The Power of Listening

THE POWER OF LISTENING God gave us two ears and one mouth for a reason – we should listen twice as much as we speak!  When my boys were in high school and we rode back and forth to school we did a lot of talking. Looking back I feel the biggest mistake I made at...

The Power Of Habit

THE POWER OF HABIT Habits are powerful routines. They are automatic and sequential movements of our bodies. Neuroscientists estimated that 95% of our daily activities are done at a subconscious level, carried out without our conscious brain being aware of what is...

Burning Out

In his sophomore year in high school, one of our sons achieved a 4.6 GPA on his way to gaining an International Baccalaureate Diploma. It was a great achievement, but it came at a heavy cost. Despite being over 6 ft tall, by graduation he weighed less than 120 lbs....

The Secret Sauce

The secret sauce! Last Thursday at 10am, I pulled into the Planet Fitness carpark, ready for my morning workout, and I was amazed to see that the car park was packed. I thought there must be some special event going on, but I was wrong. The cars  all belonged to...