to keep America safe all while carrying around … Continue reading Why We Continue to Stigmatize Mental Illiness?
Step right up, Step right up! The show is about to begin as we explore the world of the circus and those who made and make a magical place to visit. The tradition of the circus has a long incredible history as we learned from last week, but that history lesson is not over today … Continue reading Series Feature #15 Life in the Circus from Yesterday to Today! – The Muse Brothers (Men from Mars)
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-4nkab-1231604 Today we discuss second chances and the pursuit of those second chances. We also discuss being sorry and it’s importance. Lastly we dive into some politics and other topics.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-pq69w-121f930 Today we honor mothers especially my mother and wife the mother of our child Mikaylah. We also go through the history of Mother’s Day and where it began.
https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-mbj4w-1215770 Today we discuss family, life and some politics as I dig into my high school days, finding love and the value of self worth.