Deep ecology and my initial awakening (pt 6)

Part 6: University and the teacher that truly changed my life, a Native Algerian Berbere Philosopher/Manager/Psychologist! So as you can probably see in Part 5, I could write an entire book just on our 7-month European journey, but I digress, this is NOT an autobiography, but more of a treatise to awaken our deeper selves, …

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Deep ecology and my initial awakening (pt 3)

Cadets and survival training and my very first awakening In my early teens, I joined the Navy Cadets, as my father kind of ‘encouraged’ me to ‘enlist’, because he believed I needed more discipline in my life. I was very much a dreamer… I was also quite smart, just not that organized. He thought Cadets …

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Deep ecology and my initial awakening (pt 2)

So here is part 2 of my book project, I overlapped a little from part 1... Parents’ separation and divorce, circa early 80s, troubled waters My first major life crisis was in the early 80s when my parents finally separated. I remember this being one of the hardest periods of my life even up to …

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Deep ecology and my initial awakening (pt 1)

Growing up in a small town called Knowlton in the 1970s was an interesting experience, to say the least. With a population of about 1000 inhabitants at the time, I was an only child, quite the loner and was always very in tune with nature and the forest, spending much of my free time wandering the forests around my house. I would climb to the top of a 50-foot pine so I could have an unencumbered view of our beautiful Brome Lake less than half a mile away. The swaying of the treetops from the mild summer breezes would give me some exhilaration but so would the breathtaking view and the thrill and danger of being so high up. 

10 foundations for Success by Jim Rohn :

10 foundations for Success by Jim Rohn : With commentary by Darren Hardy (editor at Success Magazine) Here are some notes I took with some of my own commentary and images added by me about one of my greatest mentors, the world-renowned author and mentor Jim Rohn! It was a sales video for an awesome new training program from Success Magazine. Jim’s 10 foundations for Success When he was 25, his mentors gave him some of the best advice: “For things to change for you, you have to change Stop wishing things were easier, wish you were better."

Is your life inspiring

Are you happy? I mean genuinely happy? Not just happy when you finish your shift, or happy while your watching the game on the weekend, or happy when you see your wife or husband. I mean are you deep down a happy person? Most people will say I don't really know? People often wonder if this is really what life is about: work, play, sleep, repeat? Then retire for not very much and just fade away... Is this what you were put on this Earth for? Or do you, and everyone, have a purpose?